Sunderland boss Chris Coleman is reportedly eyeing a January swoop for Barnsley frontman Tom Bradshaw.
Having lost Lewis Grabban back to Bournemouth and sold James Vaughan to Wigan, the Black Cats manager is desperate to add a striker to his ranks this week.
And according to reports has placed the 25-year-old, who he handed his international debut 18 months back, at the top of his list.
But he won't have it all his own way, should he make a move for Bradshaw before the end of the month. Ipswich Town, QPR and Reading are also keen.
The former Everton and Man City man has 18 months left on his SAFC deal but has been told he can leave the club for free.
Celtic's Brendan Rodgers, who has been linked with a move for £70,000-per-week Rodwell in the past, could be tempted to sign the player this month, as he eyes a squad revamp at Celtic Park.
Arsenal are keen to sign Manchester United's 28-year-old Armenia midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan as part of any deal that would take forward Alexis Sanchez, 29, to Old Trafford. (Guardian)
Manchester United first approached Alexis Sanchez's camp about signing the Chile international last summer. (Star)
Manchester City have pulled out of a deal to sign Sanchez over wages and fees demanded by the player's agent. (Goal)
Arsenal held talks with Bordeaux attacking midfielder Malcom on Sunday and are expected to pay £40m for the Brazilian 20-year-old. (Guardian)
Arsenal and Chelsea are interested in Watford's 20-year-old Brazilian forward Richarlison. (Sun)
Swansea will make a club record £25m move for Atletico Madrid striker Kevin Gameiro, 30, but face competition from Turkish side Fenerbahce. (Sun)
Chelsea are still keen to sign a striker in January - with the loan signing of West Ham's 29-year-old English striker Andy Carroll a possible option. (Telegraph)
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has not ruled out taking over the Italynational team for a second time if he leaves the Stamford Bridge club at the end of the season. (Express)
Manchester United are ready to hand 27-year-old Spain goalkeeper David de Gea a new contract that will keep him at the club for the rest of his career. (Mirror)
Paris St-Germain midfielder Lucas Moura, 25, has been linked with Manchester United and says: "Unfortunately, it's the end for me in Paris. I like the English championship." (Express)
Crystal Palace are hoping to complete a £15m deal to sign Fiorentina's 24-year-old Senegal striker Khouma Babacar. (Guardian)
The Eagles are also in talks to sign Ipswich's Polish keeper Bartosz Bialkowski. The Championship club want more than £4m for the 30-year-old. (Sun)
Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson plans to add to his squad in January and, even though director of football Dougie Freedman is working on a number of potential deals, he does not believe any are imminently close. (Times - subscription required)
Borussia Dortmund are close to announcing the signing of Basel's 22-year-old Swiss centre-back Manuel Akanji. (Ruhr Nachrichten - in German)
Saint-Etienne are in talks to sign Arsenal's 32-year-old French right-back Mathieu Debuchy, formerly of Newcastle United. (TF1 - in French)
Everton manager Sam Allardyce says Theo Walcott, 28, could play "anywhere across the front three" if he manages to sign the forward from Arsenal. (Sun)
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho's latest instalment of his row with Chelsea counterpart Antonio Conte has him saying: "When I don't start [the rows] it's quite funny for me to see other people on the other side acting like victims when they're not the victims." (Telegraph)