LONDON EVENING STANDARD
Roma have become the latest club to enter talks with Chelsea over the signing of Mohamed Salah.
Crystal Palace may have to pay up to £10million to sign Bafetimbi Gomis from Swansea.
Emmanuel Adebayor is in no hurry to leave Tottenham despite no longer being a first-choice for head coach Mauricio Pochettino.
MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS
Yaya Toure has cast doubt over his Manchester City future once more by suggesting he will not be at the club next season.
Louis van Gaal has challenged Radamel Falcao to “prove” himself after the Colombian was excluded from United’s squad last week.
Sergio Aguero is on course to become the first City player to lift the coveted Ballon d’Or, according to fellow countryman Pablo Zabaleta.
Fabio Borini says he has no regrets about staying at Liverpool as he insisted: “I still believe I can be a success here.”
Raheem Sterling has effectively been ruled out of featuring for England Under-21s in this summer’s European Championships by Gareth Southgate.
Ross Barkley could play for England Under-21s in this summer’s European Championships, according to Gareth Southgate, but with consult Everton boss Roberto Martinez beforehand.
John Carver wants to see a fuller performance against Southampton following Newcastle United’s promising first half display at Chelsea.
Sunderland are confident that Jermain Defoe’s international clearance will go through in time for him to make his debut at Spurs tomorrow – and he could even start against his former club.
Jermain Defoe has been backed to make a success of his move to Sunderland – by Newcastle United caretaker boss John Carver.
Seb Larsson believes he may be in the best form of his Sunderland career.
Anthony Reveillere is confident Sunderland can win more games if they recover their early-season “determination.”
‘Do it for Sir Jack’ will be Kenny Jackett’s message to his Wolverhampton Wanderers players ahead of what promises to be an emotional match at Molineux.
EXPRESS & STAR
West Brom boss Tony Pulis faces a battle to land his transfer targets as he gears up for a crucial period in his Hawthorns revolution.
Mark Hughes has declared that Stoke City are definitely in the market for the Aaron Lennons of this world before the end of the January transfer window.
THE DAILY ECHO
Ronald Koeman won’t attempt to solve Saints’ injury woes by diving into the transfer market.
HULL DAILY MAIL
Hull City will not be making a move for Blackburn Rovers striker Rudy Gestede, manager Steve Bruce has confirmed this morning.
QPR boss Harry Redknapp has claimed Shaun Wright-Phillips turned down a loan move to Blackburn Rovers.
Hull City manager Steve Bruce says his attempt to sign Blackburn Rovers top-scorer Rudy Gestede is ‘not going to happen’.
Blackburn Rovers boss Gary Bowyer would be loathe to lose top-scorer Rudy Gestede to the Premier League.
Rovers manager Gary Bowyer has launched a passionate defence of his ‘warrior’ captain Grant Hanley.
Chris Taylor admits he would love to stay at Blackburn Rovers with the midfielder one of seven senior players out of contract in the summer.
Sean Dyche has warned his players that it is ‘pointless’ to argue with referees and risk ‘silly bookings’ that could rule them out of crucial Premier League games in the run-in.
Dean Hammond said he is prepared to play through the pain to help Leicester City’s survival bid.
SOUTH WALES EVENING POST
Garry Monk is adamant there is no doubting Bafetimbi Gomis’s commitment to the cause after insisting the Frenchman will not follow Wilfried Bony out of Swansea City.
West Ham boss Sam Allardyce insists the club will have the financial clout to tie up a permanent deal for Alex Song in the summer.
QPR will face Manchester United without Armand Traore who has a toe injury.
Nemanja Matic says Chelsea must be prepared to adapt their approach against Swansea on Saturday.
George Williams is looking forward to the future after signing a new three-year contract at Fulham.
Fulham have revealed that their next boss will be chosen by committee in the same way Kit Symons landed the job in October
YORKSHIRE EVENING POST
Neil Redfearn admitted he was in the midst of a “tough gig” at Leeds United as he looked for an end to the club’s winless streak against the backdrop of doubt surrounding Massimo Cellino.
Stephen Warnock revealed he quit Leeds United yesterday with a cordial goodbye and a word of thanks for former head coach David Hockaday.
Stuart Pearce believes there is more at stake than ever when Nottingham Forest head into the East Midlands derby this weekend – but does not believe his own fate is on the line.
THE PINK UN
Tony Andreu admits it would be a ‘big thing’ to play in the Championship but Hamilton’s star man has distanced himself from the prospect of a swift Norwich City reunion with old boss Alex Neil in the January transfer window.
Alex Neil insists Norwich City must be fearless at Carrow Road as he prepares for his home debut this weekend against Championship rivals Cardiff City.
Aitor Karanka was considering handing ex-Arsenal midfielder Fran Merida a short-term Boro contract – but any deal is now dead in the water.
Karanka has said he will target a new midfielder this month to replace Milos Veljkovic – but has ruled out signing another Chelsea loanee to bolster Boro’s ranks.
Cardiff City manager Russell Slade has confirmed Inter Milan winger Tidjane Balde has joined club – and says the club may look at extending Racing Genk midfielder Khaleem Hyland’s trial.
THE BOLTON NEWS
Bolton faced yet more transfer frustration last night as it appeared they had lost out to Millwall in a race to sign Watford striker Diego Fabbrini on loan.
WIGAN EVENING POST
James McClean admits he’s feeling ‘like a proper centre-forward’ at the moment.
Blackpool came to an agreement late on Wednesday night with Hull City over a transfer fee for Thomas Ince.
Brighton boss Chris Hughton revealed the Seagulls could buy and borrow during the January transfer window.
Albion are keeping tabs on Tranmere Rovers’ midfield prospect Max Power.
Inigo Calderon is sweating on a new contract offer from Albion.
Transfer-listed Ipswich Town striker Paul Taylor will conduct talks with Blues boss Mick McCarthy over his future, this weekend, according to Millers’ boss Steve Evans.
Sheffield Wednesday head coach Stuart Gray says he is “excited” at the prospect of spending money on permanent transfers rather than relying on the loan market should the club be purchased by Thai investors.
Sheffield United target Gary Mackay-Steven has signed a pre-contract agreement with Celtic.
Bournemouth chief executive Neill Blake has described Harry Arter’s decision to sign a new contract as “another huge statement of intent”.
Gary Mackay-Steven will become a Celtic player this summer after signing a pre-contract agreement with the club today.
The Three Bears say they are willing to double their £5million loan offer to Rangers if it keeps Ibrox out of Mike Ashley’s hands.