Arsenal are reportedly ready to dip into their £170 million transfer kitty to sign Borussia Dortmund forward Marco Reus.
Chelsea forward Eden Hazard, 23, has ruled out any chance of leaving Chelsea for Paris St-Germain, despite continued interest from the French champions.
Manchester United playmaker Juan Mata has emerged as a transfer target for former club Valencia, with the Spanish club keen to sign the 26-year-old on loan in January with a view to a £30 million deal next summer.
Newcastle manager Alan Pardew says midfielder Cheick Tiote, 28, was left unsettled by the prospect of a move to the Russian league during the summer and is keen to get the Ivory Coast international tied to a new deal at the Tyneside club.
Stoke manager Mark Hughes says striker Emmanuel Riviere, 24, turned down a move to the Potters in the summer in favour of joining Newcastle.
Aston Villa, Sunderland and Southampton are set to battle it out for the signature of Manchester United winger Ashley Young, 29.
Chelsea’s Ryan Bertrand, 25, whose loan stint at Southampton is his ninth with seven different clubs, is hoping to make his latest escape from Stamford Bridge in January.
Nottingham Forest boss Stuart Pearce says his injury problems could force him to dip into the loan transfer market.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers gave up his free Sunday to join striker Daniel Sturridge, 25, in a training session to test his fitness ahead of this week’s Champions League match in Basel.
West Brom manager Alan Irvine believes striker Saido Berahino should be in England manager Roy Hodgson’s thoughts for the upcoming European Championship qualifiers against San Marino and Estonia.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has ordered his players in for extra practice at taking corners. The Gunners had 15 corners in Saturday’s north London derby draw with Spurs but created only one chance from them.
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has revealed he will continue to rotate his squad, including goalkeepers Joe Hart and Willy Caballero.
Crystal Palace manager Neil Warnock has praised the performance of winger Jason Puncheon, 28, after criticising him last season.