Manuel Pellegrini does not know when he will recall Joe Hart to the Manchester City team.
Harry Redknapp has hinted he may sign Yossi Benayoun.
West Brom will revive their interest in Ghana striker Jordan Ayew in January.
Everton boss Roberto Martinez plans a £600,000 January bid for Dundee United defender John Souttar.
West Ham are set to make a January bid to re-sign Demba Ba from Chelsea.
Chelsea are ready to recall Patrick Bamford from his loan spell at MK Dons - for a bigger challenge in the new year.
Everton boss Roberto Martinez is ready to swoop for Dundee United's brilliant young centre-half John Souttar in a £1million deal.
Terry Butcher is at the centre of a managerial tug-of-war for his services - Hibs and Middlesbrough are said to be interested.
Jack Wilshere is a major doubt for Arsenal's crunch Champions League clash at Borussia Dortmund.
Keeper Wojciech Szczesny claims Arsenal can last the pace in the title race this season.
Norwich will turn to Malky Mackay if Chris Hughton cannot halt his side's alarming slump.
Jack Wilshere is unlikely to travel to Dortmund for Wednesday's Champions League match after injuring his ankle in training on Thursday.