Inter Milan striker Mauro Icardi says he is keen to extend his current deal with the Italian club.
Manchester City midfielder Frank Lampard looks set to miss next week's Champions League trip to CSKA Moscow.
Cologne piled further misery on Borussia Dortmund with a 2-1 win at the Mungersdorfer Stadion which leaves Jurgen Klopp's men languishing in 14th place.
Floyd Ayite's second-half strike proved enough as Bastia ended a six-match winless run with a narrow 1-0 victory over Nice at the Allianz Riviera on Saturday night.
Bayern Munich have announced that midfielder Thiago Alcantara needs knee surgery and is set for "another lengthy absence".
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger felt his side had only themselves to blame after having to battle back to secure a 2-2 draw with Hull City at the Emirates.
Roma warmed up for their Champions League showdown with Bayern Munich by getting back to winning ways in Serie A with a 3-0 win at home to Chievo.
Carlos Tevez struck again to help Juventus beat Torino 1-0 in aderby match on Sunday as Antonio Conte's side maintained its chargeto a third straight Serie A title.
Roberto Di Matteo celebrated a winning start to life as Schalke coach with his side beating Hertha Berlin 2-0 to move into the top half of the Bundesliga.
Foreign transactions at a premium as teams reinforce for 2014,writes MLS Insider Kyle McCarthy.