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Chelsea have agreed a deal to sign FC Viitorul's 17-year-old defender Cristian Manea for £2.3 million. The Blues have successfully negotiated personal terms with the teenager, who will complete the move in January before joining Vitesse on loan.
Manchester United chiefs are hoping Sir Alex Ferguson's special relationship with Cristiano Ronaldo can be used to lure the Real Madrid superstar back to Old Trafford. The Red Devils have the funds in place to signing the Portugal international.
Everton have been alerted to the fact that Barcelona are unhappy with the playing time afforded to Gerard Deulofeu while on loan at Sevilla and could terminate his stay early, with Roberto Martinez ready to move for the young Spaniard.
Luiz Gustavo will reject a move to the Premier League this January. The Wolfsburg midfielder has attracted interest from both Arsenal and Manchester United but he intends to stay in the Bundesliga.
Newcastle fans are planning a huge protest against manager Alan Pardew calling for his sacking during the game against Hull City, with hundreds of anti-Pardew banners.
Rafa Benitez will leave Napoli next summer for Real Madrid, to replace Carlo Ancelotti, with Luciano Spalletti his most likely replacement at the Serie A side.
Atlético Madrid will renew their interest in PSG forward Ezequiel Lavezzi. Liverpool are also tracking the Argentina international who has not featured as regularly as he would like with the French champions
Manchester United are favourites to sign Newcastle goalkeeper Tim Krul in the January transfer window. The Dutchman has worked with Louis van Gaal before at international level.
Manchester United are keen to avoid another Paul Pogba situation and as such will offer youngster Andreas Pereira a new deal. The 18-year-old was on the bench for the 4-0 win over QPR and has one year left on his current contract.