Stoke City and England right-back Glen Johnson has been put forward as a low-cost potential January addition for Barcelona.
Teenage striker Tyrese Campbell is expected to be fast-tracked through the youth set-up after joining Stoke from Manchester City.
Steve Davis could look to add another quick winger to his squad in January – even if they keep hold of Chelsea loanee Alex Kiwomya.
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Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain hopes his two goals in the EFL Cup last night will help his chances of starting more games for Arsenal in the Premier League.
Tottenham striker Vincent Janssen says he has “enough confidence” in his ability after scoring in Tuesday night’s 2-1 EFL Cup defeat to Liverpool.
Eric Dier has admitted he’s surprised Harry Kane was overlooked for the Ballon d’Or but backed his fellow Tottenham player to compete for the award in future.
Antonio Conte has told striker Michy Batshuayi to take his chance to impress against West Ham and prove he deserves to play more games for Chelsea.
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Henrikh Mkhitaryan is fully fit and training intensively in an attempt to return to the Manchester United first team and has no intention of leaving in the January transfer window.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho believes midfielder Paul Pogba could make a name for himself as a centre-back.
Pep Guardiola has revealed he would like midfielder Yaya Toure back in the Manchester City side, but he will not be considered against United.
Ronald Koeman has suggested he would be reluctant to sign many Dutch players. The Everton boss believes a lot of players in his homeland need to rediscover “work-rate” and their “physical strengths”.
Sunderland legend Micky Gray has admitted he believes relegation from the Premier League would be a ‘blessing in disguise’ for Sunderland after their horror start to the season.
Hearts boss Robbie Neilson has issued a hands-off warning to Aston Villa over defender John Souttar.
EXPRESS AND STAR
Andrea Butti has left his role as Wolves team general manager with immediate effect.
HULL DAILY MAIL
Hull City must tie down rumoured Arsenal target Josh Tymon, says Harry Maguire.
Leicester City midfielder Andy King is expected to be fit to face Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday.
Skipper Chris Cohen says “confidence” will be a big factor in Nottingham Forest turning their form around.
Derby County’s assistant manager Chris Powell admits working closely with Will Hughes has left him impressed by the midfielder.
Chelsea reportedly sent a scout to watch Middlesbrough defender Ben Gibson at the weekend.
Ireland legend Kevin Kilbane insists no midfielder in the Premier League has performed better than Harry Arter this season and backed the Cherries midfielder to establish himself as a key player for the Boys in Green.
Scott Parker has a place at Fulham for when he ends his career, if Slavisa Jokanovic gets his way.
Rob Hunt has been rewarded for a first team breakthrough this season with a new contract.
Celtic striker Moussa Dembele is targeting a domestic treble this season and hopes the Hoops can continue their unbeaten run against Ross County tonight.
Former Rangers boss Ally McCoist says it would ‘crazy’ for the club to replace manager Mark Warburton after a difficult start to the season.