28th Aug 2013
Newcastle boss Alan Pardew has lined up Wigan midfielder James McCarthy to replace Yohan Cabaye should the France midfielder join Arsenal.
Aston Villa and Southampton are both considering bids to sign Porto and Senegal defender Abdoulaye Ba on loan.
Swansea City have reportedly tabled a £2.5m bid for Getafe striker Alvaro Vazquez.
Manager David Moyes is considering a move for Porto defender Eliaquim Mangala as he looks to strengthen his Manchester United defence before next Monday's transfer deadline.
After fighting off approaches from Chelsea for strlker Wayne Rooney Moyes is set to turn the tables with a £30m offer for versatile Brazilian David Luiz.
Crystal Palace have joined Everton in a battle to sign Queens Park Rangers midfielder Joey Barton and have been told he is available for a £3m fee.
Anzhi Makhachkala's Samuel Eto'o is set to turn down Inter Milan to secure a reunion with Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho, under whom the striker won the Champions League with the Italian giants in 2010.
Roma have held discussions over a possible loan switch involving two left-backs - Tottenham's Benoit Assou-Ekotto and Italy international Federico Balzaretti.
West Ham are close to signing Honduras international striker Roger Rojas on loan from Club Deportivo Olimpia.
Manchester City have agreed a £4m deal in principle with Atletico Madrid to sign Argentina centre-back Martin Demichelis.
Meanwhile, City will turn to Valencia's Adil Rami to solve their defensive problems if they are priced out of a move for Demichelis.
Galatasaray are in the race with Arsenal to sign Real Madrid midfielder Angel di Maria. Turkish media report that the two clubs have already reached an agreement on the transfer fee.
Monaco are willing to pay around £17m for Sevilla midfielder Geoffrey Kondogbia.
Roma are considering a move for Fiorentina's Serbian striker Adem Ljajic to replace Erik Lamela who is expected to move to Tottenham.