Carlo Ancelotti has been contacted by Liverpool with a view to taking over from the under-pressure Brendan Rodgers.
Chelsea will try to sign France international Alexandre Lacazette, 24, from Lyon in January, although Arsenal and Liverpool are also interested in the forward.
Meanwhile, Blues captain John Terry remains confident of signing a new one-year deal despite being dropped by Jose Mourinho.
Phil Jones is in line for an unexpected comeback after Marcos Rojo failed to flag up an injury and triggered a mini defensive crisis at Old Trafford.
Arsene Wenger has warned Olivier Giroud he is no longer Arsenal’s first-choice striker.
Norwich rebel Lewis Grabban will return to the squad against West Brom as Alex Neil refuses to ‘hold a grudge’.
Manchester United are facing a defensive crisis after Louis van Gaal falls out with Marcos Rojo again.
Former United manager Sir Alex Ferguson wanted to sign Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany back in 2004.
Arsene Wenger has warned Arsenal winger Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain he has to start playing with freedom and showing he is a top class player.
Angry Arsenal fans are to question owner Stan Kroenke’s £3m payment from club coffers to his own company at next month’s shareholders’ annual meeting.
Steve McLaren has already started planning for the January transfer window and is holding a post-mortem over Newcastle’s £50m summer signings flops.
Marcos Rojo plans to stay at Manchester United – despite his summer spat with Louis van Gaal.
Chelsea and doctor Eva Carneiro have parted company with the Blues potentially facing an expensive legal battle.
Brendan Rodgers has admitted Liverpool have come full circle after his three years in charge and are now back at square one.
Sir Alex Ferguson has revealed he considered a move to sign Mario Balotelli before the controversial Italian striker signed for Manchester City.
Real Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas said he cried tears of relief when his move to Manchester United fell through as part of the David de Gea deadline-day deal fiasco.
Chelsea skipper John Terry, 34, is refusing to give up on his Chelsea career and believes he can earn a new contract at Stamford Bridge.
A Spanish state prosecutor is investigating midfielders Xabi Alonso and Javier Mascherano for alleged tax fraud.
The Major League Soccer Players Union has released salary details of players in the league with Brazil’s Kaka top earner at $6.6m (£4.3m) a year, while former Liverpool skipper Steven Gerrard is on $6.2m (£4m).
David Seaman has admitted that he very nearly joined Manchester United before deciding to switch to Arsenal instead.
Newcastle will undertake a major transfer policy review after the club’s nightmare start to the season.
Marcos Rojo’s agent has rubbished talk of him leaving Manchester United despite his latest bust-up with Louis van Gaal over keeping quiet about an injury.
Liverpool coach Gary McAllister says the club will manage striker Daniel Sturridge with care as he continues his recovery following a lengthy lay-off.
Angel Di Maria says he ‘has a smile on his face every day’ now he has left Manchester United.