Manchester United played a goalless stalemate at Old Trafford against a resurgent Southampton side on Saturday evening to drop down to 3rd on the table.
Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly set to leapfrog Chelsea to Everton's Ross Barkley signing when the transfer window reopens in January.
Manchester United are interested in Napoli midfielder Jorginho as Mourinho seeks a potential replacement for their ageing veteran, Michael Carrick.
The league leaders travel to Selhurst Park to face an in-form Roy Hodgson side on Sunday with a defeat capable of landing the Eagles into relegation zone.
Liverpool lock horns with Leicester tomorrow at Anfield in their last outing of 2017 in what will be a crucial match for the Reds in the race to the top 4.
Juventus have turned down Manchester United's offer of £70 million plus Mkhitaryan for their star-hitman Paulo Dybala.
Thibaut Courtois is reportedly seeking a move to Real Madrid, despite Chelsea willing to make him the highest paid goalkeeper in the world.
Real Madrid will have a huge decision at hand come January, with Arsenal not prepared to go above €40 million in their pursuit of Karim Benzema.