Women’s Super League clubs aren’t in action for a few weeks but they are still busy with the January transfer window due to open on Sunday.
Top clubs may be looking to spend money as they fight for silverware, while teams at the bottom of the table must add quality to avoid relegation.
Here we take a look at some of the transactions that could take place over the next few weeks.
Who could be on the move?
Arsenal are favorites to sign North Carolina Courage midfielder Debinha31, who has already confirmed she would leave the United States club.
The Gunners could also sign the Danish midfielder Catherine Kuhl19 years old, and Canadian striker Cloe Lacasse29.
Chelsea striker Bethany England28, is set to join London rivals Tottenham, whose offer for the striker was turned down in the summer.
Leicester keen on advancing Manchester United Rachel Williams34 years old, on loan.
Everton could sign Manchester United keeper Emily Ramsey22, on a permanent deal after joining the club on loan in the summer.
Rangers midfielder Samantha Kerr23, has been a target for Liverpool.
Elsewhere, Manchester City have expressed interest in the Everton defender Gaby George25, but he has two years left on his contract with the Toffees.
City have also inquired about the Lyon midfielder Damaris Egurrola23, and could renew his interest in the Juventus midfielder Julia Grosso22, whom they sued this summer.
Celtic Striker Jacynta Galabadaarachchi21, has attracted interest from several Spanish clubs including Levante and Real Betis but could be attracted to the WSL.
norwegian midfielder Therese Asland27, is a target for Real Madrid but has also attracted interest from several WSL clubs.
Blackburn Midfielder Emma DoyleThe 23-year-old has attracted interest from Leicester but she remains under contract at her club and could therefore prove difficult to move.
Liverpool midfielder Carla Humphrey26, could be loaned out, while Chelsea could recall the defender Charlotte Wardlaw19, out of loan with the Reds due to a lack of playing time.
Chicago Red Stars defenseman Zoe Morse24, has caught the eye of a few English clubs, while Reading are among those interested in the Ghana international. Wasila Diwura-Soale26.
Everton inquired about HB defender Koge Andrea Norheim23, while Tottenham are also said to be interested.
Angel City Midfielder Miri Taylor22, has been watched by several English clubs this summer and interest remains.
canadian youth international Jessica deFilippo21, has also reportedly attracted interest from a few WSL clubs.
What else should we pay attention to?
Manchester United have several key players close to expiring on their contracts, including the England international Alessia Russo and the Spanish full-back Ona Batllewho has six months left.
Russian rejected an extension offer in July, while Batlle has attracted strong interest from several top European clubs, including Barcelona.
United could be ready to listen to offers for the midfielder Lucy Staniforth30.
Several clubs in Europe have asked about the availability of the Liverpool midfielder Ceri Holland25 years old, but the club has no intention of selling.
Reports suggest Arsenal are close to finalizing the signing of the Canadian goalkeeper Sabrina D’Angelo29 years old, on a free transfer.
Arsenal midfielder Mana Iwabuchi29, enjoys playing time and is reportedly ready to leave the club in January.
The Gunners could consider recalling Giovana Queiroz19, back from loan with Everton due to lack of playing time.
Meanwhile, several Scottish Women’s Premier League players are attracting interest, including Celtic’s Canadian striker Clarisse Larisey23, who could be part of a player swap deal for a fee, with Swedish club BK Hacken.
What do clubs need?
The underside of the WSL Leicester city hope to be very active in the transfer window to try to avoid relegation, but may need to fund signings with exits.
New boss Willie Kirk is targeting at least four new players, including a striker, with several players being offered on loan to make room.
liverpool hopes to bring in at least two more players, with a midfielder in priority.
AstonVilla Manager Carla Ward, who is expected to discuss a new contract in January, is hoping to have the cash to spend on bolstering an injured squad. They favor a midfielder and a winger.
Manchester United are expected to have entrants and at least one player out as they seek a Champions League spot.
TottenhamThe priority is to sign a goalscorer and should make other signings after the injuries of players brought in this summer.
West Ham Boss Paul Konchesky has told BBC Sport the club will add to the squad if the right player becomes available and he should be backed with funds.
Reading and Brighton are likely to add a few players to cover injuries and improve squad depth, while chelsea can react if a target becomes available in January.
Manchester City have money available and have already inquired about several targets.
Everton Boss Brian Sorensen said they “won’t do much” in the window, but there could be a deal or two done depending on what happens elsewhere.
What transactions have already taken place?
German named Brighton Jens Scheuer as Hope Powell’s successor as head coach on a three-and-a-half-year contract.
Liverpool have re-signed the former WSL winning captain Gemma Bonner31 years old, from Racing Louisville.
Wales International Sophie Ingle31, has signed a new two-year contract with Chelsea, with the midfielder keen to stay despite interest from elsewhere.
Arsenal striker Beth Mead has signed a new contract with the club, while his England teammate Alex Greenwood has extended his stay at Manchester City until 2026.