Alan Pardew is weighing up chasing a big-name summer signing to boost Crystal Palace's profile.
Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini insists the recurring outspoken comments of Yaya Toure's agent are not a big problem.
Motherwell have offered two-year deals to their out-of-contract first-team players.
Well are awaiting answers from defenders Tim Clancy and Stevie Hammell along with midfielders Steve Jennings and Keith Lasley.
Jennings has been at Fir Park for three years but has only ever signed on for a year at a time.
Second-choice goalkeeper Lee Hollis has been offered one-year terms.