Fulham, Everton and Aston Villa are all chasing Bordeaux midfielder Yoan Gouffran, while Tottenham could move for Brazil star Ganso in January.
Frank Lampard became England's penalty king after Roy Hodgson's golden oldies got their World Cup campaign off to a flying start with a 5-0 win in Moldova.
Brendan Rodgers has told his Liverpool players to "man up" to get their squad through to the January transfer window.
Tottenham have turned their attention to Brazil midfielder Paulo Henrique Ganso who is rated at around £8m by Santos, after missing out on Joao Moutinho.
Bordeaux midfielder Yoan Gouffran, 26, is available for a cut-price £3m in January and could be a target for Fulham, Everton and Aston Villa.
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger insists striker Nicklas Bendtner will play for the club again at the end of his loan spell at Juventus.
England made a carnival start to their World Cup campaign last night as they set off on the long road to Brazil.
Wayne Rooney has told Manchester United he will stay at the club for as long as they want him.
Huddersfield are still looking to sign striker Jermaine Beckford from Championship rivals Leicester.
Sammy McIlroy has been linked with a return to management at former club Bury.
England began their bid to qualify for the 2014 World Cup by mauling Moldova.
Wayne Rooney has insisted: I'm Manchester United for life.
Chelsea outcast Florent Malouda has been thrown a career lifeline by former club Lyon.
Frank Lampard launched England's World Cup qualifying campaign with the first two goals in an emphatic victory in Moldova.
The relationship of midfielder Florent Malouda and defender Paulo Ferreira with Chelsea is at breaking point after the pair were ordered to play for the reserves in a behind-closed-doors friendly.
Manchester United and England defender Phil Jones, 20, could be set for a lengthy injury lay-off after injuring his right leg after only just returning to training following back spasms.
Frank Lampard tore the heart out of Moldova last night with two goals in England's 5-0 World Cup demolition job.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says he sees a future for Nicklas Bendtner, 24, at the Emirates despite sending the Denmark striker on loan to Juventus after spending a season with Sunderland.
England are up and running, taking a confident stride down the road to Rio with this emphatic victory over Moldova, a very modest chip off the old Eastern Bloc.
Wayne Rooney has told Sir Alex Ferguson that he wants to finish his career at Manchester United, two years after handing in a transfer request.
Frank Lampard inspired Roy Hodgson's so-called "Dad's Army" to a 5-0 win over Moldova last night as England began their World Cup qualifying campaign with their biggest win in any fixture for 19 years.