Arsenal are on the brink of signing Russian striker Alexander Kokorin. The Dynamo Moscow striker has been linked with Paris St-Germain, Manchester United and Zenit.
Nicolas Gaitan has rejected a move to Al-Ahli in favour of a transfer to Manchester United. The Argentinian winger has been tipped to be the man to replace Angel di Maria at Old Trafford.
Everton have set their sights on Tottenham defender Federico Fazio, tabling a £5m bid for the Spurs centre-half.
Chelsea have targeted Zenit St Petersburg defender Ezequiel Garay as an alternative to Everton’s John Stones. The Argentinian defender has been looking for a move away from Russia with Valencia and Roma among the clubs to have shown an interest.
Lewis Grabban, a reported target for Bournemouth, went AWOL from Norwich’s team hotel after Canaries manager Alex Neil told him he was a substitute for their Capital One Cup tie with Rotherham.
Everton are discussing a move for Partick Thistle defender Jack Hendry, 20, and hope to iron out work permit issues with Ramiro Funes Mori from River Plate.
Tottenham will table a third offer for Saido Berahino after their latest bid was rejected on Tuesday.
Leeds United are looking to sign Leicester City defender Liam Moore, with Uwe Rosler watching the centre-back play in Tuesday’s 4-1 victory against Bury.
Tottenham winger Erik Lamela is in talks with Inter Milan, his father and agent has confirmed.
West Ham believe they can get a deal for Juventus’ Italy international Simone Zaza done before the weekend. Slaven Bilic wants Zaza, 24, on a season loan with a view to an £11.5m transfer.
Wolves have slapped an incredible £14m price tag on Benik Afobe to try to scare off Norwich.
Zenit St Petersburg will resist any attempt by Chelsea to sign Ezequiel Garay if they pursue the central defender as an alternative to John Stones.