Newcastle United release long-serving pair Jonas Gutierrez and Ryan Taylor after their contracts expire at St James' Park.
Captain Wayne Rooney believes finishing in the Premier League's top four was essential for Manchester United as they bid to regain their place at the top of English football.
Jonas Gutierrez has fired a parting shot at Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley, apparently claiming he disregarded the Argentina international after he was diagnosed with cancer last year.
Liverpool want Inter's Kovacic, West Ham to bring in "big name" and Patrick Vieira linked with Newcastle, plus more.
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's French Coupe de France game between Auxerre and Paris St-Germain.
FA chairman Greg Dyke does not expect Sepp Blatter to remain as Fifa president after the Swiss won a fifth term in charge.
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's German DFB Cup game between Borussia Dortmund and VfL Wolfsburg.