Comment and Analysis
The veteran striker has been linked with a loan move back to England, though he says a return in January is unlikely
Arsenal are preparing a £22 million bid for Porto's defensive midfielder Ruben Neves. The Gunners would be willing to pay £12m up front, with another £10m in add-ons for the 18-year-old.
Paris FC (Ligue 2) has a new coach. This is Jean-Luc Vasseur, former coach of Stade de Reims. He replaces Denis Renaud.
Bayern Munich have lined up out-of-work coach Carlo Ancelotti to replace Pep Guardiola if the Spaniard refuses to extend his contract beyond the end of the season. Guardiola has been heavily linked with Manchester City in recent weeks and months.