DONCASTER ROVERS want to sign former Blackburn Rovers striker Matt Derbyshire from Nottingham Forest on a free transfer. Derbyshire is out of contract in the summer and worked with Paul Dickov during a spell at Oldham.

SWANSEA CITY are close to agreeing a deal to sign former Burnley loan star Rhys Williams from Middlesbrough.

MANCHESTER UNITED manager David Moyes has been given £150m to spend in January and is preparing a bid for Paris Saint-Germain’s 26-year-old Uruguayan striker Edinson Cavani.

MANCHESTER UNITED are monitoring seven top class midfielders, including Everton’s Ross Barkley, 20, and Southampton’s Adam Lallana, 25.

TOTTENHAM are reportedly targeting a January deal for Napoli’s Goran Pandev, with the 30-year-old striker thought to be keen on a move.

ARSENAL scouted 23-year-old Lille defender Pape Souare in the French club’s 2-0 Ligue 1 defeat by Saint-Etienne on Friday.

EVERTON are closing in on Monaco striker Lacina Traore despite competition from West Ham.

CHELSEA attacking midfielder Juan Mata, 25, looks set to leave Stamford Bridge, with Manchester United and Spanish club Atletico Madrid poised.

Wilfried Zaha will be allowed to go out on loan – but only if MANCHESTER UNITED’S injury problems ease. Fellow wingers Nani, 27, and Ashley Young, 28, are currently out of action.

LIVERPOOL have been handed a boost in their pursuit of Basel winger Mohamed Salah, after the 21-year-old Egyptian revealed he is keen to join the Anfield club.

MANCHESTER UNITED want Sevilla left back Alberto Moreno, with Leighton Baines staying at Everton.