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Transfer rumours LIVE: Lukaku meeting with Chelsea, Newcastle start their spending...

Hello and welcome to this Monday's transfer rumours blog. The January transfer window is just around the corner, with teams already having some potential targets in mind, so we'll bring you all the latest rumours and completed deals.

Transfer rumours LIVE

This is the start of our transfer rumours blog, with the most recent updates being the ones closest to the top.

13:00 GMT: Digne heading towards exit at Everton

The arrival of Vitaliy Mykolenko at Everton will open the door for Lucas Digne to secure a move away from the club, with the Frenchman having fallen out of favour with Rafa Benitez.

12:00 GMT: Alemany discusses Dembele

Barcelona director of football Mateu Alemany discussed Ousmane Dembele's future during Ferran Torres' presentation and made clear that they want him to stay at the club.

"We have been in contact with his agents for five months. They know what the club's position is and we have been very patient," said Alemany.

"They know very well what we want, that we want him to stay, and therefore it is an issue that cannot be delayed much longer. They know the whole scenario."

11:30 GMT: Cavani going nowhere

Edinson Cavani has been linked with a move away from Manchester United, but Ralf Rangnick has confirmed that the Uruguayan will not depart Old Trafford this month.

10:30 GMT: Morata closing in on Barcelona

Everything seems to be on track for Alvaro Morata to join Barcelona, according to MARCA's Jose Felix Diaz, but there are still lots of moving parts. For starters, his loan deal at Juventus would have to be terminated and he would have to first return to Atletico Madrid before being moved on to Barcelona.

10:00 GMT: Isco to the Premier League?

Real Madrid playmaker Isco is able to speak to other clubs about signing a pre-contract agreement, and the Express note that Tottenham Hotspur are considering a cut-price offer to take him off Los Blancos' hands.

09:30 GMT: Tottenham keen on Adama Traore

Wolves are open to selling Adama Traore and, as reported by the Telegraph, Tottenham Hotspur are open to paying the 20 million pound fee that they are demanding. West Ham are also monitoring the Spaniard.

09:00 GMT: Dembele-Martial swap

Ousmane Dembele's contract talks at Barcelona have stalled, and the Catalan newspaper Ara reports that the Blaugrana and Manchester United are open to the idea of a swap deal that would see Dembele head to Old Trafford and Anthony Martial go the other way to the Camp Nou.

08:30 GMT: Newcastle start their spending

Newcastle United are set to complete the signing of Atletico Madrid right-back Kieran Trippier for 30 million euros, and inews state that Lille centre-back Sven Botman will follow him to St James' Park for 35 million euros.

08:00 GMT: Chelsea meeting with Lukaku

Romelu Lukaku was left out of Chelsea's squad for last Sunday's 2-2 draw at home to Liverpool, and speaking afterwards Thomas Tuchel said that he will meet the Belgian to discuss his comments.

"First we have to assess the situation, not listen to the media or the pressure, understand what he said and why he said it. Then we will make the decision if he is ready for Wednesday," said Tuchel.

In England, there is already speculation that Lukaku could reunite with former Inter boss Antonio Conte at Tottenham Hotspur.

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