Manchester City are continung to monitor highly-regarded Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone as concern grows over their faltering season. Defeat to Barcelona in the next round of the Champions League could raise questions about manager Manuel Pellegrini’s future.
Real Madrid will continue to monitor in-form Tottenham forward Harry Kane, despite his recently-signed five-year contract, as they see Spurs as a selling club.
Brentford manager Mark Warburton has been told he will be fired at the end of the season even if he manages to lead the Bees into the Premier League. Rayo Vallecano coach Paco Jemez is being lined up to replace him.
Manchester United are close to agreeing a new deal with David de Gea and are willing to make him the world’s best paid goalkeeper.
Arsenal are preparing a summer bid for Lyon’s £25m-rated forward Nabil Fekir and are also interested in Bayer Leverkusen goalkeeper Bernd Leno.
Real Sociedad manager David Moyes says he would be interested in signing Burnley forward Danny Ings.
West Ham defender James Tomkins says he was the victim of a ‘malicious’ elbow from Robin van Persie during the game against Manchester United on Sunday.
Leicester manager Nigel Pearson was saved from the sack by chairman’s son Aiyawatt Raksriaksorn, who is vice-chairman at the club.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is trying to rush through a deal for 16-year-old Valenciennes defender Dayot Upamecano.
Chelsea are planning a £35m bid for Real Madrid’s French defender Raphael Varane in the summer, having almost landed him during the transfer window.
Caretaker boss Chris Ramsey says the QPR players have let the club down this season.