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The agent of Ajax winger Ryan Babel says Babel is interested in a summer transfer to Real Betis (via ESPN FC).
France international defender Jeremy Mathieu says Barcelona is a "fantastic club" but he is committed to Valencia (via ESPN FC).
Liverpool are in talks to sign Lille's £8 million-rated French defender Lucas Digne (via Sunday People).
Veteran midfielder Frank Lampard, fresh off setting Chelsea's all-time scoring record, says he wants to remain with the club after this season. His contract expires in the summer (via The Sun).
Seven clubs from around the world are interested in Manchester United's veteran defender Rio Ferdinand (via The Sun).
PSV Eindhoven manager Dick Advocaat says midfielder Kevin Strootman needs to leave Holland to further his career (via Sky Sports).
Luca Toni says Montenegrin forward Stevan Jovetic is "suffering" at Fiorentina (via Football Italia).
Manchester City will sack manager Roberto Mancini this week, according to The Independent.