There will be plenty of comings and goings in the top flight during the next two months, so Jack Pitt-Brooke makes sense of budgets, potential signings and those players who are likely to be heading for the exit
Captain says 'Zola-esque' midfielder must rest or he may burn out before Euro 2012
Santa Cruz is not your average footballer: rather than fast cars he spends a large slice of his wages on improving children's lives in his native Paraguay, he tells Sam Wallace
They may be the richest club in the world but Manchester City could have just 16 senior players available for tonight's Europa League last-32 second leg against Aris Salonika. Roberto Mancini yesterday confirmed that goalkeeper Shay Given will miss three months with a shoulder problem he sustained in the warm-up before last week's goalless draw in Greece.
Blackburn have signed their former striker Roque Santa Cruz on loan from Manchester City until the end of the season.
Having spent more than a year playing down the significance of spats and tiffs at Manchester City, Roberto Mancini has reiterated that he is not concerned about the seemingly regular scraps at the club's Carrington training ground.
Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini has confirmed Roque Santa Cruz is almost certain to return to Blackburn within the coming days - and paved the way for Shaun Wright-Phillips' departure as well.
Manchester City's Emmanuel Adebayor may receive an unexpected chance of salvation at Real Madrid with a loan move to the Spanish giants, who appear genuinely interested in meeting his £170,000-a-week wages, a growing possibility.
Manchester City were last night moving closer to concluding a £30m deal to make Edin Dzeko the first big name signing of the transfer window, following talks over the Wolfsburg player.
The Fulham manager Mark Hughes has been given no assurances from owner Mohamed al-Fayed about the security of his job.
City may strip troubled Tevez of captaincy but he will not lose his place as club aim to maximise resources
Fulham's board have told manager Mark Hughes his job is safe and he will be backed in the transfer window next month, despite the club's recent slide down the Premier League table.
Roberto Mancini believes Roque Santa Cruz deserves better than his current predicament at Manchester City and hopes the Paraguay international can find another club in January.
Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini admits he can understand why Carlos Tevez might be feeling homesick - but is confident the striker will not cut his contract short at Eastlands.
Manchester City have given Carlos Tevez permission to return home to Argentina to visit his family as the forward recuperates from a thigh injury.
Roque Santa cruz has revealed he wants to move to Spain in the new year and also claims Carlos Tevez is unhappy at Manchester City.