LONDON EVENING STANDARD
Thibaut Courtois has confirmed he will have to consider leaving Chelsea for a return to Spain due to family reasons.
Tom Cairney insists he is fully committed to Fulham despite renewed speculation over a move to Newcastle United in the upcoming transfer window.
Michael Essien has urged Chelsea to tie Eden Hazard down to a new contract as soon as possible.
Fans have a “vendetta” against Joe Hart after a string of blunders by the West Ham goalkeeper, says Chris Kirkland.
MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS
Manchester City youngster Bersant Celina hopes he can impress Pep Guardiola with his performances on loan at Ipswich Town.
Andrei Kanchelskis insists Manchester United need to spend big on two positions if they are to reclaim the Premier League title.
Jurgen Klopp says “no-one with influence” has told him that Philippe Coutinho will be leaving Liverpool in January.
Siem de Jong has revealed that “honest” Rafa Benitez told the attacking-midfielder that his style of football would not be suited to the Championship.
Chris Coleman admits that his January transfer plans are dependent on some of Sunderland’s higher earners leaving the club, but he has a back-up plan if buyers can’t be found.
Lee Clark believes “top class” Chris Coleman could emulate another of his old managers – Peter Reid – at the Stadium of Light.
Former West Brom boss Tony Pulis hopes the call to return to football waits until the other side of Christmas.
Chelsea youth team coach Jody Morris has revealed John Terry quipped that he might struggle to break back into the Aston Villa side, such is their current form.
EXPRESS & STAR
Walter Zenga is set to land his first job since leaving Wolves after agreeing to take charge of Serie A side Crotone.
Mark Hughes is refusing to throw in the towel on Jese’s stuttering Stoke City career – despite disciplining him and losing him again this weekend because of his baby son’s illness.
THE DAILY ECHO
Sofiane Boufal insists that Southampton have not seen his true quality yet and says just “wait and see”.
Jeremy Pied admits it hasn’t been easy for him at Saints – but is “100 per cent sure” he can give much more to Mauricio Pellegrino’s side.
HULL DAILY MAIL
Nigel Adkins insists he can be the man to lead Hull City back towards the Premier League after being unveiled as the club’s new head coach.
Sean Dyche says he has been delighted with Burnley response to Andre Gray’s exit in the summer.
Claude Puel has admitted he is finding it difficult managing six strikers when he only has room for one in his Leicester City team.
Puel admits he is going to have to be patient when Adrien Silva is finally free to make his Leicester debut because of his lengthy absence.
SOUTH WALES EVENING POST
The chances of Swansea City re-igniting their interest in Nacer Chadli have taken a dent following Alan Pardew’s appointment as West Brom boss.
GET WEST LONDON
Dean Smith is delighted to see Alan Judge take a big step towards a first team return at Brentford but he will not be rushing the Irishman.
Derby County manager Gary Rowett has given an update on his plans for the new year. Rowett is still looking to reduce the size of his squad and this is likely to affect the number of potential new signings in January.
Nottingham Forest’s Lewis Walters is looking forward to “getting stuck in” for Barrow AFC, after joining the National League side on loan.
Zach Clough must wait patiently for his chance to shine at Nottingham Forest, while Kieran Dowell continues to flourish in the Championship, says Mark Warburton.
Ipswich manager Mick McCarthy believes it’s inevitable that Garry Monk finds himself under pressure after Middlesbrough’s disappointing start to the season.