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Today's rumour mill sees the Blues linked with potential deals for Real Madrid midfielder Isco and Lazio star Luis Alberto.

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Anyone fancy a zany transfer rumour for breakfast?

Of course you do!

Football Insider report Everton are keeping tabs on Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Dele Alli.

It is not just the out-of-favour Alli, though, that they believe could be targeted.

Insider also reckon Harry Winks is on the radar for a potential January loan move while goalkeeper Paulo Gazzaniga could be targeted for a cut-price move.

File this one under the ‘Let Me Wake Up And See If I’m Still Asleep’ category for now.

Before Chris Beesley joins us for the day, a collection of our latest stories are below for your reading pleasure.