Breakfast Briefing: Arsenal eye Griezmann as Man United want Ginter
Arsenal: Arsene Wenger has admitted that Arsenal are one of many teams keeping a close eye on Real Sociedad forward Antoine Griezmann. The 22-year-old has excelled for Sociedad this season, netting 15 goals in 24 La Liga appearances, and his form has attracted the attention of clubs across Europe.
Manchester United: Freiburg centre-back Matthias Ginter is "honoured" to be linked with a move to Premier League champions Manchester United. Ginter has stood out in a Freiburg side that is mired in relegation trouble this season and his performances have reportedly caught the attention of United manager David Moyes.
Newcastle United: Manager Alan Pardew has been charged with improper conduct by the Football Association (FA) for headbutting David Meyler. Newcastle fined Pardew £100,000 on the evening of the incident, while LMA chief executive Richard Bevan branded the 52-year-old's actions "unacceptable and insupportable" the following day.
Everton: Manager Roberto Martinez has admitted a wish to retain the services of the players on loan at Goodison Park as he plans for next season. The Spaniard brought in Gareth Barry, Gerard Deulofeu and Romelu Lukaku on loan for the 2013-14 campaign, and he believes it would be "great" to make the trio's temporary deals permanent.
West Ham: Manager Sam Allardyce believes Andy Carroll could force his way into England contention with a strong end to the season. The striker's campaign has been blighted by injury, while a three-match suspension for saw him making just his first appearance in a month in the 1-0 defeat at Everton on Saturday.
Stoke City: Stoke will appeal to the Football Association after Charlie Adam was charged with violent conduct on Monday. Adam appeared to stand on the leg of Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud during Saturday's Premier League clash at the Britannia Stadium, which Stoke won 1-0 thanks to a Jonathan Walters penalty.
West Brom: Head coach Pepe Mel has been handed a double injury boost with the return of Stephane Sessegnon and Claudio Yacob. Both players have returned to training ahead of this weekend's meeting with Manchester United, but defender Billy Jones is unlikely to feature until April due to a hamstring tear.
Middlesbrough: Former attacking midfielder Craig Hignett has returned to the club as assistant head coach to Aitor Karanka. The 44-year-old spent six years at the club and was part of the backroom staff last year until he left for nearby Hartlepool United.
Real Madrid: Sami Khedira is guarded over his Real Madrid return, despite Carlo Ancelotti suggesting he could be back by the end of the season. The Germany international midfielder suffered a knee ligament injury during a friendly against Italy in Milan last November that was expected to end his campaign.
AS Roma: Midfielder Daniele De Rossi has been handed a three-game ban by Serie A's disciplinary body after his punch on Inter's Mauro Icardi. Television images captured De Rossi delivering the blow, which was not seen by referee Mauro Bergonzi, late in the first half of Saturday's 0-0 draw at the Stadio Olimpico.
Wolfsburg: Christian Trasch has been handed a two-game suspension following his red card against Hoffenheim on Sunday. The versatile 26-year-old was dismissed with nine minutes remaining following a crude challenge on Kevin Volland, and will now miss games against Bayern Munich and Eintracht Braunschweig.
Frankfurt: Armin Veh has confirmed that he will stand down as Frankfurt head coach at the end of the Bundesliga season. The 53-year-old moved to the Commerzbank Arena in 2011 and led the team back to the top flight in his first season in charge.
Feyenoord: The Dutch club has announced that Fred Rutten will replace departing head coach Ronald Koeman in July. Rutten - who has spells in charge at PSV, Schalke, Vitesse and Twente on his CV - will pen an initial one-year deal at De Kuip.
Graziano Pelle has also been stripped of the Feyenoord captaincy and will miss two matches. The Italian striker was last week handed a one-match ban suspended for 12 months by the KNVB after he was caught on camera angrily kicking the dugout following the 2-2 draw with Twente, before continuing his outburst into the tunnel.
Olympiakos: Forward Michael Olaitan is recovering in hospital after collapsing during the Athens derby with Panathinaikos on Sunday. Olaitan, who joined the Greek Super League leaders ahead of the current campaign, was taken to hospital and his agents have confirmed he is making a good recovery.
Asian Cup Qualifiers: Iran and Kuwait had already secured progression to the 2015 Asian Cup finals but played out a five-goal thriller in their final qualifier. Kuwait coach Jorvan Vieira had promised his side would go all out for victory despite being assured of qualification from Group B, but it was unbeaten Iran who claimed a 3-2 triumph.