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Chelsea are tracking Benfica attacker Anderson Talisca. Jose Mourinho is keen to bring the youngster to Stamford Bridge despite work permit issues after he made a flying start to the season, scoring three goals in five league games.
Manchester City are set to offer Sergio Ramos a €10 million-a-year contract. The Spain international's contract at Real Madrid expires in 2017 but he is keen to remain at the Santiago Bernabeu.
Fiorentina are ready to make a loan move for Corinthians forward Alexandre Pato -currently on loan at Sao Paulo - in the January transfer window as they are looking to add some more depth to their attack.
Bayern Munich are considering making a move for Wolfsburg defender Ricardo Rodriguez at the end of the 2014-15 campaign, with the left-back's contract due to expire in June 2016.
Roma are close to agreeing a permanent deal with Newcastle for defender Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa. The 25-year-old has impressed while on loan at the Serie A side who have already agreed a fee with the Magpies.
Alan Pardew's job as Newcastle manager remains safe despite Monday's 1-0 defeat at Stoke. The Magpies boss will remain at the helm even if his side lose against Swansea on Saturday.
Atletico Madrid are monitoring Sampdoria striker Manolo Gabbiadini, who is co-owned with Juventus.
Real Madrid have no intention of letting Cristiano Ronaldo leave either in January or next summer, though are likely be more open to his departure in two years' time and might be willing to cash in on a player who would then be 31-years-old.
Olivier Giroud has penned a new two-year contract extension with Arsenal which will be announced imminently. The France international, currently recovering from a broken foot, will see his salary bumped up to £80,000-a-week.
Reports in Colombia suggest the Premier League side are still in the hunt for the Fiorentina winger, with a sizeable bid said to be ready for the January window.