Pavel Pogrebnyak is wanted by old club Zenit St Petersburg after failing to justify his £65,000-a-week wages with Reading.
Arsenal will step up their chase for St Etienne ace Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang after scouting reports from Gilles Grimandi.
Leicester are ready to send a managerial SOS to Nigel Adkins - with Nigel Pearson's job on the line.
Barnsley are weighing up a move for former Bolton left-back Ricardo Gardner.
West Brom are tracking Birmingham City rookie Callum Reilly.
Walsall striker Will Grigg has had Premier League scouts flocking to watch him with Norwich and Saints interested.
Wigan's Callum McManaman was criticised last night for this unpunished tackle on Massadio Haidara, who may have knee ligament damage.
Newcastle's French defender Massadio Haidara was in hospital last night after a horror tackle by Callum McManaman sparked uproar.
Rio Ferdinand's importance to England was underlined as Roy Hodgson's defensive options were further reduced ahead of the World Cup qualifiers against San Marino and Montenegro.
John Carver had to be stopped from attacking Callum McManaman after his horror lunge put Massadio Haidara in hospital.
John Terry was hit by a coin as ugly scenes marred Chelsea's London derby win over West Ham at Stamford Bridge.