Marco Reus will cost one of the Premier League big boys more than £50million to buy this summer after the Germany international, 25, signed a new four-and-a-half year deal with Borussia Dortmund. Both Manchester clubs and Chelsea are set to battle it out with Real Madrid for his signature this summer.
Jackson Martinez has set Manchester United on red alert after the Porto ace announced he will quit the club in the summer. They are likely to be joined in the race for the £20m striker by Arsenal, Tottenham and Liverpool.
Michael Laudrup is being tipped to make a Premier League return at the helm Queens Park Rangers.
Siem de Jong is out for eight weeks after suffering a collapsed lung. The Dutch midfielder dealt Newcastle another major injury blow just as he neared the end of a six-month injury lay-off with a thigh muscle problem.
Southampton Ronald Koeman manager is planning a summer raid on his old club Feyenoord. Jordy Clasie, 23, the Dutch side’s £10m-rated skipper and Tonny Vilhena (£3m) are on their former boss’s radar.
Emmanual Adebayor is demanding Tottenham honour his contract. His £105,000-a-week deal expires in summer 2016 and the striker has told the club he will not take a pay cut.
Spurs are interested in signing River Plate’s Argentina centre-half Emanuel Mammana, 19.
Rangers captain Lee McCulloch is facing a two-match ban after being charged with stamping on Raith Rovers midfielder Dale Carrick in Saturday’s Scottish Cup defeat at Ibrox.