All the top stories and transfer rumours from the back pages of the national newspapers on Friday.
West Ham need cover for injured forward Andy Carroll and are holding contract talks with former Chelsea man Samuel Eto’o. Stoke’s Peter Crouch and Hugo Almeida of Besiktas are other players they are looking at.
Newcastle are trying to sign young Argentinean strikers Facundo Ferreyra from Shakhtar Donetsk on loan.
QPR are stepping up their efforts to sign Marseille’s Morgan Amalfitano, who had a loan spell at West Brom last term.
Everton appear to be ahead of Sunderland in the race to sign Chelsea’s Christian Atsu on loan.
Manchester United could get some help from Liverpool in their bid to sign £20m rated Borussia Dortmund and Germany defender Mats Hummels.
Dortmund’s decision to let World Cup winner Hummels leave could depend on them signing young defender Tiago Ilori on loan from Liverpool.
Manchester United have installed state of the art cameras at their Carrington training base so boss Louis Van Gaal can study everything about his players, even as far as their body language.
Juan Fernando Quintero is set to fly to London to open talks with Arsenal over a £16m move.
Liverpool are closing in on a double deal for Seville left-back Alberto Moreno and Atletico Madrid right-back Javier Manquillo.
James Milner says he will only sign a new deal at Manchester City if he is happy with the amount of football he is getting.
Edinson Cavani says he is happy at PSG and has no intention of joining Manchester City or Manchester United.
Aston Villa are plotting a £3m bid for Manchester City’s Scott Sinclair if they fail to land Chelsea’s Victor Moses on loan.