Manchester United are confident that Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo would choose them over Chelsea if he returns to the Premier League. The Red Devils have been alerted by reports that Stamford Bridge owner Roman Abramovich has made Ronaldo, his top target for next summer.
Jose Mourinho could return to Real Madrid if he is sacked by Chelsea, the Spanish club's former club president Ramon Calderon has said.
Manchester United have made an approach for Valencia winger Sofiane Feghouli, with the player eligible to sign a pre-contact agreement with the club in January. Feghouli, is in the final year of his contract at Valencia, and is yet to agree an extension with the La Liga side.
Marseille value 22-year-old Belgium striker Michy Batshuayihave, a transfer target for Arsenal and Chelsea, at £35m.
Charlton and Wolves are among the Championship clubs showing interest in Newcastle forward Yoan Gouffran, who has made only one league appearance this term.
Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny, currently on loan at Roma, will not decide over his long-term future at the Emirates until after next summer's European Championships.