- Sir Alex Ferguson missed Manchester United's goalless pre-season draw with Valerenga on Sunday, as he looked to push through the signing of Arsenal captain Robin van Persie.
- Arsenal are weighing up a £6.4million move for Olympiakos striker Kevin Mirallas, who has also been scouted by Liverpool.
- Ashley Cole has ruled out a move to Paris Saint Germain after insisting contract talks over a new deal at Chelsea are ongoing.
- QPR are being linked with a move for Arsenal forward Andrey Arshavin.
- Liverpool forward Craig Bellamy is set for a medical at hometown club Cardiff City later this week.
- West Ham captain Kevin Nolan is trying to persuade best pal Andy Carroll to leave Liverpool and join him at West Ham.
- Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo has admitted he would like to follow David Beckham and play for a USA side in Major League Soccer.
- Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini has admitted defeat in his bid to sign Robin van Persie from Arsenal.
- Tottenham's attention has turned to alternative transfer targets, after Malaga striker Salomon Rondon opted to join Russian side Rubin Kazan.