Napoli were held to a 0-0 draw by Sampdoria in Sunday's Serie A action, while Fiorentina beat Inter Milan 4-1.
Callum McManaman can play a leading role in Wigan's fight to avoid relegation, according to Roberto Martinez.
Tottenham have tied down teenage goalkeeper Jordan Archer on a new deal until 2015.
Peter Crouch has admitted he was tempted when Queens Park Rangers tried to sign him last month but he had no problem with staying at Stoke City.
Burkino Faso midfielder Charles Kabore will join Russian club Kuban Krasnodar from Marseille in a €2million deal in the next 24 hours.
Auxerre defender Willy Boly is determined to impress for the rest of the season after being linked with a summer move to Parma.
Montpellier left-back Henri Bedimo has admitted he would like to play in a different country one day after being linked with West Ham United, and he will sit down at the end of the season to discuss his future.
Werder Bremen are looking to offer a new deal to midfield starlet Ozkan Yildirim.
Bayer Leverkusen striker Stefan Kiessling says he is honoured to be linked with Borussia Dortmund, but knows nothing of a possible summer switch.
Bundesliga bottom side Greuther Furth have sacked coach Mike Buskens after a poor run of form.