Arsenal have made a last-ditch attempt to lure Barcelona forward David Villa to the Emirates Stadium before the close of the January transfer window, reports suggest.
Birmingham goalkeeper Jack Butland has turned down the chance to join Chelsea.
Fulham have launched a £5 million bid to land Tottenham midfielder Tom Huddlestone.
Manchester United have joined a host of clubs chasing QPR goalkeeper Julio Cesar according to reports.
Manchester City hatched the plan to sell Mario Balotelli two weeks ago – after his bust up with manager Roberto Mancini, according to the Guardian.
Barcelona go up against their old rivals Real Madrid tonight in the Copa de Rey semi-final tonight.