LONDON EVENING STANDARD
West Ham were today considering whether to make one final attempt to sign French international striker Alexandre Lacazette after they had a £25.8 million bid rejected by Lyon.
Arsenal are weighing up a club-record deal to sign Juventus striker Alvaro Morata.
Christian Eriksen figures prominently on Juventus’s list of targets as they seek a playmaker capable of helping them win the Champions League.
MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS
Manchester City face having to step up their interest in Leroy Sane before this summer’s Euros to avoid a bidding war for the highly-rated Schalke forward.
Jurgen Klopp insists Liverpool’s transfer business this summer won’t hinge on whether they are back in the Champions League.
Newcastle United legend Les Ferdinand has told his old club that Rafa Benitez will ease tensions between supporters and the club’s hierarchy at St James’ Park.
Sunderland must bring in fresh recruits this summer who are on a par with their January signings, insists captain John O’Shea.
DeAndre Yedlin would be open to returning to Sunderland this summer after a successful end to his season-long loan move from Spurs.
The chairman of Aston Villa Football Club is currently in China and close to putting pen to paper on a deal to sell the football club.
Tony Pulis has pledged to stay with West Bromwich Albion next season – provided the chairman wants him.
One of the leading contenders for the vacant Blackburn Rovers hotseat is a target for two other clubs – but has made Ewood Park his number one choice. Rovers officials have identified Keith Hill as a potential replacement for the departed Paul Lambert.
Burnley are interested in Charlton Athletic No.1 Nick Pope as they seek to boost their goalkeeping ranks ahead of the Premier League season.
QPR boss Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink says he wants to keep Junior Hoilett – but not at the £42,000-a-week the winger currently earns.
Fulham are set for a summer of revolution as Slavisa Jokanovic puts his stamp on things at Craven Cottage.
SOUTH LONDON PRESS
Charlton are set to make a new bid for Colchester United midfielder George Moncur today.
YORKSHIRE EVENING POST
A key board meeting called by Leeds United chairman Massimo Cellino has been delayed until tomorrow.
Martin Allen was left as the clear favourite to become Notts County manager after Paul Hurst committed his future to Grimsby Town.
Paul Trollope has gone from No.2 to No.1 after landing the Cardiff top job – and immediately insisted he’s ready to prove he’s his own man.
THE BOLTON NEWS
Dean Holdsworth has warned clubs circling round defensive gem Rob Holding he will only leave the Macron Stadium on Bolton’s terms.
WIGAN EVENING POST
Haris Vuckic admits ‘Wigan will always be in my heart’ after completing a successful season-long loan with Latics.
Eddie Howe has described as “unwelcome and unwanted” a substantial double bid from West Ham for Cherries stars Callum Wilson and Matt Ritchie.
Celtic have said that there is ‘no preferred candidate’ as the club searches for a new manager.
Mark Warburton will have to persuade Niko Kranjcar to spurn the offer of a deal in New York if he is to make the Croatian star his latest signing this summer.
Ryan Scully is determined to use the next two years of his career at Partick Thistle to establish h