England international Fabian Delph has signed a new four-and-a-half year deal, committing his future to Aston Villa.  The 25-year-old announced the news on a big screen at Villa Park ahead of their FA Cup clash against Bournemouth, ending speculation linking him with Liverpool.

Liverpool are leading the race for Manchester City’s James Milner as his deal at the Etihad comes to an end.  The 29-year-old is yet to agree a new deal with the Premier League champions with his contract set to expire at the end of the season.  ESPN report Liverpool are ‘increasingly’ confident of luring the England international to Anfield in the summer.

By Conor Mummery

Manchester City are weighing up a move for Barcelona midfielder Sergio Busquets, with Arsenal and Chelsea also keeping tabs.  The 26-year-old is reportedly in talks with the Catalan club over a new contract, although nothing has yet been agreed.  The Daily Star report that a number of Premier League clubs are ‘monitoring the situation’ as Barcelona attempt to keep hold of their midfield enforcer.

By Conor Mummery

Liverpool are ready to offload the controversial forward before the transfer window closes.  Reds boss Brendan Rogers stated that the former Manchester City player has a future at the club, however, according to the latest reports at the Daily Star, the club are willing to let the player go-but only if they can find a buyer.

By Bradley Sharp