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The January transfer window is drawing ever closer, with Premier League clubs up and down the country preparing for a busy month
 Manchester City are considering a £50million bid for Leicester City’s Ben Chilwell as they look to bolster their defensive options in January
Antonio Valencia is also increasingly likely to be leaving Manchester United next month after losing the trust of Jose Mourinho
For those of you reading this on the mobile app, click here to gain full access  Nathan Salt  Host commentator Auto-update 08:53 ‘He has been a top player for many years and would be very welcome’ Barcelona defender Jordi Alba has insisted Alvaro Morata ‘would be very welcome’ at the club after speculation emerged the Catalan giants are considering a January move for him
Morata has struggled to command a regular spot in the first-team at Stamford Bridge since arriving from Real Madrid in the summer of 2017
And as he continues to flatter to deceive under Maurizio Sarri he could soon find himself out of favour and heading towards the exit
FULL STORY HERE. 08:42 One in, one out?  With Antonio Valencia mulling over an exit, Jose Mourinho will no doubt push his case once more to the board for defensive reinforcements
   And according to the Evening Standard, United are considering a January deal for Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly that would make the Senegalese international the most expensive defender in history
 Jose Mourinho has long been in the market for a new central defender and his side’s woeful defensive record this season, following a disappointing summer window, has made it clear he needs new recruits
 The Portuguese boss is said to have already had two bids rejected for Koulibaly, who impressed in Napoli’s 1-0 defeat at Liverpool on Tuesday night
 FULL STORY HERE. 08:32 Antonio Valencia heads for Manchester United exit as captain accepts he will struggle to win back Mourinho’s trust  CHRIS WHEELER: Manchester United captain Antonio Valencia is open to leaving Old Trafford in the January transfer window after accepting that he is unlikely to win back the trust of manager Jose Mourinho
 Valencia’s agent has been in Manchester this week to discuss his options, with the 33-year-old, who has attracted interest from West Ham and Spanish clubs, yet to be offered a new deal
 Valencia and Mourinho fell out following the 0-0 draw with Valencia in the Champions League at the start of October after he liked an Instagram post calling for the under-pressure manager to be sacked
 FULL STORY HERE. 08:22 Rise and shine.  Good morning and welcome back to Sportsmail’s dedicated live transfer blog where I attempt to keep you in the loop with all the ins and outs across Europe
   Plus, it’s Friday! Assume you are all as happy as Jurgen Klopp is in this photo
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