As the January transfer window draws near, clubs and players are making their moves.

Manager Jose Mourinho is set to hand 35-year-old midfielder Michael Carrick a one-year contract to extend his Manchester United career into a 12th season. (Daily Express)

Manchester United and Chelsea are reportedly keeping tabs on Santos midfielder Thiago Maia, 19, but could miss out to Paris St-Germain.(Calciomercato via Daily Express)

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has not ruled out former Blues midfielder Frank Lampard, 38, returning to the club in a coaching capacity if the ex-England international decides to quit playing. (Daily Mail)

Harry Kane has urged Tottenham to sort out his contract, with Manchester United among the big clubs monitoring the 23-year-old striker’s situation after talks over a new deal were put on hold last week. (Mirror)

Leicester manager Claudio Ranieri is targeting Olympiakos’ Serbia international midfielder Luka Milivojevic, 25. (Mirror)

Leicester manager Claudio Ranieri is considering dropping 25-year-old winger Riyad Mahrez to help the reigning PFA Player of the Year rediscover his best form.(Telegraph)

AC Milan will make a move for Jack Wilshere, who is on loan at Bournemouth from Arsenal, in the summer when the 24-year-old midfielder will have one year left on his Gunners contract. (Daily Star)

Gareth Southgate, 46, plans to keep Rooney as England captain if he is appointed permanent manager of the national team. (Daily Star)

West Ham hope defender Reece Oxford, 20, will finally sign a new five-year deal within the next 10 days – after interest from Manchester United and Manchester City. (Sun)

Merseyside rivals Liverpool and Everton are eyeing a move for 16-year-old South American striker Gustavo Viera. (Sun)

Defender Jon Flanagan, 23, has his sights set on regaining a place in Liverpool’s starting XI when he returns from his loan spell at Burnley. (Liverpool Echo)

Hull striker Abel Hernandez, 26, is ready to quit the club in January to be reunited with ex-Tigers boss Steve Bruce at Aston Villa. (TuttoMercatoWeb via Hull Daily Mail)