LONDON EVENING STANDARD
Former Spurs boss Harry Redknapp says Chelsea would be mad to sack manager Jose Mourinho.
Sheffield Wednesday midfielder Jose Semedo – a close friend of Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo – thinks the Portuguese will end his playing career in England.
West Ham want to sign AC Milan playmaker Keisuke Honda when the January transfer window reopens.
MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS
Man Utd’s club-record signing Angel Di Maria has revealed he never wanted to leave Real Madrid for the Red Devils last year.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says he expects injured striker Christian Benteke to be fit to face Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.
Steve Heighway has returned to Liverpool to take up a role as a consultant at the club’s Academy.
Liverpool defender Kolo Toure is set to be sidelined for a month after picking up a hamstring injury in the club’s 1-0 win against Bournemouth in the Capital One Cup on Wednesday night.
Romelu Lukaku’s agent, Mino Raiola, says Everton would be prepared to sell the striker to PSG if they receive “a good offer” from the Ligue 1 champions for the Belgium international.
Newcastle centre-back Mike Williamson has joined Wolves on a month’s loan deal.
Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce wants to bring a new striker to the club in January, but the Black Cats are not interested in Nigeria international Chinedu Obasi.
Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce has decided against signing Chinedu Obasi after the striker’s recent trial on Wearside.
Allardyce has also said he will only bring a frontman to the Stadium of Light on a free in January if they can make an immediate impact at the struggling club.
Remi Garde, who has been linked with the vacant managerial role at Aston Villa, has pulled out of his planned media duties with Canal+ this weekend, with the former Lyon boss having originally been scheduled to cover Liverpool’s trip to Chelsea.
West Brom ‘keeper Boaz Myhill says the Baggies can achieve anything this season under manager Tony Pulis.
QPR striker Charlie Austin looks like being on the subs’ bench for Friday’s Championship game with Brentford after a recent injury layoff.
Dorus de Vries says Nottingham Forest’s players are all behind under-pressure boss Dougie Freedman as the club look to end a run of six games without a win.
THE BOLTON NEWS
Former Bolton striker Kevin Davies says he is worried the club could get cut adrift at the bottom of the Championship unless they start winning games soon.
Brighton ‘keeper David Stockdale thinks Albion have yet to see the best of new striker Bobby Zamora.
Under-pressure Barnsley boss Lee Johnson says he can turn around the struggling League One club’s fortunes as they look for their first win in over a month against Scunthorpe United on Saturday.
Lee Clark says he is now ready to return to management after leaving Blackpool in May.