Morgan Schneiderlin and Jay Rodriguez are understood to be close to linking-up with former manager Mauricio Pochettino at Tottenham
Southampton are ready to make an improved bid for Celtic goalkeeper Fraser Forster as a replacement for Artur Boruc.
Southampton striker Graziano Pelle scored twice in his debut for the Premier League club.
Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert is interested in Swansea midfielder Ki Sung-Yueng.
Southampton have completed the signing of Italian striker Graziano Pelle from Feyenoord.
Southampton are willing to let youngster Matt Targett earn a starting spot as a replacement of Luke Shaw.
Southampton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin has been linked with a move to Arsenal.
France Starting XI vs Ecuador: Lloris, Sakho, Benzema, Griezmann, Matuidi, Sagna, Digne Sissoko, Pogba, Koscielny, Schneiderlin.
Gaston Ramirez came off the bench for Uruguay and assisted the game winning goal by Diego Godin in Uruguay's 1-0 win over Italy.
Jay Rodriguez's recovery from an ACL tear is going well and the Southampton forward is aiming to return in December.
Japan look to be heading in the wrong direction, squandering several chances with a man advantage, and as a result are on the verge of elimination after a 0-0 draw with Greece.
Japan struck first and were ahead as the match entered the final half hour, but a two goal barrage by the Ivorians spoiled the day as the Samurai Blue come away empty-handed in the 2-1 loss.
Morgan Schneiderlin was called up to join the French national team in Brazil for this year's World Cup after Franck Ribery and Clement Grenier were forced to leave due to injury.
Victor Wanyama captained Kenya on the way to a 1-1 draw against Comoros earlier but the draw was good enough to send Kenya on the next round of qualifications for the 2015 African Cup of Nations.
Both Southampton and Tottenham have acknowledged via their official Twitter feeds that Mauricio Pochettino has moved from the south coast to North London to manage Spurs.