LONDON EVENING STANDARD
- Chelsea will be keeping a close eye on some of Monaco’s star players when the French club take on Manchester City in the Champions League on Tuesday.
- Tottenham striker Harry Kane says his loan spell at Millwall helped him to become the player he is today.
- Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger admitted Lucas Perez deserves more opportunities after scoring in his side’s FA Cup win over Sutton United.
- Eden Hazard has thanked Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte for helping restore confidence and rediscover his best form.
MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS
- Wayne Rooney has returned to training ahead of Manchester United’s Europa League clash with Saint-Etienne.
- Manchester City will allow Joe Hart to join a Premier League rival if their £20m asking price is met, according to reports.
- Ryan Giggs has played down Manchester United’s chances of signing Gareth Bale from Real Madrid.
- Sky Sports pundit Alan Smith has praised Jose Mourinho’s handling of Manchester United starlet Marcus Rashford.
- Romelu Lukaku has advised Anderlecht starlet, and reported Everton target, to continue doing what he is doing and a move to a bigger club will materialise.
- Everton winger Gerard Deulofeu declared his hard work had paid off after he netted his first goal on loan at AC Milan.
- George Honeyman believes he has won David Moyes’ trust in what the youngster acknowledges was a make-or-break season for him at Sunderland.
- Jan Kirchoff was happy to stay and train on Wearside rather than head to New York with the rest of the Sunderland squad for a team-bonding trip.
- Promising Sunderland youngster Tommy Robson has joined Limerick on loan, with Michael Ledger set to follow him out of the door at the Stadium of Light.
- Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce is facing an anxious wait to learn how long big-money striker Scott Hogan will be out of action for.
- Former assistant manager Steve Clarke says Aston Villa have ‘reverted to type’ after the positive start made under Steve Bruce.
EXPRESS & STAR
- Gareth McAuley is fit enough to keep playing at the highest level past his 40th birthday, according to West Brom’s top doctor.
THE DAILY ECHO
- Southampton’s run to the League Cup final bears all the hallmarks of Portugal’s triumphant Euro 2016 campaign, according to defender Cedric Soares.
HULL DAILY MAIL
- Hull City insist they have not received any formal offer for Abel Hernandez amid speculation the striker could be a target for Beijing Guoan before the Chinese transfer deadline on February 28.
- Charlie Daniels believes Bournemouth have learned valuable lessons of history and will create a lasting legacy at Premier League level.
SOUTH WALES EVENING POST
- Gylfi Sigurdsson believes Swansea City have got their Premier League fate back in their own hands and is keen to finish the job.
YORKSHIRE EVENING POST
- Garry Monk has expressed his joy after Charlie Taylor returned to training after a two-month injury lay-off.
- Chris Cohen hopes to extend his current contract at the City Ground.
- Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy has hailed Luke Chambers after a Deadline Day return to Nottingham Forest collapsed, and expects him to stay at the club beyond the end of the current campaign.
THE PINK UN
- Alex Neil admits it’s “now or never” for Norwich City if they are to gate-crash the race for promotion from the Championship.
- Celtic are confident goalkeeper Craig Gordon will commit his future to the Scottish Premiership leaders and not wait for Chelsea to revive their interest this summer.