Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis has underlined his intention to keep Marek Hamsik at the club next season, despite the Czech star having many admirers.He told Radio Kiss Kiss:Hamsik is untransferable, unless he asks me to leave, but I don't think he wants to do that.
Lyon midfielder Steed Malbranque does not expect to stay on at the club after the summer - but would like to continue to ply his trade in France.
I have some contacts in Premier League, but leaving again is not my priority now. It would rather be staying in Ligue 1.
Rickie Lambert says he intends to be a Saint for life, despite speculation linking the England striker with a move away from St Mary's.
I have always said I would love to finish my career here but who knows what will happen.
Nottingham Forest's Jamaal Lascelles says he is learning how to handle the expectation of being a £5million-rated defender. The 20-year-old has been heavily linked with the likes of Arsenal, Liverpool and Chelsea in the recent past.
People were talking about Arsenal wanting me for £5m. When I played, I felt as though I needed to be a £5m player. If I didn't play well, I felt as though people would be saying, 'He is not worth that'.
Kris Boyd claims to have received no contact from other clubs as his future at Kilmarnock is called into question. It has been suggested that former employers Rangers are keen on bringing a man who has spent time in England, Turkey and Canada since leaving Ibrox back to Glasgow in the summer.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insists he had no qualms about letting striker Peter Odemwingie leave Cardiff City in January. Odemwingie left the Bluebirds for Stoke City shortly after the arrival of Solskjaer, with Kenwyne Jones heading to South Wales as part of the deal.
David Moyes admits Manchester United could struggle to secure their top transfer targets in time for the start of pre-season.
It's difficult as players are going to be going away for the World Cup so it's maybe not quite as easy as, ideally, all clubs would like to get the work done early.
Peter Crouch believes Mark Hughes has Stoke heading in an exciting direction, but admits that strengthening again in the summer will be required to keep them moving forward.
It is important not to get away from the fact we are a big side and continue to get goals from set-pieces. We are strong defensively, but if we can add that bit more going forward, then we have a real chance.
David Stockdale is embroiled in a relegation dogfight with Fulham, but the 28-year-old goalkeeper would appear to see his long-term future at Craven Cottage.
Fulham are the club who gave me the chance. If I move on one day, there's always a place for Fulham in my heart. This club is special.
John Stones is delighted to be working with Roberto Martinez at Everton, having previously snubbed a switch to Wigan Athletic as he prepared to leave Barnsley in January 2013.
It was a decision for my career. Everton was the right move for me. I let Roberto know and he accepted it.
Tottenham are expected to dip back into the transfer market when the window re-opens, and manager Tim Sherwood believes they need more options in the middle of the park.
You always look for a blend, and some of the guys are similar in the way they play. We need different types of midfield player, for instance.
Southampton midfielder Adam Lallana has been linked with a big-money move this summer and is expected to grace the World Cup finals, but he will not be getting carried away. Tottenham and Manchester United are said to be keen on the 25-year-old.
I've always been committed to Southampton, my contact has never run down. I've always been happy here.
Manchester United manager David Moyes chose not to return to Everton on scouting missions after fans were angered by his attempts to sign former players.
I think there was animosity at the way we would have liked to have bought a couple of the players. But some Manchester United players go to Everton, so there is reverse.
There are plenty of transfer lines to be found in the morning newspapers:
- DAILY MIRROR: Southampton midfielder Jack Cork is a summer target for Fulham, Swansea and Crystal Palace.
- THE SUN: Yannick Bolasie could be on his way out of Crystal Palace after talks over a new contract stalled.
- DAILY MAIL: Valencia have offered Manchester United the chance to sign French 28-year-old centre-back Adil Rami for £10m after a proposed move to AC Milan stalled.
The Sun claims that West Ham have launched a fresh
bid for Sporting Lisbon striker Islam Slimani. Sam Allardyce missed out on a top target in January, but will return to the negotiating table this summer.
According to the Daily Mail, Tottenham midfielder Paulinho is attracting interest from Serie A side Roma. The Brazilian is facing an uncertain future after just one season in English football.
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We'll have more from the Saturday tabloids tomorrow - but that's your lot for Friday's transfer updates. Join us in the morning and have a cracking Easter weekend. Over and out.
The Daily Mail have some decent transfer lines in Saturday's edition, claiming Paulinho is attracting interest from Roma as his Spurs future remains uncertain.
O'Higgins goalkeeper Felipe Ochagavía is going on a two-week trial at Chelsea, according to reports in the Chilean press.The 20-year-old told 'La Tercera':
When they came to sign Cuevas last year, they watched me train and they liked my style. They talked with the board and then with me. We had more official talks in March, I talked with Cristian and he told me everything was spectacular. I am sure everything will turn out good.
Celtic boss Neil Lennon is confident that striker Leigh Griffiths will still be at the club next season.
Toulouse have announced that experienced midfielder Etienne Didot and defender Jean-Daniel Akpa-Akpro have signed contract extensions. The duo will now both stay at the Ligue 1 club until at least June 2017, TFC confirmed on their official website.
Rangers manager Ally McCoist claims he is uncertain what his budget will be this summer as he prepares for the team's step-up to the Championship. In recent weeks McCoist has stated he would like to further strengthen his squad, and revealed his admiration for Dundee United defender Gavin Gunning and Kilmarnock striker Kris Boyd.
I haven't been told what the budget is. At this point we don't know if we can get players in, or if we can buy players next season.
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