LONDON EVENING STANDARD
Mauricio Pochettino has dampened speculation that Danny Rose’s absence from Tottenham’s 2018 calendar has anything to do with the defender’s future.
Chelsea will consider sending Belgium Under-21 international Charly Musonda out on loan in January.
Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez transfer sagas will not hurt Arsenal team morale, says Sead Kolasinac.
Slaven Bilic has backed West Ham loanee Reece Oxford to fight his way into the Borussia Monchengladbach side despite a disappointing start to his loan spell.
Emile Heskey believes Liverpool could make a big statement and put themselves “right back in the mix” with wins against Manchester United and Spurs in the next two Premier League fixtures.
Gylfi Sigurdsson admits that Everton have a potentially season-defining week ahead of them as they follow up Sunday’s trip to Brighton and Hove Albion with home games against Lyon and Arsenal.
Everton midfielder James McCarthy is hoping to hand manager Ronald Koeman a welcome selection headache as he bids to prove his fitness ahead of the Blues trip to Brighton and Hove Albion on Sunday.
MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS
Manchester United scouts will be attending Mechelen v Anderlecht, where Leander Dendoncker is one of the players set to feature.
Sergio Aguero would ‘love’ to have Lionel Messi on his team as he reaffirms his commitment to Manchester City.
Caretaker boss Richie Wellens would welcome any involvement from personal hero Paul Scholes at Oldham Athletic.
Newcastle have once again been linked with a move for the Turkish international Cenk Tosun, with United reportedly sending scouts to watch the Besiktas forward.
Danny Ings was linked with a move to Newcastle over the summer and he has once again been linked with a January move to Tyneside.
Tony Pulis has revealed he is “disappointed” not to see more of exciting West Brom summer signing.
Pulis is also desperate to get Oliver Burke integrated into the first team picture after a “stop-start” beginning to his West Bromwich Albion career.
EXPRESS & STAR
Tony Pulis insists Nacer Chadli is no Saido Berahino as West Brom star visits specialist doctor ‘Healing Hans’.
Steve Bull believes loanee Leo Bonatini has big part to play for Wolves this season.
Stephen Ireland remains hopeful of pulling on a Stoke City shirt once again – for the first time since May 2016 – but has been getting down over his long-term absence.
Port Vale’s versatile midfielder David Worrall says he is happy to play anywhere to win a place in Neil Aspin’s starting eleven.
HULL DAILY MAIL
Hull City have confirmed the appointment of Oleg Yarovinsky as the Head of Club Strategy, as revealed by the Mail earlier this week.
Tony Mowbray says he is actively looking at the contract situations of his current Rovers squad as he seeks to put a long-term plan in place at Ewood Park.
Leicester City will take their case over Adrien Silva’s withheld registration to the Court for Arbitration in Sport as long as it can be fast-tracked.
Leicester City boss Craig Shakespeare has confirmed City had been keeping tabs on free agent Bacary Sagna, but said City hadn’t discussed signing him recently.
YORKSHIRE EVENING POST
Of the three defeats suffered by Leeds United this season, Thomas Christiansen was unequivocal in ranking their performance at Sheffield Wednesday as the worst.
Rudy Gestede could be fit and available to return from injury in the next month, Garry Monk has revealed.
THE BOLTON NEWS
Former Wanderers boss Neil Lennon says he is not tempted to put himself forward for the vacant Scotland job.
Reading boss Jaap Stam has urged youngster Omar Richards to seize his opportunity with the first-team squad in the coming months.
Lee Johnson will explore every avenue before making a decision on signing a potential new midfielder in the January transfer window.
Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha has revealed he knew quickly that it would not work out for Frank de Boer in south London.
Scott Brown last night took aim at the SFA over their decision to jettison Scotland boss Gordon Strachan and said: You’ve blown it.
Josh Windass reckons striker Kenny Miller is the ‘heartbeat’ of the Rangers squad.
Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy says he likes ‘pretty much everything’ about teenage striker Aaron Drinan, whose move to the Blues from Irish club Waterford is set to be confirmed when the transfer window opens again in January.
WEST LONDON SPORT
AC Milan director of football Massimiliano Mirabelli has dismissed reports linking his club with Antonio Conte.