LONDON EVENING STANDARD
Chelsea will use Atletico Madrid’s desire to re-sign Filipe Luis this summer to make another attempt to buy the Spanish club’s star midfielder Koke.
Mesut Ozil has ruled out a return to the Bundesliga, insisting that he is ‘really happy’ at Arsenal.
West Ham boss Sam Allardyce has dismissed talk of him joining Sunderland in the summer.
QPR manager Chris Ramsey believes his striker, Charlie Austin, has outshone Tottenham’s Harry Kane this season.
MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS
Manchester City have identified Kevin de Bruyne as one of their top summer targets – and have already made steps to sign the Belgium international.
Gareth Bale is open to a return to the Premier League this summer and Manchester United could again bid for the Real Madrid forward.
Louis van Gaal has not ruled out reprising Wayne Rooney’s controversial midfield role – despite the striker’s scoring exploits in recent weeks.
Daniel Sturridge is set to resume his England career but there is no place for Liverpool club-mate Rickie Lambert in the 24-man squad for the internationals against Lithuania and Italy.
Seamus Coleman is refusing to get carried away with Everton’s mini-revival but believes the Blues can secure a third straight win in Kiev on Thursday night.
Dick Advcocaat is open to extending his stay at Sunderland beyond the end of the season.
Arsene Wenger has warned his players that the St James’ Park crowd could make life difficult on Saturday when he brings his wounded Arsenal team to Tyneside.
Jack Rodwell is backing the vast experience of new head coach Dick Advocaat to drag Sunderland out of relegation trouble.
Gareth McAuley says Tony Pulis has demanded there can be no let-up in West Brom’s pursuit of a lofty league placing.
Gary Rowett is certain he can overhaul the Birmingham City squad in the summer without spending big money.
EXPRESS & STAR
Wolves boss Kenny Jackett has told Ravij van La Parra to develop more “bite” after he was hauled off during Tuesday’s win against Sheffield Wednesday.
Stoke’s top brass will get cracking on the futures of up to 10 senior players once they have a new contract for manager Mark Hughes signed and sealed.
Marko Arnautovic has appeared on a wanted list in Germany – in what looks like a cock-up over car tax.
THE DAILY ECHO
Steven Davis believes Saints are in great shape ahead of their final nine games of the season and have been boosted by their incisive performance at Chelsea.
HULL DAILY MAIL
Paul McShane is striving for perfection as he aims to hold down his place in Hull City’s defence for the remainder of the season.
Blackburn Rovers boss Gary Bowyer is attempting to bolster his injury-hit and battle-weary squad ahead of Saturday’s clash with Brighton & Hove Albion.
SOUTH WALES EVENING POST
Owain Tudur Jones has revealed how Garry Monk is working overtime in a bid to shine at Swansea City.
Fulham boss Kit Symons is set to have a massive clear-out in the summer and start from scratch.
YORKSHIRE EVENING POST
Neil Redfearn insisted he was optimistic of remaining as Leeds United head coach next season after strengthening his claim to a new contract with a resounding 3-0 win at Fulham.
THE PINK UN
Alex Neil is urging his Norwich City players to prove they have the stomach for a Championship fight to the finish.
Jordi Amat has revealed how Swansea City’s centre-backs are taking their lead from defensive linchpin Ashley Williams.
THE BOLTON NEWS
Neil Lennon praised pocket rocket Rochinha for a stunning senior debut at Ipswich.
WIGAN EVENING POST
Malky Mackay is still desperately seeking a new striker that can help Wigan Athletic rediscover their ‘little extra edge’ in front of goal.
Lee Clark insists he’s not ready to quit as manager of Blackpool, despite watching what he described as the club’s “slow death”.
Reading midfielder Nathaniel Chalobah believes his time in the Chelsea academy has helped him understand more aspects of the game better.
Emmanuel Ledesma’s Brighton future is shrouded in uncertainty.
Mick McCarthy says Dylan Connolly is getting closer and closer to making his Ipswich Town first-team debut.
Sheffield United boss Nigel Clough has warned South Yorkshire rivals Barnsley that his side will not crumble under pressure as the race for League One promotion enters its final straight.