With a fierce battle for the title, a huge scrap for European football and a number of clubs desperately looking to avoid relegation to the Championship, dipping into the transfer market could be key for those clubs to achieve their aims.
As such, plenty of rumours are already floating around and we have gathered some of the latest snippets below.
Seven names for United
The Evening Standard say that ‘midfield and attack are the areas Solskjaer is desperate to improve’l Those names: former Liverpool midfielder Emre Can, Everton’s Richarlison, Red Bull Salzburg’s Erling Braut Haaland, Lyon’s Moussa Dembele, Juventus forward Mario Mandzukic, Jadon Sancho James Maddison.
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The trio have all struggled for first-team opportunities so far this season, with both Giroud and Pedro able to discuss contracts with foreign clubs in the New Year ahead of their contract expiry at the end of the season.
Alonso, meanwhile, has seen his future come under speculation amid continued links suggesting the Blues will move for Leicester City’s Ben Chillwell.
Liverpool and Arsenal have both previously been attributed with an interest in the Netherlands international and, despite only returning to his homeland in the summer from Sevilla, is open to a Premier League switch.
“To me, if I have a chance, maybe in the future,” he told reporters after the game.