TRANSFER GOSSIP: Man City consider move for Savinho who is impressing on loan at City Football Group side Girona while Saudi interest is mounting for Inter Milan forward Alexis Sanchez
- Manchester United could have a busy month when it comes to players leaving the club
- Rivals Man City are considering a move for Brazilian U20 international Savinho
- It's tight at the top of the tree with Arsenal, Liverpool and Aston Villa all dropping points… so who has won Christmas so far? – It all starts
Christmas Day is over and that means we are now in the final stretch to the new year and the start of the January transfer window.
As injuries pile up and a congested fixture list begins to take its toll, a number of Premier League clubs are assessing whether their ranks have the necessary depth to challenge in the second half of the season.
Manchester United could have a busy month – in terms of spending – following the arrival of Sir Jim Ratcliffe at Old Trafford, which was announced on Christmas Eve.
The likes of Jadon Sancho, Raphael Varane and Anthony Martial have all been linked with a move away from the club.
Mail Sport rounds up the hottest gossip on Boxing Day.
Jadon Sancho is one of the Man United players who could leave the club next month
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Man City are discussing the possibility of signing Brazilian U20 international Savinho from Troyes, which is part of the City Football Group. The player is loaned to Girona, where he wants to stay until the end of the season. (Fabrizio Romano)
Aston Villa are eyeing a January move for Leeds star Crysencio Summerville. Unai Emery is trying to convince the Dutchman – who scored ten goals in the Championship this season – to make the switch. (Mundo Deportivo according to the Mirror)
Wolves are keen to sign Crystal Palace goalkeeper Sam Johnstone, who has lost his place in the Eagles squad due to injury and Dean Henderson's return to fitness. (The sun)
Saudi interest in Inter Milan star Alexis Sanchez is increasing, while Al-Ittihad, Al-Shabab and Steven Gerrard's Al-Ettifaq are all interested. (Air sports)
Vitor Roque travels to Spain to join Barcelona after the deal to bring the Brazilian teenager to Camp Nou was postponed until January. (Fabrizio Romano)
Manchester City are discussing a move for Savinho, who is on loan from Troyes to Girona – both clubs in the City Football Group
Joshua Zirkzee is reportedly on Manchester United's shortlist of potential attackers to sign
Alexis Sanchez is attracting Saudi interest, including from Steven Gerrard's Al-Ettifaq
Manchester United are keen to sign a striker after their goal struggles against their shortlist, which includes Bologna's Joshua Zirkzee. (Sports1)
Barcelona are prepared to activate Chadi Riad's £6million buyback clause from Real Betis, which could see them parting ways with one of Andreas Christensen or Jules Kounde in the summer. (Sport)
West Ham winger Said Benrahma is a target for struggling French side Lyon in January after seeing limited game time this season. (talkSPORT)
Man United could be willing to let Amad Diallo loan out to Southampton during the January transfer window. (Football insider)