Tottenham are set to shatter Liverpool's hopes of landing long-time target Yevhen Konoplyanka.
Liverpool are plotting a £25m summer swoop for Benfica striker Rodrigo.
Tim Sherwood's Tottenham future will be decided by the club's Bahamas-based owner Joe Lewis.
West Ham midfielder Jack Collison is set for a loan switch to FA Cup semi-finalists Wigan until the end of the season and could be in line to face Arsenal at Wembley next month.
Arsenal midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain should be fit to face Chelsea on Saturday despite fears he suffered a calf injury in the victory over Tottenham.
Everton legend Kevin Sheedy has launched a scathing attack on David Moyes, condemning the Manchester United manager's attitude and tactics.
Napoli are set to rival a host of Premier League clubs for Porto's 20-year-old forward Juan Iturbe, who has been likened to Lionel Messi.
Meanwhile, Barcelona star Messi has played down a move to Manchester City by stressing that he wants to finish his career in Spain.
The Qatar World Cup was plunged into fresh controversy on Monday night after allegations that a senior FIFA official and his family were paid almost £1.2m from a Qatari firm linked to the country's successful bid for the 2022 tournament.
Jose Mourinho has confidently predicted that Didier Drogba will rejoin Chelsea.
FIFA has imposed worldwide lifetime ban on two English players convicted of match-fixing in Australia.
David Moyes' precarious grip on his position as Manchester United manager rests in the hands of the club's supporters, with senior figures at Old Trafford standing by the Scot in the wake of the club's humiliation by Liverpool on Sunday.
Arsenal will have a £100m transfer budget this summer but it is now expected that Arsene Wenger will wait until the end of the season before signing a new contract.
Brazil's sports minister has promised highly expensive flights and hotel rooms will come in the price before the World Cup and says street protests will be "very small" compared with those that gripped the Confederations Cup last year.