Alex Ferguson is considering one of the most unexpected transfer moves of his 24-year tenure as Manchester United manager - a bid for Joey Barton, pictured.

Turkish side Galatasaray have bid £4m for Arsenal's Emmanuel Eboue.

Arsenal are set to hijack Chelsea's move for giant Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku, nicknamed the 'new Didier Drogba'.

Arsenal are to rival Malaga for Villarreal winger Santi Cazorla.

Chelsea are poised to test Tottenham's resolve to keep Luka Modric by offering £27m and 21-year-old striker Daniel Sturridge for the Croatian playmaker.

Stoke have emerged as rivals to QPR to sign Tottenham and England striker Peter Crouch.

Arsenal will this week increase their £12m bid for Everton's 28-year-old defender Phil Jagielka.

Leeds boss Simon Grayson is fighting to keep Max Gradel as nine clubs close in on the £5m-rated marksman.

Everton want £20m for Jack Rodwell to finance a move for Wigan striker Charles N'Zogbia, pictured.

David Stockdale will decide this week whether to join Leeds or Ipswich on a season-long loan deal from Fulham.

Rangers are close to completing the signing of defender Dorin Goian from Palermo.

Swansea CITY chairman Huw Jenkins has dismissed suggestions the Welsh club are on the verge of signing Scotland international James McFadden.

Nigel De Jong's long-term future at Manchester City is in doubt after the Dutch midfielder revealed that talks over a new contract have broken down.

Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart is to cap a remarkable 12 months by signing a bumper new five-year contract this week that will see his wages treble to £90,000-a-week.

Liverpool are braced to start their Premier League campaign without skipper Steven Gerrard, pictured, who is still recovering from a groin injury.