The Daily Mirror are reporting that Paris St-Germain are willing to outbid Real Madrid in the race for Gareth Bale - and hope this will convince Andre Villas-Boas to replace Carlo Ancelotti as manager.
After Vincent Kompany was sent off early in the match, Manchester City were unfazed, going on to defeat Hull City 0-2 behind a superb performance from David Silva.
Jack Cork will miss a few weeks with the ankle problem he picked up Southampton's last game.
David Luiz will be absent for Chelsea's trip to Aston Villa this weekend.
Victor Wanyama will miss Southampton's game against Norwich due to a knock he picked up in Wednesday's training session.
Tottenham could be without several key players for the North London derby with Arsenal on Sunday.
Fulham will be without two veteran midfielders as they get set to host Newcastle United tomorrow as Scott Parker and Giorgos Karagounis will miss out with knee and muscle problems respectively.
It's hard to imagine things getting worse at the Hawthorns but they have with the news that Chris Brunt will be out for a month as the Baggies struggle to stay up.
Claudio Yacob will be missing again for West Brom after he attempted to return from injury last weekend only to come off after 40 minutes.
Jonny Evans, out since February with a calf injury, may have a chance to feature against Liverpool on Sunday along with other injury question marks Rafael and Javier Hernandez according to David Moyes.
Tottenham will need to overturn a two-goal deficit if they are to reach the Europa League quarter-finals after losing to Benfica 3-1 in the first leg of their last-16 tie at White Hart Lane.
Arsenal face a deeper injury worry than was expected earlier in the week. Mesut Ozil is now expected to miss a month, and Aaron Ramsey will not be available at the weekend. The only good news is that Kim Kallstrom may be fit to face Spurs.