Latest Paper Talk
Wednesday January 6
Manchester United are ready to bid £75m for Gareth Bale this month following Rafa Benitez's Real Madrid sacking.
Chelsea are ready to lock horns with Tottenham Hotspur to sign Zenit midfielder Axel Witsel. The Premier League champions held talks with the 26-year-old last summer.
Chelsea will offer Patrick Bamford a first-team chance, despite his unsuccessful Crystal Palace loan spell.
Francesco Totti's wife has hinted that the Roma forward is considering hanging up his boots after his latest injury setback. The 39-year-old has not played for three months due to a thigh injury.
Bournemouth will rival Sunderland for QPR defender Steven Caulker, who is currently on loan at Southampton.
Leeds, QPR and Derby all want to sign Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish on loan.
Gareth Bale is a target for Chelsea as well as United, and Zinedine Zidane's interest in Eden Hazard could swing things the way of the Blues.
Crystal Palace and Manchester United will fight it out for the services of Fulham starlet Moussa Dembele.
Chelsea flop Radamel Falcao is being chased by MLS side Columbus Crew.
West Ham's and France's "artist" Dimitri Payet has been backed for a Euro 2016 spot by France legend Frank Leboeuf.
Manchester United have rejected an approach from AC Milan for Marouane Fellaini.
Aston Villa have already started to prepare for life in the Championship by ordering scouts to look at players with experience outside the top flight.
Former Barcelona midfielder Xavi says Pep Guardiola will be a success as a coach in the Premier League.
Crystal Palace have made a move for £10m Fiorentina striker Khouma Babacar.
Manchester United must move for Pep Guardiola now to keep him out of Manchester City's hands.
United have been told they can have Lazio's Felipe Anderson if they stump up £36m.
Loic Remy has been told he will probably stay at Chelsea. Newcastle, Aston Villa and Crystal Palace have all been linked with moves to sign the French striker during January's transfer window.
Tottenham and Everton look like losing out to Roma in the race for Fulham striker Moussa Dembele.
Nottingham Forest boss Dougie Freedman is ready to sign Manchester United's Nick Powell after a five-year battle for the midfielder.
Pep Guardiola is heading for Manchester City and wants Lionel Messi to join him there.
Emmanuel Adebayor is set to return to the Premier League as he considers offers from Watford and Crystal Palace.
Current Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola, who announced on Tuesday he was leaving for new challenges in the Premier League, almost became the Wigan manager in 2005.
Manchester United have agreed to let Spanish goalkeeper Victor Valdes leave for nothing. The former Barcelona No 1 joined United last year on a free transfer but has fallen out with manager Louis van Gaal.
Patrick Bamford is set to snub interest in his services during the January transfer window and stay at Chelsea for the rest of the season and fight for his place.
Ronald Koeman has stepped up his interest in Feyenoord midfielder Tonny Vilhena while insisting Victor Wanyama will stay at Southampton.
Eden Hazard's Chelsea future has been cast into doubt, with Real Madrid ready to make a £100m summer move.
Everton have slammed the door on Celtic's hopes of landing Aiden McGeady by insisting they will not subsidise any loan move.
Gareth Bale has no plans to leave Real Madrid but his future could largely hinge on where new boss Zinedine Zidane plays him, with the Welshman keen to retain a central position.