Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is so keen on Borussia Dortmund youngster Christian Pulisic that he is prepared to break a reported gentleman’s agreement with his former club not to lure any of their players to Anfield in order to sign the American, reports Bild.
And the German sports daily also claims that if the midfielder does leave Dortmund, the Bundesliga club would rather he played for Klopp at Liverpool than another team.
Everton have joined West Ham in the race to sign CSKA Moscow midfielder Alan Dzagoev, according to reports.
LONDON EVENING STANDARD
Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil have been told by boss Arsene Wenger they won’t be allowed to quit Arsenal before their current deals expire in 18 months’ time.
Ex-Real Madrid president Ramon Calderon does not think Arsenal playmaker Alexis Sanchez will return to La Liga as doubts grow over the player’s future at the Emirates.
Everton striker Romelu Lukaku says he was on the verge of joining a Premier League rival last summer, before opting to stay at Goodison Park.
MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS
Some Manchester United players have questioned the purchases of Memphis Depay and Morgan Schneiderlin.
Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez says he is weighing up entering the transfer market in January due to the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations.
Sunderland expect to discover on Friday if they will have to pay Inter Milan £8.5m for Ricky Alvarez, who they took on a season-long loan in the 2014/15 season.
Jack Colback has revealed he has no regrets about joining Newcastle from Sunderland two years ago.
Burnley boss Sean Dyche has confirmed Lukas Jutkiewicz is set to move to Birmingham on a permanent basis.
Real Betis are keeping close tabs on Marc Muniesa’s situation at Stoke, with the La Liga club in need of a new defender in the January transfer window, say reports in Spain.
On-loan Stoke ‘keeper Lee Grant has revealed he is in the dark as to whether he will be returning to parent club Derby in January.
Joey Barton claims he has had many offers to re-ignite his career in England after the premature end to his spell with Rangers.
SOUTH WALES EVENING POST
Swansea midfielder Ki Sung-Yueng is attracting interest from CSL sides Shanghai and Hebei, who both want to sign the South Korean in January.
QPR defender Grant Hall is desperate for Sandro to remain at QPR, despite the west London club wanting to offload many of their highest-paid players in January.
YORKSHIRE EVENING POST
Torino centre-back Pontus Jansson wants to turn his season-long loan at Leeds into a permanent move because the Championship club resurrected his “love for the sport”.
Derby manager Steve McClaren says it is “fantastic” to see goalkeeper Lee Grant doing so well on loan at Stoke.
THE BOLTON NEWS
Bolton are set to get a much-needed financial boost after former defender Rob Holding made his Champions League bow for Arsenal on Tuesday.
Reading manager Jaap Stam is keen to bring in new players when the transfer window reopens in January in order to help the Royals’ bid to get promoted to the Premier League.
Ipswich midfielder Kundai Benyu has joined Aldershot Town of the National League Premier on a month-long loan deal.
New Wolves boss Paul Lambert could opt to recall Ethan Ebanks-Landell from his season-long loan spell at Sheffield United in January after watching the defender in action against Walsall last week.
Rekeil Pyke is hoping his month-loan loan move to Wrexham will help him break into the Huddersfield Town first team on his return to the St John’s Smith Stadium after Boxing Day.