Sunderland want Max Power
The Guardian have claimed on their transfer news blog (Thursday, 14:36) that Sunderland are eyeing a move for Wigan Athletic star Max Power with just two hours remaining in the transfer window.
Jack Ross has already brought a number of stars to the Stadium of Light this summer following the club's relegation, and is now looking to tie up a deal for Power - who has a contract at Wigan only until next summer.
Gomes injury could affect Everton medical
The Guardian have also reported that Barcelona midfielder Andre Gomes is currently nursing an injury (Thursday, 14:35), and that could affect his Everton medical.
The playmaker is currently undergoing examination in Barcelona along with Colombian defender Yerry Mina, with the Spanish star set to join The Toffees on loan. But his injury could indeed scupper the chances of completing a medical.
Islam Slimani on loan again
Another one from the Guardian. They have also reported in the last few minutes (Thursday, 14:47) that Leicester City target man Islam Slimani is going on loan to Fenerbahce.
Slimani joined Newcastle United last January on loan until the end of the season, but managed just four appearances for Rafa Benitez's side. Seemingly surplus to requirements at Leicester, he is set to join Fenerbahace.
Jordan Ayew nearing Palace confirmation
The Swansea City attacker has passed a medical according to Sky Sports' Transfer Centre (Thursday, 14:15), and has now been spotted at Crystal Palace's HQ with a move expected to be confirmed sooner rather than later.
Ghana international Ayew has suffered relegation with Aston Villa and Swansea City in the past two seasons, but will be hoping that he does not make that three out of three if he completes a move to Palace.