All the latest news and gossip, you can use the links to go to the news paper or media which published the story, this will be a daily round up of what the papers have been saying latest Premier League gossip and transfer news
3rd Jan 2014
Arsenal are set to bid £32m to meet the release clause for Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa. The Brazil-born forward is also wanted by Chelsea and has scored 19 goals in La Liga this season.
Napoli could move for Chelsea midfielder Juan Mata after manager Jose Mourinho made it clear that the Spaniard could leave Stamford Bridge. Juventus, Inter Milan, Paris St-Germain, Manchester United and Liverpool also want the player but Chelsea will not let him join another Premier League team.
Blackpool winger Tom Ince tops Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's wish list to strengthen Cardiff's squad in January. Ince, son of Blackpool boss Paul, is rated at £8m.
Chelsea will demand £25m from Wolfsburg for Kevin de Bruyne. The Bundesliga side want to sign the Belgium winger this month, while Atletico Madrid want to sign him on loan.
West Ham and Stoke are to battle it out to sign Manchester City's Swedish striker John Guidetti on loan.
City boss Manuel Pellegrini will only consider sizeable bids for Joleon Lescott this month. The England defender's contract expires in the summer and he is wanted by Besiktas, Tottenham, Everton, Aston Villa, Newcastle and Monaco.
Man City will allow Lescott to join either Tottenham or Newcastle on loan.
Sunderland striker Steven Fletcher is interesting Celtic and Hull City and is rated at £4m.
Newcastle have made a £4m move for Montpellier's French winger Remy Cabella.
Swansea will attempt to take Liverpool's England winger Raheem Sterling on loan if the Reds are able to sign Egypt winger Mohamed Salah from Basel.
Chelsea are interested in Basel's Switzerland defender Fabian Schar. The has also been tracked by Arsenal and Manchester United.
Manchester United manager David Moyes will allow Dutch left-back Alexander Buttner to join Turkish champions Galatasaray and midfielder Nick Powell is set to stay on loan at Wigan despite interest from Swansea and Hull.
Stoke could sell Honduras midfielder Wilson Palacios to Real Betis for £500,000, having signed the for £6m in 2011.
Southampton's full-back Luke Shaw, who is a transfer target for Chelsea and Manchester United, has indicated he wants to stay where he is rather than chase a big-money move in January.
Nottingham Forest are preparing another offer for West Bromwich Albion midfielder Graham Dorrans - having failed to sign the midfielder before the Football League loan deadline at the end of November.
Derby County are set to sign Tottenham's midfielder Simon Dawkins in a deal worth up to £500,000.
Southampton have complained to the Premier League over comments made by referee Mark Clattenburg towards their captain Adam Lallana during Sunday's 2-1 defeat at Everton.