The Romanian playmaker appears in desperate need of a change of scenery - perhaps Leeds United should have offered him a fresh start.
Leeds United have been linked with Stuttgart attacker Alexandru Maxim in the January transfer window.
HITC Sport understands that the promising defender is looking to test himself at the highest level amid Premier League and Bundesliga interest.
Former Liverpool defender Emiliano Insua joins Stuttgart from Atletico Madrid.
Manchester City could propose a swap deal involving Eliaquim Mangala, if they enter the bidding for Valencia star Nicolas Otamendi.
Manchester United are reported to have been tracking Stuttgart's Antonio Rudiger for some time, but his Bundesliga employers have no intention of selling.
Manchester United are one of five clubs looking at FC Metz youngster Belmin Muratovic.
Manchester United's Zoran Tosic is wanted by German side Stuttgart.
The Italian is reportedly set to join one of these two teams on loan for the rest of the season. We assess which club would be the best fit for the 21-year-old.
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Carlo Ancelotti has reportedly phoned Napoli midfielder Allan as he looks to lure the Serie A star to Everton.
Gabriel 'Gabigol' Barbosa has reportedly turned down the chance to play Premier League football at David Moyes' West Ham United.
Lovre Kalinic signed for Aston Villa last January, but it just didn't work out for the goalkeeper in B6.
Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Harry Winks could be ruled out with injury, after limping off last night.
Edinson Cavani has been linked with a host of Premier League clubs, including Tottenham Hotspur.
Championship promotion chasers Leeds United are reportedly battling Premier League duo West Ham and Norwich City for Rayo's Adri Embarba.
Tottenham Hotspur are known to be on the look out for a forward, as they look to find a replacement for the injured Harry Kane.
David Luiz moved to Arsenal from London rivals Chelsea in the summer.
Premier League duo Aston Villa and Newcastle reportedly want to raid Brighton for Glenn Murray - Nottingham Forest need a new striker too.
Everton and West Ham are reportedly in talks to bring Roma flop Steven Nzonzi back to the Premier League but he is not heading to Bramall Lane.