New Chelsea boss Rafael Benitez wants to bring in German forward Andre Schurrle from Bayer Leverkusen - he was also a target for previous Blues boss Roberto Di Matteo.
Newly appointed QPR manager Harry Redknapp could move for out-of-favour Aston Villa striker Darren Bent.
Liverpool are ready to pay Blackpool £6m to sign winger Thomas Ince in January, just 18 months after he was allowed to leave Anfield for £250,000.
Newcastle's £800,000 swoop for NAC Breda's 21-year-old Serbian midfielder Nemanja Gudelj has been put on hold until the summer at least - after his father was named as the club's new manager.
Harry Redknapp is to give Rob Green another chance to establish himself as QPR's first-choice goalkeeper following an injury to team-mate Julio Cesar.
Real Madrid playmaker Mesut Ozil is back on Manchester United's radar after reports claimed the German international, 24, is considering his future.
Turkish side Fenerbahce are ready to make a move for out-of-favour Arsenal striker Marouane Chamakh. Meanwhile, Gunners frontman Nicklas Bendtner's loan spell at Juventus could be cut short as he has failed to impress.
Chelsea are keeping tabs on Brazilian midfielder Bernard, valued at £6m by Atletico Mineiro and dubbed as the new Oscar.
Liverpool are still to offer teenage sensation Raheem Sterling a new contract.
Sunderland fear skipper Lee Cattermole could be sidelined for two months by a knee injury.
Bohemians defender Kevin Feely, 20, has turned down a move to Everton in favour of joining Championship side Charlton on a two-year-deal.
MK Dons boss Karl Robinson says his team's scouts have been asked not to attend to AFC Wimbledon games ahead of this weekend's FA Cup tie.
Arsenal and Manchester United have been alerted after it was revealed Borussia Dortmund midfielder Mario Gotze, 20, has a release clause of £30million.
Aston Villa have failed in a bid to take defender Abdoulaye Ba, 21, on loan with Porto only willing to consider a permanent deal.
Newcastle owner Mike Ashley is understood to be in negotiations with Rangers for naming rights to Ibrox.
England manager Roy Hodgson believes scraping through to the World Cup via the play-offs will be acceptable.
Former England head coach Sven-Goran Eriksson is in talks about taking over as Ukraine coach after Harry Redknapp turned the role down.