Napoli and Manchester United are reportedly interested in signing Alex Song from Barcelona.
The 26-year-old joined the Catalans from Premier League side Arsenal at the start of last season but has been unable to secure his place as a regular starter
According to Sky Italia, Napoli manager Rafa Benitez is keen on luring the player to the Stadio San Paolo.
Napoli are likely to face tough competition for his services with United manager Alex Song also said to be keen on signing the player in order to strengthen his midfield.
Demba Ba was on the scoresheet for Chelsea against Southampton at the weekend, coming on for Michael Essien who struggled early on.
The Senegal striker notched his side's third goal in a 3-1 come-from-behind win against the visitors at Stamford Bridge.
Also in England, his compatriot Mohamed Diamé scored his first goal of the season as West Ham thrashed Fulham 3-0.
There were goals also for Africans Moustapha Bayal Sall, who plays for Senegal as well, of St Etienne and Vincent Aboubakar of Lorient in France.
Villarreal’s Nigerian forward Ikechukwu Uche, Torino’s Moroccan midfielder Omar El Kaddouri and Cameroonian striker Vincent Aboubakar of Lorient were the African stars of the weekend in Europe.
All three hit braces as Uche also won a penalty in helping the yellow submarines thump Levante 3-0.
El Kaddouri was on target twice in Torino’s 4-1 win over Catania while Aboubakar’s two goals helped Lorient earn their first away win of the season, 4-0 at Evian.
Seydou Doumbia scored the only goal of the game in most famous Moscow derby, while Dame N'Doye netted in the other one.
What a difference a week made for Yaya Toure. Despondent after Manchester City lost 2-1 to Premier League rivals Chelsea, The Ivory Coast midfielder had a field day in the 7-0 thumping of Norwich, scoring with a superb free-kick.
There were goals in Germany for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang for Borussia Dortmund and Domi Kumbela, who hit the winner for Eintracht Braunschweig in a big upset over Bayer Leverkusen.
In Russia, Ivorians Seydou Doumbia with CSKA Moscow, Gerard Gohou with FC Krasnodar and Senegalese Dame N'Doye with Lokomotiv Moscow all found the net.
A miserable week for reigning African Footballer of the Year Yaya Toure was completed when Manchester City lost 2-1 at English Premier League title rivals Chelsea.
The weekend loss at Stamford Bridge came four days after the star Ivory Coast midfielder said he had been racially abused during a Champions League game in Russia.
Egyptian Ahmed Elmohamady of Hull and Algerian Adlene Guediora of Crystal Palace were other unhappy Premier League Africans, conceding penalties that were converted by Tottenham and Arsenal respectively. That means Palace's Marouane Chamakh lost against his former team.
Cameroon captain Samuel Eto'o created a controversial equaliser and scored his first goal for Chelsea in a 4-1 English Premier League rout of Cardiff at the weekend.
The record four-time African Footballer of the Year illegally dispossessed goalkeeper David Marshall as he was bouncing the ball, and set up Eden Hazard to level.
Eto'o, whose previous clubs include Barcelona and Inter Milan, put the London club ahead midway through the second half off a Hazard pass.
South Africa international Steven Pienaar, Cote d'Ivoire's Yannick Sagbo and Wilfired Bony also scored in England at the weekend.
Primavera defender Isaac Donkor expressed his joy in featuring for the Inter first team in a friendly match against Locarno on Saturday afternoon.
The Ghanaian defender featured for a full 90 minutes as the Nerazzurri went on to claim a 3-0 victory over the Swiss outfit.
“I'm absolutely thrilled to be playing alongside these great players,” he told Inter Channel.
“I can't describe what it feels like. It was a good game. I'm glad to be here and I hope to get more opportunities to show what I can do.
"What's the most difficult aspect of playing with the senior side? Maintaining the right level of concentration.
Yaya Toure has revealed that he almost joined Inter back in 2007, but opted for a move to Barcelona instead.
The Manchester City midfielder claimed he nearly put pen to paper with the Beneamata six years ago, suggesting Roberto Mancini played an influential role in his career choices.
“I was offered the chance to go to Inter when I was at Monaco,” he told Extra Time.
“Mancini followed me from 2007, and wanted me in Milan, but I chose Barcelona instead because it was always my dream to play for them.
“Mancini helped me a lot when I arrived in England. He taught me so much and is one of my best friends in football.”