Harry Redknapp wants to bring the French rumour-mill-stalwart to Loftus Road and may have the essential tool that Newcastle United don't in his pursuit.
Brace yourselves, Manchester United host rivals Liverpool this Sunday.
Five Premier League clubs are thought to be battling for the transfer of Birmingham City goalkeeper. Who are they and why do they want him?
Manchester United and Arsenal are backed to come through in the Super Sunday fixtures while wins are also predicted for Tottenham, Southampton, Everton, Fulham, Norwich, West Brom and Stoke while Sunderland and West Ham may have to settle for a draw.
Recent troubles in the camp at Real Madrid have opened the door to the probably departure of Jose Mourinho but, along with that, comes the question of who will come in to replace him at the Santiago Bernabeu.
A genuinely Super Sunday fixture list means points from the top teams will be harder to come by, but there a chance to remedy that with an enticing double gameweek.
The England international has been linked with a loan move away from Old Trafford this month but surely that will not come to fruition?
Manchester United, Arsenal, Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur have all been linked with the playmaker, whose star as one of the world's best players has fallen somewhat since his incredible year in 2010.
A Chelsea target and a Swansea relative feature along with a player escaping the clutches of Reading
Here are a few golden rules line managers should follow when advising subordinates that they are about to be stitched up on the bonus front.