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Manchester City will revive their interest in Martin Demichelis after Vincent Kompany was injured in the win over Newcastle United on Monday, according to Richard Tanner of the Daily Express.
The City captain could be out for up to a month with a groin problem, while Micah Richards is also missing with a hamstring injury, and Matija Nastasic is just returning from an ankle injury.
Argentina international Demichelis joined Atletico Madrid this summer after his contract at Malaga, where he played under City manager Manuel Pellegrini, expired.
Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas is continuing his extensive spending spree with a £5 million move for 20-year-old winger Todor Nedelev from Bulgarian club Botev Plovdiv, as reported by Mike McGrath in The Sun (subscription required).
Everton have joined the chase for Blackpool striker Tom Ince. The Toffees will offer £5 million for the player, but the Championship club are looking for £8 million, according to The Sun (subscription required).
Chelsea are in pole position in the race to sign England Under-21 international defender Eric Dier from Sporting in Portugal, as Simon Jones of the Daily Mail reports.