Arsenal will scrap their wage cap in a bid to keep star striker Robin Van Persie and attract world-class signings after an FA Cup defeat at Sunderland left the Gunners tophyless for a seventh year.
Sochaux striker Modibo Maiga claims he is fully fit and has said he is disappointed not to get his move to Newcastle after failing a medical.
Newcastle United have pulled out of a GBP;6 million deal to sign Sochaux striker Modibo Maiga after a problem with his medical.
Liverpool owner John W Henry has dismissed reports that foreign owners are keen to scrap Premier League relegation as "complete nonsense".
League Managers' Association chief executive Richard Bevan has warned some foreign owners of Premier League clubs want to scrap relegation from the top flight.
Aston Villa goalkeeper Brad Friedel has rejected claims of a revolt against manager Gerard Houllier after the club became embroiled in a bitter relegation scrap.
Manchester City defender Kolo Toure and striker Emmanuel Adebayor had to be separated by team-mates following a scrap at the club's training ground on Tuesday.