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With the January transfer window officially open in less than a month, it looks set to be a busy one for Premier League sides battling for supremacy at the business end of the table. The likes of Manchester United, Arsenal and Chelsea are likely to be on the hunt for new players when the market reopens around the turn of the year, while Liverpool may also decide to dive into the market in their search for a new first-choice midfielder.

The Reds are said to be looking for reinforcements in the center of the park and have reportedly identified Marco Asensio as one of several targets to bolster their midfield ranks in January. The Spain international, who is also capable of playing both wide and central, is expected to be on the move before his Real Madrid deal expires at the end of the season and has been tentatively linked with Liverpool and a host of other top clubs . the past weeks.

United, meanwhile, are reported to have been paid a nine-figure sum for West Ham and England presenter Declan Rice should they sign him before the start of next season. The Red Devils have credited the desire to bring Rice in for a number of years and have been tipped to finally follow up on their interest in his signature in the near future, with the 23-year-old seemingly unwilling to extend his stay at the London Stadium as things stand now.

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