Arsenal are now in pole position to sign Jonny Evans as well as Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang for a combined £75m.
West Ham are considering making a bid for Real Betis midfielder Fabián Ruiz after David Moyes watched him play against Barcelona.
Paul Lambert has introduced a strict code of conduct at Stoke City as he prepares to fight for Premier League survival.
Arsenal have increased their offer for Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to £50.9m.
West Ham have held further talks with Inter Milan’s Portugal international Joao Mario.
West Brom have lined up a deal to sign centre-back Ali Gabr on loan from Egyptian side Zamalek.
Newcastle have made further enquiries for Leicester City’s £20m-rated striker Islam Slimani, while Rafa Benitez has also asked about a loan deal for Everton’s Sandro Ramirez.
Owner Stan Kroenke was behind the purchase of another 22 shares in Arsenal, worth £28,000 each, to add to his controlling interest in the club.
Bournemouth, West Ham, Crystal Palace and Newcastle will all watch Dundee defender Jack Hendry against Hibs on Wednesday night.
Aston Villa hope to complete a loan move for Manchester United defender Axel Tuanzebe by the weekend.
Leicester City are turning to Monaco right-back Almamy Toure after missing out on Marseille’s Bouna Sarr.
Norwich and Sunderland head the queue to loan West Brom’s Sam Field.
Swansea are offering Nicolas Gaitan £120,000 a week to leave Atletico Madrid and join their Premier League relegation fight.
Stoke City youngster Harry Souttar has signed a new contract and will head out on loan to Ross County.
Raheem Sterling will become the latest Manchester City player to be handed a new deal to cement his future with the runaway Premier League leaders.
Louis van Gaal has been short-listed for the job of leading Australia to the World Cup.
Arsenal midfielder Santi Cazorla is targeting a return to match action next year as he recovers from a 10th operation on a troublesome ankle injury.
Everton are in talks with PSV Eindhoven’s director of football Marcel Brands over a role at Goodison Park.
Nottingham Forest are interested in Bournemouth’s back-up goalkeeper Adam Federici.
Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers admits he will need to delve back into the transfer market for another striker if Moussa Dembele leaves.
Chelsea are ready to thrust Edin Dzeko straight into their team amid concerns about the form of record signing Alvaro Morata.
West Ham have been forced to tear up their transfer plans after Marko Arnautovic and Manuel Lanzini suffered hamstring injuries.
Newcastle are expected to be busy before January 31 with a number of high-profile players leaving the club if they can source replacements.
Watford will offer Richarlison a new contract to tempt him to stay at the club under new boss Javi Gracia.
Borussia Dortmund midfielder Andre Schurrle is a loan target for West Brom.
The FA has suffered a legal defeat that will allow football club owners free rein to gamble on football while a report has shown a large number of players continue to defy a ban on gambling on the sport.
Rangers fear Ryan Jack will miss the rest of the season with the knee injury he suffered last month requiring surgery.
Partick Thistle could be in for a £600,000 windfall as Brighton line up a £6m offer for Barnsley defender Liam Lindsay – the Jags have a 10 per cent sell-on clause.
Bolton, Barnsley and Millwall have joined Aberdeen in the race for Hibs midfielder Dylan McGeough, who is out of contract in the summer.