Here are the latest transfer rumours from the papers and online...
Fernando Torres has a month to prove to Rafa Benitez that he can once again be the player he was at Liverpool, with the Blues ready to swoop for Metalist Kharkiv star Taison and keeping tabs on Bayer Leverkusen's £22m-rated German Andre Schurrle. (Daily Mirror)
David Beckham is set for talks with Monaco and Paris Saint-Germain about a lucrative move to France once he brings the curtain down on his career at LA Galaxy this weekend. (Daily Mail)
Joe Cole is wanted by Harry Redknapp to help save QPR from the drop. The relegation-threatened club will explore the option of taking the former England international on loan until the end of the season when the transfer window re-opens. (Dail Mail)
Redknapp also wants Loic Remy but is set for disappointment with the Marseille striker only keen to join a side contending for Champions League football. (Daily Mail)
Tottenham striker Jermain Defoe has rubbished speculation linking him with a move to QPR and said he wants to remain at White Hart Lane for the rest of his career. (Daily Mirror)
West Ham are pressing ahead with a move for Ajax winger Miralem Sulejmani after missing out in the summer. (Daily Mail)
Joleon Lescott is intent on fighting his way back into the Manchester City first team after recently falling out of favour with Roberto Mancini. The manager has no plans to sell Lescott in the January transfer window and the 30-year-old is still considered an important member of his squad. (Guardian)
Josh McEachran has urged Chelsea boss Rafa Benitez not to recall him in January as he wants to complete the season in the Championship with Middlesbrough. (Daily Mirror)
Jose Mourinho is ready and willing to take over as manager of Manchester City next summer. (The Sun)
And here are the latest transfer tales from talksport.co.uk...
Theo Walcott tells Arsenal he won't discuss a new contract until he's assured a regular starting spot