25th Feb 2013
Newcastle want French winger Hatem Ben Arfa to sign a new contract and stay at St James' Park, after Liverpool enquired about the player's availability.
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers watched Holland international central defender Stefan De Vrij captain Feyenoord to a 2-1 win over PSV Eindhoven on Sunday. Rodgers is seeking a replacement for the retiring Jamie Carragher.
Southampton midfielder Gaston Ramirez is a target for Italian sides Inter Milan, Juventus and Fiorentina.
Swansea fear they may face a fight to keep captain Ashley Williams. Liverpool, Arsenal and Tottenham have all been linked with summer moves for the Wales centre-back.
West Ham boss Sam Allardyce could move for ex-Bolton defender Ricardo Gardner. The Jamaica international is a free agent after leaving the Reebok Stadium last summer.
Manchester United striker Robin van Persie will be fit to face Real Madrid in next week's Champions League clash, despite picking up a bizarre hip injury against Queens Park Rangers.
Van Persie will not face Norwich City at Old Trafford on Saturday after suffering severe bruising when he fell into a pitchside camera pit.
Manchester City are ready to open talks with Ivory Coast midfielder Yaya Toure about a new five-year deal worth £55m.
Fulham boss Martin Jol is considering offering an extended contract to veteran Greece midfielder Giorgios Karagounis. The player joined the Craven Cottage club on a free transfer last summer.