Arsenal will hold talks with Rubin Kazan forward Sardar Azmoun, 19, who has been dubbed the Iranian Lionel Messi, over a move to the Emirates in the summer.
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has dismissed speculation linking Romelu Lukaku, 20, with a move to Tottenham, insisting there has been no approach for the striker, who is on loan at Everton until the end of the season.
Liverpool target Javier Pastore, 24, has no intention of quitting Paris St-Germain in the summer, according to the midfielder’s agent.
Andre Villas-Boas wants to be reunited with Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen, 26, at Zenit St Petersburg in a move that could pave the way for Manchester United to sign Ezequiel Garay, 27, from Benfica.
Arsene Wenger is set to land striker Alvaro Morata, 21, as long as he and Arsenal agree to a ‘buy-back clause’ which will allow Real Madrid to take him back to Spain.
Liverpool midfielder Iago Aspas, 26, wants to leave Anfield in the summer, less than a year after joining the Premier League title-chasers in a £7.7m deal from Celta Vigo.
French giants Paris St-Germain are offering Chelsea the chance to cash in on their 22-year-old Brazilian playmaker Oscar. PSG could be willing to nearly double the £19m Chelsea paid for him two years ago.
Lazio forward Keita Balde Diao, 19, is on the verge of extending his contract at the Italian club – and that could end Liverpool and Manchester City’s hopes of signing him this summer.
Manchester United, Arsenal and Tottenham are locked in a four-way fight with Fiorentina to land Sevilla’s 27-year-old defender Federico Fazio this summer.
Liverpool managing director Ian Ayre insists the club are in no hurry for manager Brendan Rodgers to sign a new contract, describing the matter as a ‘distraction’ as they chase the Premier League title.
Monaco’s former Tottenham and Manchester United striker Dimitar Berbatov, 33, wants to follow in the footsteps of Eric Cantona and become a film star when he hangs up his boots.