TRANSFER GOSSIP COLUMN: Tottenham considering move for forgotten Everton defender as they seek cover, Kalvin Phillips’ Juventus move is at risk while Real Madrid hand Kylian Mbappe deadline to join

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  • Tottenham are reportedly plotting a move for a forgotten Everton defender  
  • Real Madrid are said to have given Kylian Mbappe a deadline over joining them 
  • IAN LADYMAN: Liverpool are two players short for another great period – It’s All Kicking Off 

Premier League teams have just weeks until they’ll be able to make additions to their squads that will be crucial for their seasons as we move towards January.

There will be huge speculation linking a host of stars with exits – especially at Manchester United – as the futures of Jadon Sancho, Raphael Varane and Donny van de Beek grow uncertain.

Elsewhere, Tottenham and Newcastle are expected to be busy in the window as they look to bolster their sides after a spate of injuries.

There will also be eyes on the comings and goings at title contenders Arsenal, Liverpool and Man City ahead of what looks to be a competitive scrap for the Premier League crown. 

Below, Mail Sport takes a look at all the latest news and gossip on Wednesday.

Tottenham are reportedly weighing up a move for Everton defender Ben Godfrey

Tottenham are reportedly weighing up a move for Everton defender Ben Godfrey

Kylian Mbappe are set to make an offer to Kylian Mbappe - but will hand him a deadline to sign

Kylian Mbappe are set to make an offer to Kylian Mbappe – but will hand him a deadline to sign

Tottenham are considering a move for Everton defender Ben Godfrey as they seek cover for injured Mickey van de Ven. The Toffees are open to selling the English star, who has featured just once this season. (talkSport) 

Juventus are likely to back out of signing Jadon Sancho because the Man United winger is too expensive. The Serie A side will instead turn to Domenico Berardi and Shakhtar Donetsk star Georgiy Sudakov. (Tuttosport)

Real Madrid will make an offer to Kylian Mbappe in the New Year as they bid to pull off a stunning free transfer for the PSG superstar – but they will only give him until January 15 to agree terms. (AS) 

Kalvin Phillips’ loan move to Juventus is at risk of collapsing unless Man City agree to pay a large chunk of his £150,000-a-week salary. (The Sun) 

Juventus could back out of a loan deal to sign Kalvin Phillips unless Man City cover a chunk of his £150,000-a-week salary

Juventus could back out of a loan deal to sign Kalvin Phillips unless Man City cover a chunk of his £150,000-a-week salary

West Ham and Crystal Palace are both vying to sign PSG's out of favour star Hugo Ekitike

West Ham and Crystal Palace are both vying to sign PSG’s out of favour star Hugo Ekitike

West Ham and Crystal Palace are both battling to sign PSG striker Hugo Ekitike in the January window after both held an interest in the summer. The French side are willing to loan or sell him for the right price. (Evening Standard)

Man United and Man City are leading the charge to sign Lille’s 18-year French talent Leny Yoro. The French side are pushing hard to agree a new contract with the teenager, whose contract expires in 2025. (Le10Sport)

Ferran Torres has not ruled out leaving Barcelona in January, with his future looking more doubtful after club signed Vitor Roque. His relationship with Xavi is not the best and wants to play more games ahead of the Euros. (AS)

Inter Milan and Juventus are frontrunners to sign Napoli midfielder Piotr Zielinski in January. The Polish star’s contract runs out in the summer but he is refusing to sign an extension – triggering a bidding war between the two. (Corriere dello Sport)

AC Milan are ready to step up their interest in Arsenal defender Jakub Kiwor after struggling for game time under Mikel Arteta this season. (90min)

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