Transfer rumours - Liverpool beat Arsenal to Greek striker, Newcastle raid Ligue 1, Man Utd lose out on Garay

Kostas Mitroglou could be set for a move to Liverpool. Photo: PA

After growing frustrated with Arsenal's attempts to sign Luis Suarez, Liverpool may well get their own back in January.

According to reports, Liverpool have beaten Arsenal to the signature of £7m rated Greek international striker Kostas Mitroglou, by sending Head of Recruitment Dave Fallows and chief scout Barry Hunter to watch him. The pair were in Romania where the prolific striker fired Greece to the World Cup finals (Mirror)

Watch Mitroglou score a stunner for Olympiakos in the Champions League last month

AC Milan forward Stephan El Shaarawy is open to linking up with Roberto Mancini at Galatasaray despite interest from various Premier League clubs (Forza Italian Football)

Newcastle are continuing with their policy of signing whoever they can find from Ligue 1 by chasing the man dubbed the 'new Emmanuel Adebayor' (Metro)

Gaston Ramirez should consider moving to Inter Milan in January to kick-start his stuttering career, according to his agent (Goal)

Rafael Benitez and Napoli have gained the upper hand over Man United in the chase for Benfica defender Ezequiel Garay, reports in Portugal suggest (A Bola)