The summer transfer window was unlike any other; see all the major deals and check out how we graded the biggest signings. And just because the window is shut until January, that doesn't mean the rumours won't keep coming. Here is the latest gossip and speculation.
TOP STORY: Roma eyes Madrid's Ceballos
Los Blancos reportedly value the midfielder at €20 million and while his former club Real Betis are also said to be interested, they would be unwilling to match that pricetag. Meanwhile, Mourinho is said to be keen on adding the Spain international to his squad as a "key" to his plans in the January transfer market.
Ceballos, 25, spent the past two seasons on-loan at Arsenal before returning to the Bernabeu this season. He joined up with Spain for the Olympics in the summer and suffered an ankle injury as his side went home with a silver medal. He is yet to return to action following his injury and is expected to be back in mid-November.
However, losses to Lazio and Juventus in the league have shown more reinforcements could be necessary whilst a 6-1 defeat to Bodo/Glimt in the Europa Conference League has also brought criticism onto Mourinho.
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21.17 BST: And the final entry of today is news of a possible double exit from Arsenal, with Matteo Guendouzi and Konstantinos Mavropanos set to leave the club on a permanent basis in the summer.
Football London claims that both will exit for a combined £12m, but only if the respective clubs at which they are spending this season on loan, Marseille and Stuttgart, avoid relegation.
20.58 BST: PSG are eyeing Bayern Munich's Corentin Tolisso as a possible midfield option if they cannot land Paul Pogba next summer.
According to Calciomercato, 27-year-old Tolisso is a potential addition for the Ligue 1 side. The World Cup-winning French international's contract at Bayern expires in 2023 and he has previously been linked with a move to the Premier League.
20.28 BST: Talks between Chelsea and defender Andreas Christensen over a new contract have stalled, according to Goal.
The two parties have reportedly not made any progress in two months. Chelsea's latest offer would extend the Denmark international for another four years -- with a club option of a fifth -- but would also mean he remains one of the club's lowest earners.
19.59 BST: Roma are looking to move on five players in January as Jose Mourinho attempts to overhaul his squad to compete at the top of Serie A.
According to a report from Calciomercato, the club are willing to let go of American defender Bryan Reynolds, as well as Marash Kumbulla, Amadou Diawara, Borja Mayoral and Gonzalo Villar.
19.30 BST: Everton have stepped up plans to sign Stoke City centre-back Harry Souttar, according to The Sun.
The Goodison Park club has been watching the 23-year-old Australia international, with an eye on a move amid doubts over the future of Yerry Mina on Merseyside.
19.03 BST: Two bits of Real Madrid news now, with suggestions Marcelo and Isco could be on their way out of the Bernabeu.
Journalist Ekrem Konur reports that left-back Marcelo, who is 33 and out of contract next summer having struggled with muscle injuries, is considering a move back to Brazil with Fluminese, the club with which he began his career.
Meanwhile, according to Calciomercato, Everton, Leicester, Milan and Juventus are keeping tabs on 29-year-old Isco, who is also a free agent next summer and could be set to leave los Blancos after nine seasons.
18.30 BST: Juventus hope to reduce the clause in Alvaro Morata's loan that would allow them to sign the 29-year-old permanently at the end of the season.
Mundo Deportivo reports the Serie A club intend to sign the Spain international after two seasons on loan from Atletico Madrid, but the current clause of €35m is more than they would be willing to part with.
18.02 BST: Newcastle have put Wolves captain Conor Coady at the top of their transfer target list, according to The Sun.
The Magpies have been linked with a flurry of players since being taken over at the start of October and the England international defender is desired, but it will not be an easy move to make; Wolves value the centre-back at over £20m.
17.33 BST: According to journalist Gianluca Di Marzio, Real Madrid are attempting to sign Kylian Mbappe and Erling Haaland next summer.
Speaking to WettFreunde, the journalist said: "Haaland has a release clause of 75 million. It is normal for many clubs to try to get him. Real Madrid will try to get Haaland together with Mbappe. They want to do it, but I don't know if they can do it."
17.01 BST: Julien Laurens believes the senior members of Manchester United's squad could control the future of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
16.15 BST: Sport is reporting that Ousmane Dembele's agent has contacted both Juventus and Newcastle United in the hope of arranging a move away from Barcelona.
Dembele, 24, is out of contract at the end of the season and Barca will have to arrange a transfer in January to avoid losing a player who cost an initial €105m on a free transfer.
15.32 BST: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is fighting to save his job as Manchester United manager, with sources telling ESPN that the 48-year-old had already lost the faith of a sizable number of his squad even before Sunday's 5-0 defeat against Liverpool.
ESPN has also been told that the United hierarchy are aware that former Juventus, Chelsea and Inter Milan coach Antonio Conte is prepared to return to management at Old Trafford.
14.48 BST: Torino coach Ivan Juric has rejected reports that striker Andrea Belotti could join AC Milan in January.
Belotti, 27, is out of contract at the end of the season and will able to open talks over a precontract agreement with another club in the New Year. It has been speculated that Torino could offer Belotti to Milan in the winter window, if Milan agree to make Tommaso Pobega's loan deal with them a permanent switch.
"Belotti won't leave in January," Juric told Tuttosport. "We will see at the end of the season. I hope he will have a great season, then we will look each other in the eyes and see what he decides to do."
