The Daily Mirror reports Chelsea are prepared to pay up to £25 million for Burnley’s Michael Keane to help solve their defensive crisis – the Blues are understood to have made a preliminary inquiry about the former Manchester United centre-back, who was wanted by Premier League champions Leicester in the summer.

Michael Keane could be lining up on the same team as Diego Costa soon (Frank Augstein/AP)

Chelsea could also make a January move for Tottenham full-back Ben Davies, claims ESPN.

Man United midfielder Juan Mata has held talks over a new contract with manager Jose Mourinho, according to the Sun.

Can I stay, boss? Juan Mata is reportedly talking with Jose Mourinho over a new deal (Mike Egerton/PA)

The Daily Mail says Arsenal are monitoring Sassuolo striker Gregoire Defrel, who has also been watched by Premier League rivals Liverpool.