Liverpool and England winger Raheem Sterling are “nowhere near any agreement” on a new contract, according to a source close to negotiations.
Southampton are concerned that France midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin is unwilling to sign a new contract – and could leave St Mary’s for either Tottenham or Arsenal.
Chelsea are monitoring AFC Wimbledon’s teenage striker Daniel Agyei, 17.
Sami Hyypia has been given a stay of execution as Brighton boss after just three wins in 20 matches.
Leicester will launch a record-equalling £10million raid for Anderlecht forward Aleksander Mitrovic, 20 in January.
Modibo Maiga, who is on loan at Metz, could be sent back to West Ham after going AWOL at the French club.
Sunderland, Crystal Palace and West Brom are eyeing Toulouse’s Ivorian full-back Jean-Daniel Akpa-Akpro, 22.
Watford are set to cancel Irish midfielder Keith Andrews’ loan and send him back to Bolton after a bust-up with boss Slavisa Jokanovic.
Liverpool and Everton are considering making a move for full-back Martin Montoya, 23, after the Spanish full-back revealed he would like to leave Barcelona. Juventus are also thought to be interested.
Celtic boss Ronny Deila says only a “crazy” offer would be enough for him to sell Republic of Ireland striker Anthony Stokes to Cardiff City. The Bluebirds are thought to be ready to table a £1.5m offer for the Irishman.
Shocked Rangers staff were told Christmas had been cancelled yesterday as the financially-stricken club continues to slash costs across the business.