Reports suggest Gareth Bale is poised to commit his immediate future to Tottenham Hotspur after agreeing improved terms of an estimated £150,000 per week to remain at White Hart Lane despite the club's failure to reach the Champions League. The deal is expected to include a release clause for bids over £50m that can be triggered at the end of next season.
Tony Pulis indicated that Callum Mcmanaman will go straight into the squad for Week 23.
Mame Biram Diouf is available to Mark Hughes after returning from the African Cup of Nations.
Louis Van Gaal will be missing Michael Carrick for a month with a muscle injury.
Maya Yoshida and Florin Gardos are in a battle to earn a start in Southampton's match against Swansea this weekend.
Sadio Mane could be fit to face Swansea on Sunday.
Chelsea striker Diego Costa has been banned for three matches after stamping on Liverpool's Emre Can.
James Ward-Prowse has signed a new contract that has him staying at Southampton until 2020.
The Press Association is reporting that Scott Sinclair's long-rumored loan move to Aston Villa is on and will be completed in the next 24 hours.
Steve Bruce's striker crisis could be easing a little earlier than expected with the news that both Nikica Jelavic and Abel Hernandez could return earlier than expected this week.
Steve Bruce has indicated that Abel Hernandez may be fit to play a role against Newcastle in Saturday's early kick-off.
Swansea have agreed to terms with Southampton for the purchase of defensive midfielder Jack Cork.