Lionel Messi is in talks over a £800k-a-week move to Manchester City while the club also aims to reunite the Barcelona star with former boss Pep Guardiola.
Leicester City’s Danny Simpson stunned onlookers by turning up to do community service in a humble charity shop – at the wheel of a £200,000 Lamborghini.
Chelsea are prepared to launch a full-scale attempt to land Tottenham’s England hotshot Harry Kane next summer.
Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe is available for the home tie against Stoke after overcoming an ankle problem picked up in Monday’s 1-0 win at Crystal Palace
Chelsea are eyeing transfer raids for Leicester striker Jamie Vardy and Tottenham midfielder Mousa Dembele in the winter transfer window.
FA chief Greg Dyke is set to quiz Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger over his doping fears.
QPR are set to name Neil Warnock as manager again until the summer.
Bournemouth are plotting the £6m transfer of Crystal Palace striker Dwight Gayle in January.
Steven Gerrard believes Liverpool should have signed Spurs midfielder Dele Alli as his replacement.
Steve McClaren has warned Newcastle’s board he cannot guarantee Premier League survival unless there is a major shift in the club’s transfer policy.
Chelsea could make a January move for former Blackburn striker Nikola Kalinic.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has revealed he wants to make a signing in January.
Tottenham are confident they can keep striker Harry Kane, despite interest from Chelsea and Manchester United.
Manchester United’s move for Mats Hummels could be back on, with the news that the Borussia Dortmund defender is set to hand in a transfer request.
Sir Alex Ferguson could play an important part in convincing Cristiano Ronaldo to return to Manchester United, according to reports in Spain.
Newcastle defender and skipper Fabricio Coloccini will have one last chance to show he’s committed to the club in Saturday’s showdown with Crystal Palace.
Sam Allardyce expects Sunderland to be involved in “minimal” transfer activity during January but has refused to rule out selling Jermain Defoe.
Pep Guardiola has agreed to leave Bayern Munich at the end of the season and take over at Manchester City, reports Spanish media.
Chelsea are eyeing Antoine Griezmann and Gonzalo Higuain, as Diego Costa gets a two-week deadline.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is targeting Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Lars Bender ahead of Sporting Lisbon’s William Carvalho.
Some Manchester United fans have vented their anger on social media after Louis van Gaal agreed to offload striker James Wilson in a loan deal with Brighton.
Manchester City’s reserve goalkeeper Willy Caballero is desperate for more first team action and insists he is capabale of replacing Joe Hart should the England No 1 be on the sidelines with his hamstring injury.
LONDON EVENING STANDARD
Arsene Wenger has enquired about the availability of Corinthians striker Alexandre Pato, according to former Gunners star Edu, who is now Corinthians director of football.
MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS
Manchester United Under-21 keeper Kieran O’Hara has joined Stockport on loan.
Roberto Firmino can be a big player for Liverpool for “many years to come” according to Anfield favourite Didi Hamann.
Liverpool striker Samed Yesil is hopeful the appointment of Jurgen Klopp will enable him to make a fresh start at Anfield.
Liverpool youngster Will Marsh has joined Sheffield Wednesday on loan.
Aleksandar Mitrovic has played down talk that he is overweight, and revealed he has bulked up to cope with the demands of the Premier League.
Newcastle intend to supplement their squad with more British talent in the coming transfer window – partly because they need to comply with FA rules on homegrown talent.
Liam Bridcutt will be the only member of Sunderland’s first-team squad to leave the club before the emergency loan deadline after completing his move to Leeds.
Birmingham’s Viv Solomon-Otabor says he uses the disappointment of being released as a youngster as motivation to succeed at Blues.
Jack Grealish has been omitted from the squad for Villa’s clash with Watford this Saturday.
EXPRESS & STAR
West Brom defender Jonas Olsson wants to prove he can force his way into boss Tony Pulis’ Christmas plans by retaining his place against West Ham this weekend.
Blackburn have confirmed that John O’Sullivan has joined Rochdale on loan.
Jamie Vardy says he will not be wasting time thinking about breaking Ruud van Nistelrooy’s Premier League record against Manchester United.
SOUTH WALES EVENING POST
Newcastle United have been linked with an unlikely move for Swansea City star Jonjo Shelvey.
Stephen Kingsley has returned to Swansea from his loan spell with Crewe.
Former QPR favourite Hogan Ephraim believes Rangers should pull out all the stops to try and bring Nigel Pearson to Loftus Road.
YORKSHIRE EVENING POST
Leeds United have confirmed the loan signing of midfielder Liam Bridcutt from Sunderland.
David Vaughan believes goals are the simple solution to Nottingham Forest’s Championship malaise.
THE PINK UN
Alex Neil is pledging Norwich City will work overtime to avoid a frustrating New Year transfer window, after revealing they missed out on ‘three or four’ deadline day targets in the summer.
Swansea star Andre Ayew insists he is happy at the club for now and given Garry Monk his ‘100%’ backing despite the team’s struggles this season.
THE BOLTON NEWS
Kevin Davies is hoping new ownership at Bolton can mend a club that has “lost its soul”. Shola Ameobi aims to fight his way to a new contract at Bolton.
Neil McDonald has finally opened up about his struggles in the transfer market, revealing that a Premier League club refuses to send players to Blackpool.
Reading are not looking to make any more loan signings before the deadline.
Brighton face competition for League of Ireland star Richie Towell.
Ipswich’s Luke Hyam has joined Rotherham on loan.
Huddersfield have re-signed Aston Villa keeper Jed Steer on loan.
Ronald de Boer insists the security of a four year deal at Rangers and the lure of working with Dick Advocaat convinced him to make his move to Ibrox – not the money on offer from the Light Blues.