LONDON EVENING STANDARD
Mousa Dembele has suffered a recurrence of a foot injury that is delaying his return to action with Tottenham.
Tottenham are continuing to monitor Real Madrid midfielder Isco after showing an interest in him in the summer.
MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS
Manchester United duo Paul Pogba and Zlatan Ibrahimovic sit first and second in the top 10 list of best-selling football shirts.
Roberto Mancini has likened Mario Balotelli’s demolition of Manchester United in City’s 6-1 victory in 2011 to like an adult playing among children.
Liverpool and Manchester United have issued a joint plea urging fans of both clubs to eradicate offensive behaviour ahead of the Premier League clash at Anfield on Monday.
Liverpool have put a salary cap on Academy players in order to combat football’s increasing culture of heaping too much, too soon on youngsters.
Sunderland defender Lamine Kone was involved in a terrifying life-threatening clash while playing for Ivory Coast which resulted in Mali international Moussa Doumbia being knocked unconscious.
Victor Anichebe turned down “very attractive” offers from around the world to join Sunderland because he has unfinished business in the Premier League.
Seb Larsson hopes to be back to help Sunderland “sooner rather than later” as he continues his return from injury.
Wolves boss Walter Zenga has dismissed speculation surrounding his future as he focuses on getting back to winning ways in Saturday’s big derby at Villa.
Birmingham City striker Clayton Donaldson is expected to be fit to return for Friday’s match with Nottingham Forest.
Bojan Krkic insists he is still happy at Stoke despite a frustrating few months fighting for a first-team spot.
Luis Suarez is “by far” the best player Ryan Shawcross has faced in the Premier League, the Stoke captain has confirmed.
THE DAILY ECHO
Southampton can equal a club record which has stood for 94 years if they keep a clean sheet against Burnley on Sunday.
Football agent Scott McGarvey, the agent at the centre of Daily Telegraph corruption sting, insists Saints assistant Eric Black is innocent.
HULL DAILY MAIL
Mike Phelan has finally agreed terms to become the permanent manager of Hull City.
On-loan West Ham winger Martin Samuelsen is hoping for more game-time at Blackburn Rovers
Derby goalkeeper Lee Grant is keen to extend his stay at Stoke City beyond the expiry of his loan, which runs until January.
THE PINK UN
Cameron Jerome has pledged to fire Norwich City to promotion back into the Premier League.
England should take a look at Chris Hughton when looking for their next manager, according to Preston manager Phil Brown.
Mark Warburton has advised Scotland to go back to basics as they bid to end their 18-year exile from a major tournament.