Turkey striker Colin Kazim-Richards is close to signing for Blackburn, while Liverpool have had two bids rejected for Wolves' Dorus De Vries.
Real Madrid have made their final offer for Tottenham midfielder Luka Modric, according to reports. While Spurs are holding out for £40million, the Spanish giants had initially refused to bid more than 35million euros (£27.7million). However, Madrid president Florentino Perez has now issued a 'take it or leave it' offer of £30million.
Manchester United have shot into pole position in the race to sign wantaway Arsenal striker Robin van Persie.
Manchester City striker Edin Dzeko is likely to start the new season the way he finished the old one - as a substitute.
Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini was at Old Trafford on Tuesday night to run the rule over Brazil's latest crop of stars and one South Korea midfielder - Sung-yueng Ki.
Tony Hibbert says there are no plans for him to be on penalty taking duty for Everton in his testimonial against AEK Athens on Wednesday - and insists he only wants to break his scoring duck with a spectacular goal.
Yohan Cabaye is still looking good to be fit for Newcastle United's opener against Tottenham Hotspur.
Sunderland's Stephane Sessegnon could miss out on Wednesday night's friendly at Derby County after suffering an ankle injury.
Titus Bramble is ready to prove his many doubters wrong by winning back a first-team place at Sunderland and therefore securing his long-term future at the club.
Swansea City are reportedly in talks with Kaiserslautern striker Itay Shechter over a season-long loan at the Liberty. It is understood a deal could be completed for the 25-year-old Israel international by the weekend once the player has been granted a work permit.
Birmingham City will not be signing Darren Carter after his pre-season trial period at the club.
In-demand Matt Jarvis was due to make his comeback for Wolves on Wednesday - as it emerged the club has rejected two bids from Liverpool for Dorus De Vries.
Neil Warnock has refused to rule out a firm approach for Nicky Maynard but he insisted on Wednesday that Leeds United have made no offers for the West Ham United striker.
Shaun Maloney insists Wigan need only a touch of fine-tuning before they'll be ready to face European champions Chelsea in the big Premier League opener on Sunday week.
Steve Kean has confirmed Blackburn Rovers are hoping to clinch the loan signing of Colin Kazim-Richards within the next 24 hours. The Rovers boss is also set to bring in Portuguese midfielder Diogo Rosado.
Japanese Olympic striker Kensuke Nagai is on Neil Lennon's radar, according to reports in his homeland.