LONDON EVENING STANDARD
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte wants to sign Southampton centre-back Virgil van Dijk at the end of the season.
However, the Blues will not make a final call on skipper John Terry’s future at Stamford Bridge until the summer.
MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS
Man City head coach Pep Guardiola is set to battle former club Barcelona for the signature of Benfica goalkeeper Ederson Moraes, although the Catalans are expected to make a £20m move for the player in January.
City also want to sign Spurs left-back Danny Rose, although the club will wait until the end of the campaign before making their move for the England international.
Liverpool have been warned by Borussia Dortmund’s sporting director Michael Zorc “not to waste their time” trying to lure the Bundesliga club’s American midfielder Christian Pulisic to Anfield in the January transfer window.
West Ham have now joined Everton in the race to sign Sunderland centre-back Lamine Kone in January, say reports.
Meanwhile, the Toffees’ out-of-favour striker Oumar Niasse is heading for the Goodison Park exit door next month, with Turkish club Trabzonspor keen on signing the player.
Liverpool are keeping close tabs on Newcastle’s highly rated young central defender Jamaal Lascelles.
West Ham are thinking of activating the £18m release clause in Sunderland defender Lamine Kone’s contract at the Stadium of Light this January.
Sunderland will find out in the new year if they have to pay Inter Milan £8m for the season Ricky Alvarez spent on loan at the Stadium of Light two years ago.
Aston Villa are to go head to head with Midlands rivals West Brom in the battle to sign Leicester wide man Jeffrey Schlupp.
Villa are also hoping to lure Middlesbrough frontman Jordan Rhodes to Villa Park in January.
Meanwhile, Villa forward Libor Kozak looks set to swap the west Midlands for Turkish club Trabzonspor in the January transfer window.
Stoke have warned Deportivo La Coruna they won’t allow Joselu to join them for a cut-price fee when the striker’s season-long loan spell ends next summer.
THE DAILY ECHO
Southampton manager Claude Puel has rubbished claims centre-back Virgil van Dijk may quit St Mary’s next month due to a £25m get-out clause in his deal on the South Coast.
The Saints have also put a £15m valuation on fellow central defender Jose Fonte.
Meanwhile, Puel has refused to rule out recalling striker Sam Gallagher early from his season-long loan spell at Blackburn Rovers in January.
Leicester will announce the capture of Genk holding midfielder Wilfred Ndidi on January 1.
SOUTH WALES EVENING POST
Swansea are interested in signing out-of-favour Spurs midfielder Tom Carroll in January, but they will not pay the north London club’s reported £10m asking price for the youngster.
The Swans are also interested in landing Rennes wide man Paul-Georges Ntep in the winter transfer window, say reports.
QPR director of football Les Ferdinand has revealed the west London club tried to sign Andre Gray and Dwight Gayle last summer, only for financial issues to scupper their plans.
Chelsea striker Lucas Piazon wants to turn his season-long loan at Fulham into a permanent move at the end of the campaign.
Birmingham have joined Derby in the race for Hearts right-back Callum Paterson, with the duo both wanting to sign the player in January.
Nottingham Forest frontman Apostolos Vellios could be set for a return to his homeland, with Olympiakos reportedly interested in the Greek.
THE PINK UN
Norwich winger Robbie Brady is being tracked by Aston Villa, who want to sign the Irishman for £10m in January.
Sheffield Wednesday boss Carlos Carvalhal has ruled out making a move for Boro striker Jordan Rhodes next month.
Swansea manager Bob Bradley has admitted that talks have already begun about potential new recruits in the January window.
WIGAN EVENING POST
West Ham defender Reece Burke has returned to Upton Park after his season-long loan at Wigan was cut short due to a hip injury.
Brighton midfielder Dale Stephens has put contract talks at the Falmer Stadium on hold during what is a vital period of the season for the Championship club.
David Wagner has revealed Huddersfield Town have already started thinking about potential targets for January, however, the German has also said the Championship club will only enter the market “if it makes sense”.