Samir Nasri has revealed he is ready to open talks with Manchester City about extending his stay at the Etihad Stadium.
Blackburn have signed young defender Michael Keane on loan from Manchester United for the remainder of the season.
James Beattie has been appointed manager of Accrington Stanley.
The former England striker replaces Leam Richardson, who left the League Two club at the end of the season to join the Chesterfield coaching staff.
It is 35-year-old Beattie's first job in management and comes just six months after he joined Stanley as a player.
It is not yet clear whether he intends to continue playing.