Lunchtime Round-Up 24th January

Afternoon all,

Manchester United have moved another step closer to signing Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha after Palace have given United permission to speak with Zaha. It is expected that Zaha will have a medical with United within the next 48 hours ahead of the proposed move which is set to be worth up to £15 million. It is also believed that there will be a clause in the deal which will see Zaha return to Crystal Palace for the remainder of the season

Chelsea midfielder Eden Hazard has apologised to the ballboy who he allegedly kicked in Chelsea's Capital One Cup semi final second leg against Swansea last night. Hazard was shown a red card for the incident with the ballboy and was later questioned over the incident. The ballboy came into Chelsea's changing room after the game and apologised to Hazard for attempting to time waste

West Ham defender Dan Potts is set to undergo more scans and tests in hospital after he suffered a head injury during West Ham's game with Arsenal yesterday. Potts went up for a challenge with Arsenal's Bacary Sagna and landed awkwardly and was knocked out for a short period of time as a result of this. Potts layed motionless on the pitch for 10 minutes as staff tried to get him off the pitch, in this time he was given oxygen and a neck brace

South Korean defender Yun Suk-Young is on his way to London to have a medical with QPR. Suk-Young currently plays for Chunam Dragons in the K-League and there have ben many reports suggesting that he is wanted by a number of clubs in europe. But QPR look favourites to sign him at this present moment

Everton defender Sylvain Distin has signed a new one-year contract with the club to keep him with the club until 2014. Distin joined The Tofees in 2009 from Portsmouth for £5 million and since then he has represented the club 114 times scoring two goals

Stoke manager Tony Pulis has confirmed that the club will no longer be signing American midfielder Brek Shea after the deal has fallen through. Stoke agreed a deal for the 22-year old last week. Shea was then offered a trial with Stoke to see how fit he was, but the MLS was fearful that Shea could not stand up to the rigorous medical

West Brom directors are still standing strong in their attempt to keep striker Peter Odemwingie at the club. The Baggies have already rejected a £2 million bid from QPR who are set to make another offer soon for the Nigerian. But technical director Richard Garlick has said that Odemwingie will not be leaving in January

Machester City striker Edin Dzeko has ruled out a move from Manchester City either now or in the summer. And has apparantely stated that he is happy at the club, even though earlier on in the season there were rumours suggesting that the Bosnian was'nt happy with City and wanted to move

Barnet have completed the signing of Dartford striker Harry Crawford

Tranmere manager Ronnie Moore has signed a new two and a half year deal with the club. Moore has guided The Rovers to the top of League One so far this season and has been rewarded with this new contract