The transfer window merry-go-round is beginning to pick up some momentum - here is the pick of the big world football stories doing the rounds.
Gonzalo Higuain signs for Juventus from Napoli - www.juventus.com
Willingness to make a Premier League winter break happen - BBC
Lyon have made a statement over reported interest in striker Alexandre Lacazette - www.olweb.fr
Arsenal defender Per Mertesacker has suffered an injury setback - arsenal.com