26th Sept 2013
Valencia are lining up a move to re-sign Juan Mata from Chelsea during the January transfer window. Arsenal, Tottenham, Manchester United and Real Madrid are also keeping tabs on the midfielder's situation.Full story: Metro
Arsenal and Manchester City are expected to bid for French defender Adil Rami after he was transfer listed by Valencia following his public criticism of under-pressure coach Miroslav Djukic.
Liverpool sent scouts to watch Barcelona winger Keita Balde Diao in action for Lazio against Legia Warsaw last week.
Midfielder Marco van Ginkel will miss the rest of Chelsea's season after the injury he suffered at Swindon on Tuesday night was confirmed as a cruciate knee ligament injury.
Gus Poyet will have to personally convince Sunderland owner Ellis Short he is the right man to be the club's next manager despite a recommendation from Black Cats director of football Roberto De Fanti.