Transfer rumours - Arsenal and Liverpool at war, Chelsea close to Guarin deal, Agger set for exit

Shhhh! Don't tell anyone but I'm joining Arsenal or Liverpool. Photo: PA

With two weeks until the January transfer window opens, England's top clubs are starting to finalise plans for who's coming and going during winter.

Arsenal and Liverpool face a January tug-of-war over Konstantinos Mitroglou, the Greek international striker who is due to face Man United in the Champions League knockout stages (Daily Star)

Jose Mourinho is closing in on the signing of Inter Milan)


Gazzetta dello Sport say Chelsea are closing in on a deal for Inter Milan midfielder Fredy Guarin, who will sign a three-and-half-year deal.

Liverpool look set to offer Daniel Agger a reunion with former Reds boss Rafael Benitez at Napoli, with a January loan deal looking likely (Guardian)

Monaco are pondering a surprise move for Spurs and England defender Kyle Walker, who only signed a new deal at White Hart Lane in October (Telegraph)

And finally, Andre Villas-Boas will be cheered up after getting the boot at Spurs with a £4.5m compensation package (Evening Standard)