Newcastle head coach Steve McClaren is keeping his fingers crossed for a transfer breakthrough before the weekend.
Watford have announced the signing of Etienne Capoue from Tottenham for a club-record fee.
Fenerbahce have completed the signing of winger Nani from Manchester United.
All the best football stories from Monday's papers, with Liverpool to match Christian Benteke's £32.5m buy-out clause.
Liverpool have confirmed the appointment of Sean O'Driscoll as their new assistant manager.
Juan Cuadrado's agent insists his client is set to remain at Chelsea next season.
Carli Lloyd enjoyed the game of her life as the United States beat Japan 5-2 to win the Women's World Cup.
Jill Scott wants England's performance at the World Cup to continue to catch the public's imagination.
Barcelona's interim management should go ahead and sign Arda Turan, says presidential candidate Josep Maria Bartomeu.
Coach Jill Ellis gave "rock star" billing to Carli Lloyd after the midfielder inspired the United States to World Cup glory.