24th Oct 2013
Sir Alex Ferguson's former Manchester United assistant Mike Phelan claims the champions would have made "a star signing - one of the absolute best players in the world" in the summer if the Scot and chief executive David Gill had not left the club.
Chelsea and Manchester City are competing to sign Paris St-Germain midfielder Blaise Matuidi on a free transfer. The France international's contract expires in the summer.
Southampton will renew their interest in Cagliari's Italy international centre-back Davide Astori in January. The Saints considered signing the in the summer.
Chelsea hope to beat Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund to the signing of Wolfsburg winger Julian Brandt.
Stoke's American winger Brek Shea is ready to go out on loan. The player was substituted at half-time in his only appearance of the season so far.
Aston Villa midfielder Daniel Johnson is a loan target for Blackpool following a trial at Paul Ince's side.
Fully story: The Sun
Brighton have signed Arsenal defender Tom Dallison on a two-year deal.
Full story: The Sun
Newcastle are considering a move for MK Dons winger Dele Alli after Alan Pardew sent scouts to watch him.
Emmanuel Adebayor will make his first appearance of the season in Tottenham's Europa League game against Moldovan side FC Sheriff on Thursday. Manager Andre Villas-Boas said he would have allowed the striker to leave this summer.