Roberto Mancini's Manchester City are now officially the worst English team in Europe.
Rafa Benitez has tried to inspire Chelsea by comparing their Champions League struggles with his own failed reign at Inter Milan.
West Ham face D-Day on Wednesday on their ambitions of moving to the Olympic Stadium, but the club are expected to be chosen as preferred bidders.
Spain striker Fernando Llorente has confirmed he plans to leave Athletic Bilbao when his contract expires at the end of the season.
Rafa Benitez has publicly questioned whether his Chelsea players still have the hunger that drove them to last season's Champions League glory.
West Ham chairman David Gold insisted Andy Carroll would not go back to Liverpool in January because he did not come from Argos.
Brendan Rodgers is set to gamble with Luis Suarez to keep Liverpool's European hopes alive.
Arsene Wenger is ready to offload Brazilian flop Andre Santos - even though the Arsenal left-back wants to stay.
Newcastle boss Alan Pardew is plotting a January raid for Southampton midfielder Adam Lallana.
Fraizer Campbell is being lined-up to fire Hull City in the Premier League - for the second time.
Rafa Benitez has launched a bizarre defence of Fernando Torres as Chelsea stand on the verge of an embarrassing Champions League exit.
Pepe Reina's future at Liverpool is under threat, with manager Brendan Rodgers considering January moves for Jack Butland or Ron-Robert Zieler.
Liverpool are also close to finalising a £12million deal for Chelsea striker Daniel Sturridge and the £6million acquisition of his England Under-21 team-mate Thomas Ince.
David Beckham has been earmarked as the prospective owner of an emerging Miami-based MLS franchise.
Chelsea are keen on Club America defender Diego Reyes.
Bolton are lining up a deal for Norwegian winger Dawda Leigh, 26, who is a free agent.
Sporting Kansas City midfielder Roger Espinoza, 26, has agreed a two-and-a-half year contract with Wigan.
Aston Villa, Newcastle and Norwich will have FC Cluj winger Modou Sougou watched at Manchester United on Wednesday night.
St Johnstone manager Steve Lomas is a contender to take over at ambitious League Two side Fleetwood Town.
Chelsea have been told to back off Pep Guardiola or risk losing out on the former Barcelona coach.
Scott Parker handed Tottenham a major fitness boost on Tuesday when he returned to action.
Arsene Wenger insist he will not quit Arsenal and join Paris St Germain.
Paul Robinson will demand a transfer if Brad Friedel makes a sensational return to Blackburn.
Swansea sensation Michu is wanted by Serie A duo Napoli and Genoa.
QPR boss Harry Redknapp and his old club Southampton want Matt Besler of MLS club Kansas City.
Steve Clarke has rubbished reports Liverpool are set to launch a £12.5million January raid for Shane Long.
Juan Mata insist Chelsea will not wilt under the pressure if fans continue their hate campaign against Rafa Benitez.
Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has given City manager Roberto Mancini the green light to land Inter Milan outcast Wesley Sneijder.
Norwich goalkeeper Mark Bunn has set his sights on a Republic of Ireland cap.