Nigel Adkins is facing a fresh fight to hang on to his Southampton job.
Liverpool will make a sales pitch to Wesley Sneijder if the Inter Milan playmaker is serious about accepting a drop in his colossal wages.
Aston Villa are lining up Roberto Di Matteo as a replacement for Paul Lambert if their disastrous run continues.
West Ham are holding out renewed hope of persuading Nicolas Anelka to have one last crack at the Premier League after receiving indications that he may be willing to negotiate on his high wage demands.
Referees are to stick to their tough line on dangerous tackles – despite the confusion created by Vincent Kompany’s successful appeal.
Liverpool will enter the race for Wesley Sneijder if the Holland star is prepared to drop his salary demands.
Liverpool defender Sebastian Coates is attracting interest from Boca Juniors.
Galatasaray are showing an interest in Fulham defender John Arne Riise.
QPR are desperate to get rid of Jose Bosingwa but the defender is apparently refusing to leave for less than the £8million outstanding on his deal.
Louis Saha is considering a move to South African side Bidvest Wits.
Blackburn are trying to sign Barnsley defender Scott Wiseman.
Chelsea face the prospect of another high-profile snub if they formally approach Jurgen Klopp to be their new manager, with the Borussia Dortmund coach expected to favour the possibility of succeeding Joachim Low as Germany coach.