West Ham United co-owner David Sullivan claims that manager Gianfranco Zola has 'indicated' he may resign at the end of the season.
The Italian's future at Upton Park has come under constant scrutiny following the arrival of Sullivan and fellow co-owner David Gold to the boardroom in January.
The Hammers have ended any lingering fears of relegation this season, but Sullivan has hinted that Zola's 18-month managerial reign could come to an end at the end of the campaign at the Italian's request.
"He did indicate he might resign at the end of the season, but he might well have changed his mind," claimed Sullivan.
"In interviews he has not committed his future to the club beyond the end of the season."
Liverpool have wrapped up the signing of talented Charlton Athletic teenager Jonjo Shelvey for an initial fee of £1.7million, which could rise to as much as £3million.
The 18-year-old has agreed personal terms and passed a medical at Anfield and will join up with the Merseysiders at the end of the current campaign, having made nearly 50 first-team appearances for the Addicks.
Manchester City have solved their goalkeeping crisis after turning to Sunderland's Marton Fulop on an emergency loan deal for the remaining three games of the season.
City lost number one keeper Shay Given to a season-ending shoulder injury at Arsenal last weekend, while regular back-up Stuart Taylor is also sidelined with a knee problem.
With untried Faroe Islands international Gunnar Nielsen the only recognised custodian at Eastlands, City launched a bid to recall Joe Hart from his season-long spell at Birmingham City.
However, after the Premier League refused to sanction the recall, City swooped for Fulop.
Australia fast bowler Brett Lee has been ruled out of the ICC World Twenty20 in the Caribbean due to an arm injury.
The 33-year-old pace ace suffered a muscle strain in his right arm during a warm-up clash with Zimbabwe and is set to be replaced in the ranks of the online betting favourites by either Ryan Harris or Doug Bollinger.
Lee had previously been a doubt due to a broken thumb sustained during the recent Indian Premier League campaign, while had only recently returned to action after a lengthy absence due to an elbow problem.
Worcester Warriors' director of rugby Mike Ruddock has resigned following the club's relegation from the Guinness Premiership.
The Welshman had been in charge at Sixways for three seasons but has opted to leave after accepting his part of the blame for the club's demise.
In rugby league, Warrington Wolves have confirmed that they have agreed a two-year deal to sign Huddersfield Giants skipper Brett Hodgson at the end of the season.
The 32-year-old Australian had been offered a new 12-month deal at the Galpharm Stadium, but opted to move on to join the Wolves.