LONDON EVENING STANDARD
- Francis Coquelin has urged Arsenal supporters to show patience as record signing Alexandre Lacazette looks to settle into the Premier League.
- Chelsea are prepared to double Danny Rose’s wages in the unlikely event Tottenham agree to sell him to them this month.
- Slaven Bilic says West Ham have gambled to sign four leaders who have a point to prove.
MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS
- The future of young Manchester City star Patrick Roberts does not look close to being resolved as Pep Guardiola prepares to kick off the new season.
- Ronald Koeman has warned Tottenham Hotspur they’d be wasting their time attempting to snap up Ross Barkley for a bargain price on deadline day.
- Sunderland boss Simon Grayson praised Darron Gibson for his performance in the 1-0 Carabao Cup win over Bury FC.
- Tony Pulis says West Brom’s pursuit of Middlesbrough defender Ben Gibson is far from over. Aston Villa owner Tony Xia has moved to clarify the details of Jordan Amavi’s move to Marseille, confirming Villa will receive a fee for Amavi next year, with Marseille obligated to buy the 23-year-old.
THE DAILY ECHO
- Mauricio Pellegrino still hopes that Southampton can convince Virgil van Dijk to reconsider his St Mary’s future.
HULL DAILY MAIL
- Leonid Slutsky insists the supermarket is still closed amid a reported bid for Sam Clucas from Premier League club Burnley.
- The Hull boss also says fans may have to wait to catch a glimpse of the Tigers’ newest signing Seb Larsson.
- Sean Dyche said he would ‘never forget’ Andre Gray’s contribution to the Burnley cause, but admitted the Clarets had been unable to match the deal on offer to the striker at Watford.
- Jack Cork may never have pulled on the Chelsea blue during his decade at Stamford Bridge, but the Clarets midfielder believes his time at the club was a valuable part of his development.
- Leicester City boss Craig Shakespeare says he has no fears he will lose his star names before the end of the transfer window.
SOUTH WALES EVENING POST
- Stoke City boss has given any chance of a Joe Allen return to Swansea City short shrift by declaring “He’s not for sale!”
- Paul Clement has no doubt Tammy Abraham will prove a Swansea City success story because he can see the striker’s hunger for goals every time he looks in his eyes.
- Getting Tomas Kalas back on loan was one of Fulham’s key pieces of business this summer, but the defender has revealed that his parent club Chelsea priced him, and team-mate Lucas Piazon, out of a permanent move.
- Fulham boss Slavisa Jokanovic can’t guarantee star player Ryan Sessegnon will be at the club by the end of the transfer window but doesn’t believe he will be sold.
- Dean Smith has insisted, once again, that there have been no bids for any Brentford players over the course of the transfer window.
- Gary Rowett insists Derby County are still on track in their search to add to the squad and is keen to bring in one or two “different attacking options” before the window closes at the end of the month.
- Nottingham Forest boss Mark Warburton has played down suggestions Eric Lichaj will be sold to Championship rivals Barnsley, insisting: “He is part of our squad.”
- Notts County boss Kevin Nolan is eager to develop Ryan Yates’ talent after admitting the Nottingham Forest loanee is a “leader”.
- Sunderland boss Simon Grayson has refused to be drawn on speculation linking the Black Cats with a move for Middlesbrough’s Grant Leadbitter.
THE BOLTON NEWS
- Phil Parkinson is hoping to get some of his rising stars out on loan to avoid them becoming ‘stranded’ in development squad football.
- Aston Villa midfielder Leandro Bacuna is close to completing a move to Reading FC.
- Sam Hutchinson is calling on Sheffield Wednesday fans to stick with the team as they prepare for their first home league match of the 2017/18 season.
- David Wagner is backing Aaron Mooy to prove he can orchestrate success for Huddersfield Town in the Premier League.
- John Kennedy has told Manchester City’s Patrick Roberts that Celtic offer the greatest scope for career development and progress.