Chelsea are looking to make Inter Milan boss Roberto Mancini their next permanent manager.
Arsenal will sign Aleksandr Kokorin in a £4.4m deal from Dynamo Moscow in January – if Danny Welbeck suffers a further setback in his recovery from a knee injury.
Bolo Zenden reckons the criticism Louis van Gaal is receiving from former Manchester United players isn’t helping the club’s current situation.
Chelsea are considering a swap deal including Diego Costa. The misfiring hitman could be traded for Atletico Madrid’s Jackson Martinez who is said to be unhappy in Spain.
Besiktas are eyeing a January move for Chelsea outcast Papy Djilobodji; the Senegal international has had just one minute’s action in a League Cup match against Walsall since arriving in a £3m deal from Nantes last summer.
Chelsea are hoping the lure of a London lifestyle could be their trump card as they prepare a massive financial package to beat Manchester City to Pep Guardiola.
Remi Garde is looking to Bordeaux’s Wahbi Khazri and Monaco’s Jeremy Toulalan in a bid to stave off Aston Villa’s relegation.
Arsenal are hoping to tie down Mesut Ozil to new long-term deal as they prepare for a charge towards the Premier League title.
Two-time Champions League winner Pep Guardiola still has ‘everything to prove’ as a manager and moving to the Premier League will be the ‘biggest test’ of his career, Glenn Hoddle has claimed.
Leicester City defender Yohan Benalouane is wanted by Sampdoria. The 28-year-old only joined Leicester in August from Atalanta but has struggled for game time.
Manchester United have denied rumours that Louis van Gaal’s future was discussed at a meeting in London on Tuesday.
Crystal Palace are in talks to extend manager Alan Pardew’s contract – and divert his focus from the England job.
Phil Neville has labelled the Premier League a laughing stock for not having a winter break; it is the only major league in Europe not to have time off over Christmas.
Mathieu Flamini is set to leave the Emirates next summer – despite being Arsenal’s lucky charm; the France midfielder has never finished on the losing side in the 52 League games he has played at the Emirates.
West Ham are to grant captain Mark Noble a testimonial match as he closes in on 350th appearance.
Liverpool playmaker Philippe Coutinho insists the Premier League title is not out of reach.
Arsenal are interested in signing Inter Milan midfielder Marcelo Brozovic; the Croatian has 14 international caps.
Swansea are keen to take Chelsea’s Loic Remy on loan during the January transfer window.
Mesut Ozil has spoken about his successful year, saying that he has looked after ‘the small details’ – such as having more sleep and more physiotherapy.
Hibernian boss Alan Stubbs insists Rangers are in denial over their dip in form ahead of their Christmas Ibrox showdown.