LONDON EVENING STANDARD
Chelsea have responded to the threat from Juventus of wanting to sign Ramires by opening talks with the Brazil international over a new contract.
Tottenham midfielder Paulinho has confirmed he has received ‘concrete offers’ amid interest from newly promoted Watford.
Manchester United have made a straight opening bid for Real Madrid’s Sergio Ramos, offering a figure believed to be just over £30m, though considerably less than the Spanish club’s £46m valuation.
MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS
Man Utd transfer target Morgan Schneiderlin has revealed he is set to depart Southampton ‘in the coming days’.
Louis van Gaal is targeting Bastian Schweinsteiger, but Franz Beckenbauer insists he’d be better off in America.
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini is targeting deals for Raheem Sterling, Paul Pogba and Kevin de Bruyne.
Samir Nasri insists Manchester City need to bring in new players to rise to the challenge of Chelsea and Barcelona.
Marseille appear to have beaten PSV in the race to sign Manchester City’s promising young defender Karim Rekik. LIVERPOOL ECHO
Southampton have accepted Liverpool’s improved offer of £12.5million for right-back Nathaniel Clyne.
Everton are hopeful of being able to announce the signing of Gerard Deulofeu on Thursday.
Sunderland could improve their offer for Stewart Downing but sources suggest the player is keen to stay at West Ham.
Newcastle United playmaker Remy Cabella could be set for a return to France, according to reports in his home country.
Newcastle want to exploit links and have scouted Ajax defender Joel Veltman, while Marco van Ginkel is also a possibility.
Sunderland are understood to be tracking Cagliari defender Davide Astori, as are Everton and Schalke.
Lee Congerton is busy working behind the scenes to bring in the quality players Dick Advocaat has identified to improve Sunderland.
Tim Sherwood is ready to make offer for young Charlton Athletic midfielder Jordan Cousins as Aston Villa face a battle with Newcastle and Liverpool for his signature.
Villa, Norwich and Fulham are showing interest in £500k-rated Swansea full-back Jazz Richards. THE SENTINEL
Aston Villa have emerged as the front-runners in the race to sign Stoke City goalkeeper Asmir Begovic.
THE DAILY ECHO
Liverpool have increased their offer for Southampton full-back Nathaniel Clyne.
Liverpool’s signing of Roberto Firmino has thrown former Saints striker Rickie Lambert’s future into doubt. HULL DAILY MAIL
Steve Bruce says he will do his utmost to keep Tom Ince at Hull amid the ongoing interest from Championship rivals Derby County.
Burnley are hopeful of keeping goalkeeper Tom Heaton, despite reports linking the 29-year-old with a Premier League move.
Blackburn-born midfielder Adam Barton has joined Portsmouth on a two-year deal, following his release from Coventry City.
SOUTH WALES EVENING POST
Former Swansea target Dimitri Payet’s future is clouded in confusion after doubt was cast on his move to West Ham.
Chelsea midfielder Ramires is in talks with the club over a new deal.
Brentford have confirmed the signing of French defender Yoann Barbet from Chamois Nirotais. THE BOLTON NEWS
Swiss youth international full-back Saidy Janko has held talks with Celtic, having reached the end of his contract with Manchester United.
WIGAN EVENING POST
Gary Caldwell is actively chasing several transfer targets as he attempts to bolster his Wigan Athletic squad before the start of pre-season. READING POST
Reading are closing in on a £1m deal with Legia Warsaw for Portuguese striker Orlando Sa.
Ronny Deila has insisted Celtic will resist all offers to cash in on Virgil van Dijk before the Champions League qualifiers.
Rangers remain in discussions with midfielder John Eustace after he left Glasgow without putting pen to paper on a deal to join the club.