Steven Defour's agent has indicated Villa's interest in the Porto midfielder, Norwich City continues saga over Hoolahan, Manchester City kill Lescott interest.
January is going to be a big month at Selhurst Park as Tony Pulis looks to shape his squad.
Some of the key stories surrounding Tottenham Hotspur and their transfers this Friday evening.
Brighton's Will Buckley named, as Leeds United look set on improving their wingers, with Jimmy Kebe and Cameron Stewart already in. However, Leeds United are set to lose out to Huddersfield and Burnley for targets Ashley Barnes and Nahki Wells.
Elton Monteiro has been lent to NEC Nijmegen on trial while in Marbella with Club Brugge - and a deal looks on the cards.
The problem is he is doing so at Manchester City ... the player in question being Alvaro Negredo.
Oussama Assaidi has been one of the standout performers for Stoke City this season, and The Potters are hoping he will join them permanently
France left-back celebrates eight years at Old Trafford but still has plenty to offer the David Moyes regime.
Brendan Rodgers addressed the media ahead of Liverpool's trip to Stoke City on Sunday
There was confusion and bemusement in abundance as David Moyes confirmed Wayne Rooney will be taking a "warm weather break".