14.00 BST: West Ham United boss David Moyes has told Sky Sports that it will now take an offer of more than £100m if any club is to sign Declan Rice.
Sources have told ESPN that Rice, 22, is on Manchester United's list of transfer targets for next summer. But Moyes says any interested club will have to come up with an even bigger transfer fee than quoted in the summer window just gone to and the midfielder.
"There was a bargain to be had with Declan Rice at £100million." Moyes said. "That bargain is now gone."
🗣️ "There was a bargain to be had with Declan Rice at £100million. That bargain is now gone."— Sky Sports News (@SkySportsNews) October 25, 2021
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13.14 BST: Chelsea still have the most expensive goalkeeper of all-time in €80m Kepa Arrizabalaga.
But Kepa has slipped behind Edouard Mendy at Stamford Bridge and could be allowed to leave. Juventus are one team that are interested as they are looking for competition for Wojciech Szczesny and could see Mattia Perin depart.
TuttoJuve claims that Juve will make an offer (most likely a loan with an offer to sign Kepa permanently for a cheap fee) in the coming January window.
12.28 BST: Barcelona could decide to move on United States international defender Sergino Dest, says El Nacional.
Dest, 20, arrived from Ajax in 2020 for €21m plus €5m in add-ons but has been inconsistent with some of his performances.
The full-back missed a golden opportunity to put Barca ahead in the El Clasico defeat against Real Madrid on Sunday (stream a replay on ESPN+), but missed the target.
Barca are still looking to reduce their wage bill in the midst of €1.4 billion debt, so Dest could be one to depart.
11.43 BST: Angers star Angelo Fulgini is attracting interest from the Premier League, says The Sun.
Fulgini, 25, has impressed in midfield for the Ligue 1 side after joining from Valenciennes in 2017, with a number of interested clubs following him.
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10.55 BST: After his stellar weekend performance with a hat trick against Man United, a reminder that Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah says that his future at the club is not in his hands.
Salah, 29, the league's joint-top scorer this season with 10 goals, has a contract with Liverpool until June 2023.
"If you ask me, I would love to stay until the last day of my football career. But I can't say much about that, it's not in my hands," he told Sky Sports last week. "It depends on what the club want, not on me. At the moment I can't see myself ever playing against Liverpool. That would make me sad.
"It's hard, I don't want to talk about it, but it would make me really sad... but let's see what will happen in the future."
10.06 BST: Journalist Nico Schira says that a number of top clubs want to sign Porto winger Luis Diaz.
Diaz, 24, has seven goals in 11 games this season and has attracted the likes of Chelsea, Bayern Munich and Real Madrid, as well as Newcastle (who now have funds after their Saudi-backed takeover.)
The Colombia international has brought on super-agent Pini Zahavi to help him in the next stage of his career, but has an €80m release clause which Porto will insist on being paid.
09.22 BST: Real Madrid veteran Marcelo will depart the club in the summer says El Nacional.
Marcelo, 33, is coming to the end of his career and wants to head back to Brazil to play for Fluminense before he retires.
The left-back began his career at the club before moving to Madrid in 2007.
08.30 BST: Erling Haaland will command wages of at least £30m if he leaves Borussia Dortmund for a new club next summer, sources have told ESPN, with Manchester United, Manchester City, Chelsea and Real Madrid all in the race to sign the Norway forward.
Haaland, 21, can reportedly leave Dortmund at the end of this season if a club triggers his €75m ($87m) release clause at Signal Iduna Park. Sources have told ESPN the fee will be inflated by a significant payment to Haaland's representatives for brokering a deal.
ESPN has been told that senior figures from interested clubs have been made aware that Haaland expects a pay deal that would see him earn in excess of £500,000-a-week. ESPN has contacted the Haaland camp for a response to the figures.
Despite the potential cost of any deal to sign Haaland, who rejected a move to United during the 2019-20 winter transfer window by opting instead to join Dortmund from FC Salzburg, he remains a priority target for Europe's leading clubs.
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PAPER GOSSIP (by Luke Thrower)
- Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger is in talks with four clubs over a potential move at the end of his contract according to reports. Journalist Gianluca Di Marzio, when speaking to WettFreunde, said that the Germany international is in talks with Manchester City, Paris Saint-Germain, Tottenham Hotspur and Juventus over a contract once his current deal ends in the summer.
- Chelsea are set to reward academy graduate Trevoh Chalobah with a new contract after making his way into the first team. According to Football London, an agreement is close between the defender's representatives and the club over an extension, with his deal ending in 2022.
- AC Milan are eyeing a move for Brest defender Romain Faivre, according to Calciomercato. The 23-year-old is said to prefer a move to the Rossoneri, however the Ligue 1 club isn't willing to move him on until the end of the summer rather than January, which Milan would prefer.
- After their battle in Serie A on Sunday, there could be another fight between Internazionale and Juventus off the pitch. According to Calciomercato, both clubs have identified Fiorentina's Dusan Vlahovic and Sampdoria's Mikkel Damsgaard as potential transfers for the future with both clubs willing to pursue a move for the attacking players.
- Manchester City are ready to challenge AS Roma for Borussia Monchengladbach midfielder Denis Zakaria. According to Calciomercato, Pep Guardiola is eyeing a move for the 24-year-old, who is out of contract in the summer. Roma are hoping to add him to their ranks after missing out on Arsenal's Granit Xhaka in the summer.