24th June 2013
Real Madrid striker Gonzalo Higuain is close to completing a £22m deal to join Arsenal, according to his father.
Norwich are competing with Everton for Wigan striker Arouna Kone. The Ivory Coast international's contract has a £5m buy-out clause.
Swansea captain Ashley Williams is preparing to tell his club he wants to leave this summer. Arsenal are the centre-back's preferred destination, ahead of Everton and Liverpool.
Sochaux defender Sebastien Corchia's agent says the full-back is more likely to stay in France with Lyon rather than move to Arsenal.
Manchester United's hopes of landing Thiago Alcantara have suffered a blow after Barcelona suggested the possibility of offering the midfielder a new deal.
Thiago's father, Brazil World Cup winning defensive midfielder Mazinho, thinks his son should move to Manchester United, ahead of Manchester City, Bayern Munich and Chelsea. In a further boost, Thiago's younger brother, attacking midfielder Rafinha could move to the Premier League on loan, with the family planning to relocate to the north west of England.
Celtic defensive midfielder Victor Wanyama is being urged by agents to reject overtures from Southampton and move to Galatasaray or Fenerbahce because of the significantly lower rate of income tax paid in Turkey.
Stoke want to give defensive midfielder Wilson Palacios another chance to prove himself at the club. Last season, the £6m signing from Tottenham did not start a Premier League game for the Potters.
Birmingham centre-back Curtis Davies is expected to complete a £2.3m move to newly-promoted Premier League side Hull on Monday.
Southampton boss Mauricio Pochettino is set for a triple snub with Cagliari midfielder Radja Nainggolan Celtic midfielder Victor Wanyama and Roma striker Pablo Osvaldo all set to reject moves to the club.
Paris St-Germain's new-coach-in-waiting Laurent Blanc will consider making an offer for Chelsea defender David Luiz when he takes over from Carlo Ancelotti.
Liverpool's owners Fenway Sports Group are unlikely to want to keep Pepe Reina at the club if they complete a £9m deal to sign fellow goalkeeper Simon Mignolet from Sunderland.
Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas wants to stay at White Hart Lane despite plenty of interest from French champions Paris St-Germain.