Newcastle's search for a new number nine now turns to Marseille's André-Pierre Gignac, who scored 18 goals in 37 matches last season.
Manchester City have a number of injuries ahead of their trip to Fulham in Week 17.
Tottenham's interim manager Tim Sherwood has a number of injuries and suspensions to deal with for the team's tough match at Southampton.
Seattle Sounders (MLS) and USA internationl striker Clint Dempsey has undergone a medical at Craven Cottage and is expected to sign a two-month loan that will start on January 1.
Luis Suarez agreed to a new four-and-a-half year deal with Liverpool today that will pay him around £160,000-a-week until the end of this season and then £200,000-a-week every year after that until 2018.
Scouts from Arsenal traveled to Spain this week to continue monitoring Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa with hopes of snatching him up come January.
Inter Milan are keen on landing Manchester City's Aleksandar Kolarov in January, but they're not alone. Juventus, Napoli and Zenit St Petersburg are also reportedly in the running.
Swansea Michu (real name: Miguel Pérez Cuesta) expressed his desire to move to a title contender during the January transfer window.
Two goals in the final 10 minutes saw West Ham come back to beat managerless Tottenham at White Hart Lane after Emmanuel Adebayor had given the home side the lead.
Manchester City striker Edin Dzeko has admitted Sergio Aguero's injury is a blow for the club, but is confident he can fill the void.
Manchester City are set to be without their two first-choice right-backs for the trip to Fulham after injuries to Micah Richards and Pablo Zabaleta.
Manchester United manager has admitted that Wayne Rooney missed today's Cup match against Stoke City with a groin injury. However, "He has got a chance, yes" to play against West Ham United this weekend.