4th April 2013
Striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has urged Manchester United forward Wayne Rooney to join him at Paris St-Germain.
Barcelona, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich are weighing up a summer move for Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany who fell out with manager Robert Mancini after refusing to pull out of Belgium's World Cup qualifier against Macedonia even though he had only just recovered from a calf injury.
Yaya Toure is set to end speculation over his Manchester City future by signing a new contract. The midfielder has been in talks with City officials for the last week.
Brendan Rodgers is ready to offer striker Andy Carroll an unlikely Anfield lifeline - but only if the England international accepts a role as an impact substitute. Carroll has spent the season on loan at West Ham, who could yet make a permanent move for the player.
Tottenham are plotting a major summer reshuffle of their striking department and have put Aston Villa's £15m goalscorer Christian Benteke at the top of their wanted list.
Manchester United are tracking the progress of Benfica's former Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic.
Norwich manager Chris Hughton is plotting another raid on his old club Birmingham - this time for winger Nathan Redmond.
Carlos Tevez could be forced to stay at Manchester City beyond this summer - because the player will need special permission from the courts if he wants to quit the UK before completing the 250 hours of community service imposed for driving offences.
Manchester United captain Nemanja Vidic will sever all lines of communication with fellow Serbian players and friends Aleksander Kolarov and Matija Nastasic of Manchester City ahead of Monday's derby at Old Trafford.
Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany says the off-the-pace defending champions must try to salvage some pride by beating United in their own backyard.
Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has suggested striker Robin van Persie is suffering the effects of "the intensity of his first season" with the Premier League leaders.
The pressure on the Premier League to oversee a reduction in ticket prices has intensified after a supporters' collective representing a dozen influential fan groups urged chief executive Richard Scudamore to consider a range of cost-cutting initiatives.
Chelsea interim boss Rafael Benitez says he thought it was an April Fool joke when he learnt Ray Wilkins had blamed him for the injury suffered by Ashley Cole against Manchester United.