25th Jan 2014
Manchester United have renewed confidence that forward Wayne Rooney will commit his future to the club after the soon-to-be-completed £37m signing of Juan Mata.Full story: Times (subscription)
Rooney is poised to sign a £300,000-a-week contract to remain at Old Trafford until 2018.
Manchester United's signing of Spain playmaker Mata from Chelsea does not mean Japan midfielder Shinji Kagawa will be heading out of Old Trafford.
United boss David Moyes has also made a £22.5m bid for Southampton left-back Luke Shaw.
Paris St-Germain manager Laurent Blanc has admitted his interest in signing Newcastle and France midfielder Yohan Cabaye.
West Ham are looking to sign Portugal midfielder Raul Meireles on loan from Turkish club Fenerbahce.
Newcastle United will try to complete the signing of Netherlands striker Luuk de Jong before their Premier League clash with Norwich City next Tuesday.
Germany midfielder Julian Draxler is desperate to join Arsenal from Schalke before the transfer window shuts, and the two clubs are in negotiations.
Cardiff are set to beat Premier League rivals Crystal Palace to the signing of Wigan centre-back Ivan Ramis.
Sunderland manager Gus Poyet is keen on a move for Valencia and Argentina midfielder Ever Banega.
Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson says the club will not sack his struggling successor, David Moyes.
Swansea City manager Michael Laudrup has refused to quell speculation he plans to leave the Liberty Stadium.
Sunderland boss Gus Poyet will hand debuts to Argentine loan pair Oscar Ustari and Santiago Vergini against Kidderminster Harriers in the FA Cup.
Stoke City winger Jermaine Pennant is set to have his contract terminated by the Potters after failing to figure under Mark Hughes.
Referees in the Champions League and Europa League will next season use vanishing spray to mark a line which players in a wall must remain behind for a free-kick - if a trial this summer proves successful.