The transfer window is officially open. And you know what that means; Saturday's papers are filled cover to cover with rumours and speculation about imminent business about to be carried out by Premier League clubs in January.
Whether it's Arsenal's ongoing search for a defensive midfielder, Manchester United's need for reinforcements at the back, Manchester City's desire to add another striker or Chelsea's challenge to find someone that will actually improve their existing squad, there's something for everyone in today's round-up!
We hope you've left room after the festive Christmas celebrations to feast on the copious amount of agent-fuelled headlines that will be coming to you in the New Year. And although often fabricated, some do come to fruition, which is why football fans are unable to avoid getting excited about the prospect of a marquee addition joining their club in 2015.
The biggest piece of news doing the rounds at the start of this FA Cup third round weekend is that Crystal Palace have finally confirmed the appointment of Alan Pardew as their new manager.
The 53-year-old leaves his role as Newcastle United boss to sign a three-and-a-half-year deal at Selhurst Park, and will be tasked with keeping the Eagles up as they lie perilously close to the relegation places.
Magpies owner Mike Ashley will have already begun his search for a successor at St James' Park, and it will be interesting to see who the millionaire businessman opts for over the coming weeks, particularly after missing out on Tony Pulis after he accepted West Bromwich Albion's offer to replace Alan Irvine at The Hawthorns.
However, the managerial merry-go-round is not the main reason for tuning in to this Paper Talk, so click the 'Begin Slideshow' button below for a full round-up of today's leading news and rumours - starting with a potential £30 million saving for Manchester United!
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