Paul Lambert hopes to make Kostas Stafylidis his first Stoke City signing in the coming days.
Zinedine Zidane may have let James Rodriguez leave for Bayern Munich, but the Colombia international still looks up to the Real Madrid boss.
Borussia Dortmund only gave Peter Stoger a contract until the end of the season but the coach feels a long-term arrangement could work.
Paris Saint-Germain and the Premier League heavyweights pushed spending across Europe up to nearly €5.6bn in 2017.
UEFA's study of the 2016 financial year has shown Manchester United recorded the largest revenue ahead of Barcelona and Real Madrid.
A boom in transfer fees in Europe has been detailed by UEFA, while information on wage bills and club net debt have also been released.
France Under-21 midfielder Vincent Koziello has swapped Nice for Cologne in a deal said to be worth roughly €3million.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was omitted from the Borussia Dortmund team to face Wolfsburg, but coach Peter Stoger expects him to stay.
Reported Manchester United target Manuel Akanji has joined Borussia Dortmund from Basel, signing a four-and-a-half-year deal.