13th Dec 2013
Manchester United have opened talks with Inter Milan over a deal for midfielder Fredy Guarin. United hope they can sign the Colombian for around £10m.
United and Tottenham met Guarin's representatives on Thursday to discuss a move to the Premier League but Chelsea have dropped out of the race to sign him.Full story: Daily Express
Manchester United will not be forced into transfer talks with Wayne Rooney amid speculation Chelsea will make another move for the striker in the summer.
Chelsea and Manchester United, as well as former club Liverpool, are all interested in midfielder Xabi Alonso whose contract at Real Madrid expires in the summer.
Chelsea have made contact with Monaco about signing Colombian striker Radamel Falcao in January amid speculation the player does not get on with manager Claudio Ranieri.
Chelsea are expected make a £20m January move for Southampton's defender Luke Shaw.
West Ham manager Sam Allardyce "hasn't heard anything" about reports linking him with a loan move for former Newcastle striker Obafemi Martins.
Crystal Palace boss Tony Pulis has dismissed talk of a January move for Blackburn's 11-goal top scorer Jordan Rhodes.
Manchester City and England goalkeeper Joe Hart is set to return to Premier League action on Saturday, with the player in line to start against league leaders Arsenal.
Manchester City's staff should have helped manager Manuel Pellegrini avoid the mathematical error that may have cost them top spot in Champions League Group D, according to Napoli boss Rafa Benitez.
Arsenal hope manager Arsene Wenger will sign a new contract at the club now their Champions League progress has been confirmed.
Gunners midfielder Mikel Arteta has criticised the decision to schedule his side's Premier League trip to Manchester City for Saturday lunchtime - little more than 48 hours after Wenger's squad returned from Italy following a Champions League defeat against Napoli.
West Ham manager Sam Allardyce insists he was right to sign Andy Carroll permanently from Liverpool over the summer - even though two heel injuries have prevented the England striker from playing a single game this season.
Liverpool midfielder Jordan Henderson is back in training after recovering from a bruised ankle and is set to feature in Sunday's Premier League trip to Tottenham.