Arsenal are still targeting a move for Real Madrid midfielder Sami Khedira, as well as goalkeeper Iker Casillas.
Paris St-Germain are poised to offer cash plus midfielder Adrien Rabiot, 19, in a bid to sign Roma’s defensive midfielder Kevin Strootman, 24, who is also a target for Manchester United.
Crystal Palace manager Neil Warnock will send defenders Paddy McCarthy, 31, and Peter Ramage, 30, and midfielders Jimmy Kebe, 30, and Owen Garvan, 26, out on loan to balance the books.
Wolves, who made a £1.25 million bid for Leicester’s Premier League striker Chris Wood, 22, last month, are now making a fresh move to sign the striker on loan.
Manchester United and Manchester City attempted to sign Benfica’s highly-rated midfielder Andre Gomes, 21, for £14m during the summer.
Manchester United have rubbished claims that new signing Radamel Falcao, 28, lied about his age, after reports surfaced that the Colombian striker was actually 30.
Former Red Devils manager David Moyes says the extra responsibility of captaincy could make Wayne Rooney an even better player.
Switzerland coach Vladimir Petkovic says his side are “level with England” and will have no fear when they take on Roy Hodgson’s team in Basel on Monday.
Meanwhile, Switzerland defender Philippe Senderos says his Aston Villa team-mate Fabian Delph deserves his England chance as the two sides prepare to face one another in Euro 2016 qualification.
Scotland manager Gordon Strachan says he would love to see referee Svein Oddar Moen’s assessment of his own performance after the Norwegian made a number of controversial decisions against Scotland in their 2-1 Euro qualifying defeat to Germany.
Wales have no fears over playing on Andorra’s controversial 3G artificial pitch, according to winger Gareth Bale.
Graeme Souness says Manchester United face a “long and painful transition” if manager Louis Van Gaal continues to persist with his favoured 3-5-2 formation.
But England defender Phil Jones, 22, says Louis van Gaal’s three-man defence will prove a success at Manchester United despite a disappointing start to the season.
Former Blackburn striker DJ Campbell admits he considered quitting football after being charged with match-fixing.
Captain Wayne Rooney, 28, reveals he showed England team-mate Raheem Sterling, 19, videos of Dutch legend Marc Overmars because the Liverpool player “reminds me of him”.
Striker Daniel Sturridge, 25, is facing a race against time to be fit for Liverpool’s return to the Champions League next week after sustaining a thigh injury while on England duty.
Former Tottenham and England star Darren Anderton, 42, has told Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere, 22, not to let injury ruin his career.
West Ham manager Sam Allardyce, 59, may lose his number two Neil McDonald, who is set to become the new manager at League Two outfit Carlisle.
Captain Vincent Kompany, 28, believes Manchester City have made a huge statement this summer, both in the transfer market and by agreeing new deals with key players.
Uefa president Michel Platini has threatened now-retired former France playmaker Franck Ribery, 31, with a suspension if he is selected for his country and refuses to play.
Former Arsenal striker Alan Smith, 33, believes his old club have no chance of competing with Chelsea and Manchester City for the Premier League title.
Germany midfielder Toni Kroos, 24, has “no regrets” about joining Real Madrid from Bayern Munich this summer, and says the Spanish club are “a small step ahead”.