The Europa League winners will qualify for the Champions League from the 2015/16 season, UEFA have confirmed.
Paul Lambert warned Christian Benteke faces a "reality check" after reports suggesting the striker wants to leave Aston Villa.
Leon Osman has signed a contract extension which will keep him at Everton until 2015.
Stoke City have rejected a written transfer request from midfielder Steven Nzonzi which was handed in earlier this week.
Bayern Munich look worthy favourites for the Champions League final, but it's likely to be close, says our tipster Andy Schooler.
Manchester City are "not worried" by new financial rules and say they are catching up "very fast" with rivals in terms of revenue.
Stoke City have dismissed a report linking goalkeeper Asmir Begovic with a summer move to Liverpool.
Newcastle boss Alan Pardew is gearing up for a fight to hold on to skipper Fabricio Coloccini for the second time in five months.
Manchester City chief executive Ferran Soriano is targeting five trophies in the next five years.
Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku says a move to Borussia Dortmund would appeal to him if he is to be loaned out again.