The transfer windows in Europe’s top leagues are closed, but it’s never too early to look forward to January. Click here to view the latest transfers, and keep up to date with the newest gossip below.TOP STORY: Fellaini in line for Premier League returnWe’re only just into December, but already we have a nomination for the most bizarre transfer story of the winter. According to Belgian publication DH Net, Marouane Fellaini could be set for a dramatic Premier League return.2 RelatedThe site claims that conversations have already taken place between Fellaini and Jose Mourinho, as the Portuguese manager plots a move to bring the towering former Manchester United midfielder to Spurs.The 31-year-old has been playing for Chinese club Shandong Luneng Taishan FC since February of this year, but if DH is to be believed, the Belgium international’s brief spell in Asia might be about to come to an end. They claim that a move could be completed in January, as Mourinho remains keen on signing a player with Fellaini’s unique skillset.LIVE BLOG08.00 GMT: Superdeporte reports that former Valencia coach Marcelino is in London amidst reports he could coach in the Premier League next.Marcelino has been out of a job since being unexpectedly sacked by Valencia on Sept. 11. The Spaniard cannot coach another La Liga club until next season but, according to Superdeporte, he is considering a future in England, with both Arsenal and Everton among the clubs that are looking for a permanent coach.play0:54Gab Marcotti says Krzysztof Piatek appears to be regaining confidence at the perfect time for Milan.PAPER TALK (by Tom Fenton)Leipzig lead the pack in the race for HaalandRB Leipzig look to have stolen a march on their rivals as the race to sign highly rated FC Salzburg striker Erling Braut Haaland intensifies, Di Marzio reports.The 19-year-old has become one of the most sought-after teenagers in world football, following a tremendous campaign for the Austrian side. However, reports in Italy suggest that the likes of Napoli and Manchester United could be set to miss out on Haaland, with the Red Bull relationship carving a path for the youngster to move to sister club RB Leipzig instead.The move would be the latest in a long line of young players choosing to switch from Salzburg to Leipzig, as the likes of Naby Keita, Marcel Sabitzer and Amadou Haidara have all blazed similar trails in recent years.Despite interest from some of Europe’s biggest clubs, Di Marzio speculates that Haaland will instead pick Leipzig, as the German title contenders can guarantee him first-team football on a regular basis.Conte looking to sign Alonso in JanuaryInter Milan are in the race to sign Chelsea left-back Marcos Alonso, according to Calciomercato. The Italian publication claims that the 28-year-old, who starred for Antonio Conte in his spell at Chelsea, is being lined up for as a move once the window reopens in January.Conte’s side sit top of Serie A still after Juventus lost to Lazio on Saturday and are ready to reinforce their squad to improve their title chances.At the top of that list is Alonso, with the defender reportedly keen to return to Serie A as he misses Italy, having played for Fiorentina before moving to Stamford Bridge.Tap ins– Krzysztof Piatek could be set to leave San Siro at the end of the season should the Rossoneri sign veteran striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Corriere Dello Sport reports. The Poland marksman has struggled in Milan so far, though he scored in his team’s 3-2 win over Bologna on Sunday.– Everton are looking into the prospect of bringing Monaco coach Leonardo Jardim to the club, as they step up their search for a new manager, the Daily Mirror reports. According to the paper, Jardim is one of a number of candidates being monitored by the Merseyside club, with Ralf Rangnick and former boss David Moyes on the shortlist to take over on a permanent basis after the sacking of Marco Silva on Friday.



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