As kids begin compiling Christmas lists, football managers across the land continue to finalise January shopping lists for their sugar daddy chairmen.
It seems Marco Reus will be a Man United player next season after Dortmund executive Hans-Joachim Watzke conceded the player's contract does in fact contain a £29m release clause, which the Red Devils are willing to pay (A Bola)
Denmark coach Morten Olsen has given Arsenal a major boost by advising Nicklas Bendtner to leave in search of regular first team football (Inside Futbol)
Jose Mourinho will travel to Belgium on Thursday and watch them take on Colombia in an international friendly, where he'll decide whether to bid £60m for Radamel Falcao (ESPN)
After watching Robin van Persie score the winner against Arsenal at Old Trafford, Arsene Wenger has ruled out selling another player to the Red Devils (talkSPORT)
And finally, Yossi Benayoun has turned down the opportunity of moving to sunny Shepherd's Bush by choosing to join Malaga instead of QPR (Caught Offside)