Ivan Strinic is unlikely to be Sunderland-bound this season, while Alex Pearce has refused to commit his future to Reading.
Steaua Bucharest goalkeeper Ciprian Tatarusanu fired a broadside at Chelsea ahead of their Europa League clash by dismissing the quality of the Premier League.
Michael Dawson believes he can complete an amazing turnaround in fortunes this season by forcing his way back into the England squad.
If Tottenham decide to sell Gareth Bale, he could have his pick of the world's top clubs, yet Ledley King believes the winger will have a more rewarding career if he remains at White Hart Lane.
The controversy may have instigated a landmark rule change and ended in a record fine but Carlos Tevez's time at West Ham still leaves a bitter taste for Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore.