Manchester United manager David Moyes has confirmed the Premier League champions will not be making any more signings in this transfer window.
Stoke have made an improved offer for Sunderland’s Lee Cattermole, according to Sky Sports sources, understood to be ‘in the region’ of £5 million for the 25-year-old Black Cats’ midfielder.
Elsewhere, Porto coach Paulo Fonseca has this to say about Manchester City’s target midfielder Fernando:
"Fonseca says Fernando is 'a major player in the team, but he's not irreplaceable'," according to BBC sources.
However, Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has denied interest in Manchester City defender Micah Richards.
Swedish midfielder Kim Kallstrom is set to undergo a medical at Arsenal with the prospect of signing for the Gunners on loan from Spartak Moscow until the end of the season.
Crystal Palace coach David Kemp told the press a deal for Blackpool’s Tom Ince is on-going.
"Tom Ince is close but I'm not in those negotiations so I don't know where that's at,” he said.
"On this day in particular, a lot can go on. I'd like to say it's going to happen but you never know in football."
Bolton are poised to sign midfielder Liam Trotter on loan from Millwall with the potential of an eventual permanent option.
Swansea are ‘set to sign’ Falkirk youngster Jay Fulton as his club confirmed an offer had been accepted to allow him to move to the Liberty Stadium.
Bournemouth have signed Ben Whitfield on loan in an 18-month deal for the highly-rated midfielder.
Crystal Palace have signed Jason Puncheon on a permanent deal from Southampton after an impressive loan spell which has resulted in his signing of a four-and-a-half year contract to stay on at Selhurst Park for an undisclosed fee for the 27-year-old.
Brighton have signed Spanish striker David Rodriguez on a free transfer until the end of the season after the forward cancelled his contract with Celta Vigo.
Finally, Cheltenham Town have agreed to extend Michael Ihiekwe’s contract on loan until the end of the season.
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