Toffees stuck on Senderos
Everton remain hopeful of signing the Arsenal defender Philippe Senderos. "We do not have back-up, and that is what we are trying to get," manager David Moyes said of the club's moves for the Switzerland international. "The bid has been with [Arsenal] for a while; maybe it is getting closer." Meanwhile, Everton have also turned down an £8m bid from Besiktas for striker Louis Saha.
Tuncay to exit Teesside?
The Middlesbrough manager Gareth Southgate admits the club are resigned to losing Turkish international Tuncay. "I'm amazed he is still here because he's a player of tremendous talent," he said. "I'd expect something to happen before the end of the month." The club remain hopeful of keeping defender Robert Huth.
Tykes bolster midfield
Barnsley have secured the signing of Liverpool midfielder Adam Hamill for an undisclosed fee. The 21-year-old spent time on loan at Oakwell last season.
Kovac becomes a Hammer
Czech Republic midfielder Radoslav Kovac has moved to West Ham on a permanent basis, according to Spartak Moscow.
Livermore aids Rams charge
Tottenham midfielder Jake Livermore has joined Derby on a month-long loan.
Flood looks to leave bhoys
Celtic midfielder Willo Flood has warned manager Tony Mowbray he will seek a move away from the club should he fail to regain a first-team place at Parkhead. "Being a bit-part player can be frustrating," Flood said. "If I'm not involved by January, I will speak to the manager."
Pompey boss not kidd-ing
Brian Kidd will not resume his role as assistant to Portsmouth manager Paul Hart at Fratton Park this season.