Gerard Houllier is set to be confirmed as the new manager of Aston Villa this week.
Stoke City have announced that Monaco forward Eidur Gudjohnsen has arrived at the club for talks over a season-long loan deal.
Former Ajax, Benfica and Valencia boss Ronald Koeman is interested in taking over at Aston Villa after claiming the club contacted his agent last week.
Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo will be sidelined for around three weeks due to an ankle injury picked up in his side's 0-0 draw with Real Mallorca on Sunday.
David Villa marked his league debut for Barcelona with a goal as Pep Guardiola's side began the defence of their Primera Division title with a comfortable 3-0 win at Racing Santander.
Ronald Koeman has confirmed his interest in managing Aston Villa and believes he could take the club into the Champions League.
Aston Villa's failure to qualify for the group stage of the Europa League is at least partly down the club's failure to lock in a new manager, according to skipper Stiliyan Petrov.
New Manchester City midfielder James Milner has refused to enter into a debate with Stephen Ireland, instead turning his focus on making his switch from Aston Villa a successful one.
USA coach Bob Bradley has confirmed his interest in the vacant Aston Villa role, but admitted he is yet to hear from the club.
Newcastle midfielder Joey Barton has rejected accusations that he celebrated his goal in Sunday's 6-0 victory over Aston Villa with a Nazi-style salute.
AC Milan vice-president Adriano Galliani has said that the club's negotiations to sign Barcelona striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic are "officially open."
Opening goalscorer Joey Barton was delighted with Newcastle's 6-0 thrashing of Aston Villa but insisted no-one at the club would be getting carried away.
United States coach Bob Bradley says he is keen to hold talks with Aston Villa owner Randy Lerner about being their next boss after Martin O'Neill's exit.
Lionel Messi scored a hat-trick as Barcelona turned around a 3-1 first-leg deficit to claim the Supercopa with an impressive win over an under-par Sevilla side at the Nou Camp on Saturday.
Dutch great Ronald Koeman claims he is on a shortlist of names to replace Martin O'Neill as Aston Villa manager.
James Milner's move from Aston Villa to Manchester City has been finalised, with midfielder Stephen Ireland moving in the opposite direction.