#PaperTalk : All The Latest Football News And Transfer Gossips This Evening

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LONDON EVENING STANDARD

Harry Redknapp has instructed his advisors to find him a club in the Middle East as he looks for one last managerial appointment before his retirement.

Chelsea are considering making a move for Inter Milan’s contract rebel Mauro Icardi in the summer, who is also being scouted by Manchester City and Liverpool.

Another young striker that is also being looked at this season, Benfica star Anderson Talisca, has struggled for form of late and scored just one goal in his last 13 appearances.

Right-back Mauricio Isla claims he is happy he left Juventus’ title challenge for QPR’s relegation dogfight.

MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS

Pablo Zabaleta has urged Manchester City and James Milner to sort out their contract differences.

Manchester City defender Eliaquim Mangala has admitted he has struggled since joining the Blues in the summer.

Jesus Navas is hopeful Wilfried Bony will have a similar impact to Alvaro Negredo at Manchester City.

Louis van Gaal has hinted a new batch of Manchester United youngsters could be included in the club’s pre-season squad in the summer.

LIVERPOOL ECHO

Denis Irwin says Seamus Coleman should leave Everton so he can become a “world-class” right-back.

Brendan Rodgers says he will resist the temptation to move Emre Can into midfield after Liverpool’s worst fears were realised over Lucas Leiva’s thigh injury.

NEWCASTLE CHRONICLE

Teenage midfielder Dan Barlaser has signed a professional deal at Newcastle United.

SUNDERLAND ECHO

The impact of Jermain Defoe’s signing has rubbed off on his Sunderland team-mates, believes strike-partner Danny Graham.

BIRMINGHAM MAIL

Gary Rowett has confirmed Birmingham City have handed a trial to former Netherlands U21 defender Kees Luyckx and revealed Blues are looking to strengthen from overseas markets.

Rowett has revealed Birmingham City brought an early end to Neal Eardley’s loan spell with Leyton Orient to ‘salvage’ an unsatisfactory situation.

EXPRESS & STAR

Record signing Brown Ideye has vowed to make the most of his surprise second chance at West Brom as he admitted: “I’ve not been good enough”.

Manager Kenny Jackett described Wolves as “average” while admitting he is still searching for a winning formula.

THE SENTINEL

Midfielder Glenn Whelan has publicly thanked Mark Hughes after signing a new two-year contract at Stoke City.

THE DAILY ECHO

Ronald Koeman has backed Maya Yoshida to solve his left-back crisis as Southampton aim to keep their European challenge on track.

HULL DAILY MAIL

Steve Bruce has billed tonight’s clash with Aston Villa among the most significant fixtures of his managerial reign as Hull City aim to escape the Premier League relegation zone

LANCASHIRE TELEGRAPH

Burnley defender Michael Keane believes Burnley can take confidence from the points gained at Manchester City and Newcastle as they prepare to visit Old Trafford and Stamford Bridge.

January signing John O’Sullivan will not be leaving Blackburn Rovers on loan straight away.

Gary Bowyer believes strapping striker Chris Brown is the ‘bully’ his Blackburn forward line has been missing.

Accrington Stanley manager, John Coleman, is maintaining belief in his side that they can “arrest the slump”, but admits he does not know the right combination to get them back on track.

LEICESTER MERCURY

Nigel Pearson said he retains a very good relationship with Leicester City’s owners, despite the speculation over his position.

SOUTH WALES EVENING POST

Ashley Williams reckons Jack Cork is primed to shine at Swansea City.

Teenage winger Kenji Gorre is eyeing first-team chance this season after bagging two more goals for Swansea’s development side.

FULHAM CHRONICLE

Shaun Wright-Phillips has been handed a lifeline to rescue his QPR career after being included in the squad to face Sunderland.

Rangers caretaker-boss Chris Ramsey believes there are some players shirking a shift that would save the club from relegation.

YORKSHIRE EVENING POST

Leeds United boss Neil Redfearn says that a winger remains on his wish-list in the emergency loan window – and possibly a striker if their recent profligacy does not change.

Redfearn is urging Chris Dawson to keep persevering in his quest to be the next young Leeds United starlet propelled into the first team.

NOTTINGHAM POST

Nottingham Forest owner Fawaz Al Hasawi has pledged to continue to support Nottingham Forest ‘in every way possible’ as he issued a statement apologising for the negative publicity the club has attracted in recent weeks.

Dougie Freedman insists he has not picked a permanent No1 at Nottingham Forest – and says Dorus de Vries and Karl Darlow will fight it out for the spot for the rest of the campaign.

Shaun Derry will turn to the emergency loan window in a bid to revive Notts County’s fortunes.

THE PINK UN

Alex Neil is prepared to play a waiting game to entice West Brom’s Graham Dorrans to Norwich City in the loan window.

He also wants his younger talent to keep learning their trade in the Football League with the likes of Jacob Murphy, Jamar Loza, Carlton Morris and Cameron McGeehan all coming to the end of initial loan stints.

EVENING GAZETTE

Aitor Karanka would not welcome the introduction of artificial pitches into English professional football.

WALES ONLINE

Wales manager Chris Coleman insists Gareth Bale is strong enough to survive the flak coming his way at Real Madrid.

Swansea City captain Ashley Williams admits he is no big fan of Tony Pulis’ style of football ahead of tonight clash with West Brom.

Russell Slade is set to take the next big step in his quest to transform Cardiff City by adding experience to his coaching staff.

THE BOLTON NEWS

Neil Lennon insists he remains committed to Bolton Wanderers despite speculation linking him with a return to Leicester City.

Lennon continues to have faith in young midfielder Josh Vela who he says has been a big plus for him in recent months.

The Bolton boss admits he has never experienced an injury crisis like the current one ruling out nine first teamers.

BLACKPOOL GAZETTE

Club president Valeri Belokon says he wants to help save Blackpool, though he needs assurances from owner Owen Oyston first.

An online fans’ forum is the latest target of a series of legal claims being launched by Blackpool FC and its owners Karl and Owen Oyston.

THE ARGUS

Chris Hughton has vowed that Brighton will be working hard during the loan transfer window to ease their wing headaches.

Dean Saunders has given the strongest hint yet that he would like to remain as Crawley manager beyond the end of the season.

THE STAR

Manchester United midfielder Ben Pearson has signed a one-month loan extension with Barnsley until March 8.

New arrival Marnick Vermijl is tipping his Sheffield Wednesday team-mate Will Keane to be a big hit at Hillsborough, comparing the striker to former Manchester United player Dimitar Berbatov.

Sheffied United manager Nigel Clough has described the loss of James Wallace as a “devastating” blow despite quashing fears the midfielder will miss the rest of the League One season.

HUDDERSFIELD EXAMINER

Huddersfield Town manager Chris Powell is hoping Jake Carroll could feature in Wednesday’s development game against Sheffield Wednesday.

BOURNEMOUTH ECHO

Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe has challenged his players to step up “another level” as they bid to steal a march on their promotion rivals.

Cherries frontman Harry Cornick is set for a loan move to Conference South high-fliers Havant & Waterlooville.

EVENING TIMES

Ben Richards-Everton hopes his loan stint in League One will help him become a Premiership star for Partick Thistle.

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