Tottenham Hotspur had tracked Yevhen Konoplyanka for most of the summer, but baulked at Dnipro's asking price.
West Ham United have invested heavily in midfield talent down the years, but academy graduate Mark Noble continues to set the standard.
Recent reports suggest Borussia Dortmund's Ilkay Gundogan could be available to Manchester United for as little as £16 million this January.
Ipswich bound Noel Hunt has thanked Leeds United fans despite his unsuccessful spell at the club.
The Tottenham Hotspur man enjoyed a productive first training session with the north London side.
Leeds United could regret bringing in Sol Bamba and Luciano Becchio during the January transfer window.
Kurt Zouma has spoken on his early career as a footballer.
Having recently been linked to both Arsenal and Liverpool, as well as been the subject of a Leicester City bid, Mainz striker Shinji Okazaki has admitted his desire to move to England.
Nottingham Forest's Andy Reid also confirmed that his comeback is not too far away.
Jordan Henderson is the front runner to succeed Steven Gerrard as the Liverpool captain.