Football Transfer News: Ukraine midfielder Mykhaylo Mudryk, 22, has informed Shakhtar Donetsk that he wants to join Arsenal in January.
Shakhtar director Darijo Srna dined with former Arsenal players Willian and Eduardo in London on Thursday.
Manchester United have held initial talks about signing France defender Axel Disasi from Monaco, with the 24-year-old being tracked by a number of Premier League clubs.
Real Madrid are becoming optimistic of their chances of beating Liverpool to the signing of England midfielder Jude Bellingham from Borussia Dortmund.
Netherlands midfielder Frenkie de Jong, 25, is one of four Barcelona players not available for sale this month, according to club’s president Joan Laporta.
Ajax have set a 40m pounds price tag for 22-year-old Ghana forward Mohammed Kudus, who is wanted by Manchester United.
Manchester United are interested in Eintracht Frankfurt’s 24-year-old French forward Randal Kolo Muani.
Southampton are looking at the possibility of signing 29-year-old English defender Michael Keane from Everton.
Saints have agreed a 6m pounds deal with Dinamo Zagreb for Croatia forward Mislav Orsic.
Juventus and Borussia Dortmund are monitoring Aston villa’s 19-year-old English midfielder Tim Iroegbunam, who is on loan at Queens Park Rangers.
Coventry City could move for 31-year-old English midfielder Jamie Paterson, who is out of favour at Swansea City.