Barcelona presidential candidate Agusti Benedito says he does not think Lionel Messi, 33, will extend his current deal, which ends in June 2021.
Manchester City believe they are at the front of the queue to sign Messi if the Argentina striker leaves Barcelona this summer.
But Barcelona are considering buying a Major League Soccer franchise to help convince Messi to renew his deal after he said he wanted to play in the US at the end of his career.
Aston Villa plan to turn down bids for midfielder Jack Grealish during the January transfer window despite renewed interest from leading clubs in the 25-year-old England international.
Everton are expecting to receive offers for Moise Kean, 20, from Paris St-Germain, where the Italy forward is currently on loan, but the Toffees are in no rush to decide on his future.
Arsenal’s German midfielder Mesut Ozil, 32, has agreed a three-and-a-half year deal with Turkish side Fenerbahce.
Ozil’s future will be resolved soon, says his agent, but the World Cup winner’s priority is to stay at Arsenal until his contract runs out in the summer.
Manchester United’s Marcos Rojo, 30, has agreed a two-year deal with Boca Juniors in the January transfer window, but Boca want to sign him for free so the Argentine must persuade United to let him leave for nothing.
New contract talks between Liverpool and Netherlands midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum, 30, have reached a stalemate.
Tottenham are confident South Korea forward Son Heung-min, 28, will sign a contract extension that will keep him at the club past 2023, when his current deal ends.
West Brom are in advanced talks to sign Scottish winger Robert Snodgrass, 33, from West Ham.
West Ham’s Ivorian striker Sebastien Haller, 26, who has failed to make an impact at the club, is close to sealing a move to Dutch side Ajax.
Chelsea defender Fikayo Tomori’s hopes of a loan move in January look to have been scuppered by Andreas Christensen’s knee injury, with the 23-year-old England international needed as cover at Stamford Bridge.
Manchester United and England striker Marcus Rashford, 23, is the most valuable player in world football, according to an independent research group, with an estimated transfer value of 165m euros (£150m).
Wolves are considering recalling Italy striker Patrick Cutrone, 23, from his loan at Fiorentina as a short-term replacement for the injured Raul Jimenez.
West Ham and Wolves are competing to sign 19-year-old Ajax and Burkina Faso forward Lassina Traore.
Middlesbrough, Stoke and Swansea are interested in a loan deal for Tottenham’s 20-year-old winger Jack Clarke.
Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone has hinted he may not still be in charge next season after his side’s shock Copa del Rey defeat by third-tier side Cornella.
Source: BBC Sport