Rafa Benitez headed for the Chelsea exit door on Wednesday night after slating fans for not supporting the club.
Sir Alex Ferguson has moved to quell dressing-room unrest by telling his fringe players they can still play a part in Manchester United's treble quest.
Blackburn want to sign Reading midfielder Jay Tabb on loan.
Tottenham are tracking Sochaux right-back Sebastien Corchia, 22, who is also wanted by Juventus and Werder Bremen.
Inter Milan have dropped plans to offer former West Ham striker John Carew a short-term deal because of fitness concerns.
QPR striker Hogan Ephraim, 24, is set to link up with former R's team-mate Ryan Nelsen with a loan move to MLS side Toronto.
Rafa Benitez risks being sacked on Thursday after a blast at Chelsea fans and owner Roman Abramovich following Wednesday night's 2-0 FA Cup win at Middlesbrough.
Manchester City's hopes of buying Napoli striker Edinson Cavani are looking increasingly thin, with Real Madrid ready to offer significant competition in the race for his signature.
Tottenham have rejected a bid from Russian side Anzhi Makhachkala to take defender Younes Kaboul on loan until the end of the season.
Rafa Benitez insists he will quit as Chelsea interim boss at the end of the season after attacking owner Roman Abramovich and the club's critical supporters following Wednesday night's 2-0 FA Cup win at Middlesbrough.
Arsenal are ready to relax their wage structure to strengthen their squad.
Rafa Benitez took himself to the brink as Chelsea interim manager on Wednesday night as his fraught relationship with the club's board and fans reached meltdown.
Paolo Di Canio's claim that his next managerial job will be in the Premier League has raised speculation that West Ham might be interested in his services.