Former Holland boss Guus Hiddink is being considered as a potential caretaker manager for Chelsea should the club decide to sack Jose Mourinho.
Swansea City are locked in negotiations in their attempts to land Marcelo Bielsa but have virtually given up on recruiting Garry Monk’s replacement in time for Sunday’s clash with West Ham.
Arsenal are continuing to check on Borussia Monchengladbach’s Swiss international midfielder Granit Xhaka.
Tottenham will offload defender Federico Fazio next month, with West Brom a possible landing spot for the 28-year-old.
Norwich have talked to Sampdoria over a possible move for striker Eder, while Wolves forward Benik Afobe is also on their radar as a potential January transfer target.
Marseille are in talks over a January move for Chelsea defender Papy Djilobodji, who has made just one appearance after joining for £3m in the summer.
Roman Abramovich is keeping the faith with Jose Mourinho – but defeat against Sunderland would almost certainly end his second spell as Chelsea manager.
David de Gea insists there are no problems within the Manchester United dressing room amid further rumours of discontent.
James McClean has blasted Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp for failing to shake hands with opposite number Tony Pulis.
Liverpool are interested in signing FC Schalke 04 defender Joel Matip who is out of contract next summer.
Gus believes Luis Suarez’s departure was the catalyst for Brendan Rodgers’ Liverpool exit.
Ashley Young has been left stunned by his exclusion from Manchester United’s first team after being left on the bench for the last three games.
Manchester City’s Yaya Toure claims a “brutal lack of confidence” has made Chelsea “unrecognisable”.
Riyad Mahrez has assured Leicester City he will not up sticks and leave the club in January.
Manchester United, Liverpool and Chelsea are all tracking Stoke City star Bojan.
Marc Overmars has dismissed Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal’s critics as “crazy”.
Southampton are leading the race to sign talented Birmingham winger Demarai Gray in January.
Former Liverpool and Everton target Martin Montoya has been told he can leave Inter Milan next month – he is currently on loan at the Serie A club from Barcelona but has made only two appearances.
Manchester City will not pass up the chance to bring in Pep Guardiola as their new manager even though they will have to pay up the 18 months remaining on Manuel Pellegrini’s contract.
Swansea are continuing talks with former Argentina and Chile coach Marcelo Bielsa. The discussions over possibly succeeding sacked Garry Monk at the Swans’ had stalled over the Argentinian’s financial demands.
Tottenham will have to put any move for Marseille hitman Michy Batshuayi on hold until next summer at the earliest as the player has no intention of moving before Euro 2016.
Oscar Garcia has emerged as a candidate to take over as Reading manager. Garcia left Watford after 27 days in September 2014 because of a health scare, but he is fully recovered.
Kevin Grosskreutz’s agent is set for talks with Galatasaray top brass over a Liverpool move for the German defender.
Chelsea are looking at Diego Simeone as Jose Mourinho’s long-term successor.
Steve McClaren has told Newcastle midfielder Cheick Tiote he wants him to stay at St James’ Park.
Arsenal are watching young Polish goalkeeper Bartlomej Dragowski, who has represented Poland at U21 level.
Peter Crouch is set to bid farewell to Stoke City in January over his increased frustration at a lack of playing time.
Southampton boss Ronald Koeman will make another bid to sign Feyenoord midfielder Tonny Vilhena next month.
Rémi Garde has flown to New York for talks with Aston Villa chairman Randy Lerner as the club plot their transfer strategy for January. Garde met with Lerner in the United States on Monday and has been promised funds to strengthen his squad.
Chelsea are considering offering Guus Hiddink a second short-term stint as Chelsea manager should owner Roman A