Real Madrid will make a £42m bid to sign Liverpool striker Luis Suarez in January, but are also interested in Monaco's Radamel Falcao.
Former Chelsea and Liverpool midfielder Yossi Benayoun, 33, is poised to sign for Spanish side Getafe.
Former Reading and Hull midfielder Stephen Hunt, 32, who has been without a club since leaving Wolves in the summer, is on the verge of being offered a deal at Blackpool.
West Ham fear Andy Carroll will be out for months after the England striker broke down with a recurrence of his heel injury in training yesterday.
Malaga goalkeeper Willy Caballero, 31, claims former boss Manuel Pellegrini tried to sign him for Manchester City.
West Ham striker Andy Carroll has suffered a fresh injury setback just days before he was due to make his comeback.
Newcastle will allow winger Gabriel Obertan, 24, to leave on loan with Nottingham Forest favourites to land him.
Tottenham striker Jonathan Obika, 22, is wanted on loan by Sky Bet Championship clubs Brighton and Charlton.
Oxford boss Chris Wilder and former Sheffield United manager Danny Wilson are favourites for the Carlisle job following the sacking of Greg Abbott.
Gareth Bale was so worried his Real Madrid debut was in doubt because of a groin injury that he insisted on a scan to put his mind at rest.
Roy Hodgson admits the pressure is on him after claiming he could trust his England team to get the right result in tonight's crucial World Cup qualifier against Ukraine.
Newcastle target Bafetimbi Gomis has confirmed his move to Tyneside from Lyon fell down over wages - but the striker claims a deal could still be done in January.
Sheffield Wednesday want Stoke and England Under-21 goalkeeper Jack Butland on loan.
Wales have increased security around their team hotel to protect the world's most expensive player, Gareth Bale.
Martin Montoya's agent has left the door open for the Barcelona defender, 22, to make a move to Arsenal or Liverpool after failing to agree a new deal with the Spanish champions.
Chelsea are ready to send England U21 internationals Nathaniel Chalobah and Josh McEachran out on loan to the Championship after failing to find any takers in the Premier League.
Roy Hodgson has admitted that he is feeling the pressure before England's crucial World Cup qualifying tie against Ukraine in Kiev this evening.