Defender Elliott Ward, who linked up with Bournemouth last summer, has agreed fresh terms with the Championship outfit. He had been linked with a move to Doncaster Stoke are looking at Charlton's Dale Stephens with Potters boss Mark Hughes said to be preparing a £1million approach for the midfielder.

Southampton have snubbed an approach from West Ham for Rickie Lambert Sunderland defender Wes Brown is a target for north east neighbours Middlesbrough.

Big spending French outfit Paris St Germain have expressed an interest in Newcastle full-back Mathieu Debuchy.

Ex-Claret Steven Thompson is in line to land an extension to his current contract with Scottish Premiership outfit St Mirren.

Juventus are prepared to offer Erik Lamela a route out of his Tottenham struggles, with the Seria A giants willing to use Mirko Vucinic in a part-exchange deal.

Released Colchester United midfielder Andrew Bond could be set for a move to Bristol Rovers, while his first club Crewe Alexandra could also be tempted into offering the 27-year-old a short-term deal.

Newcastle boss Alan Pardew is in line to make a move for Ravel Morrison, who wants out of West Ham.

Hull City boss Steve Bruce is pondering a move for Celtic striker Georgios Samaras. Bruce also wants West Brom striker Shane Long and could pay £5m Aiden McGeady will link up with Everton in the summer after agreeing a pre-contract deal with the Toffees. The Republic of Ireland international is running down his contract at Russian giants Spartak Moscow.