MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS
Pep Guardiola – a big admirer of Harry Kane – is ready to bid £200m this summer to test Tottenham’s resolve to keep him.
Stefan de Vrij is ready to leave Lazio and is keen on joining Manchester United.
Aymeric Laporte is hoping to mark the start of his City career with a win at Wembley.
LONDON EVENING STANDARD
Chelsea are plotting a move for Newcastle defender Jamaal Lascelles. It’s reported that the club want to add more English players to their squad and could make a move for the Newcastle skipper this summer.
Arsene Wenger has urged Jack Wilshere to put pen to paper on a new contract as he moves ever closer to the end of his current Arsenal deal.
Antonio Conte has appeared to warn Chelsea that he will get plenty of job offers should they get rid of him at the end of the season.
Dagenham and Redbridge are in talks with three potential new investors about injecting money to save the cash-strapped club.
Former Napoli sporting director Pierpaolo Marino reckons Emre Can’s deal to Juventus is “done”.
Henrikh Mkhitaryan has spoken of his delight at joining Arsenal – because it reminds him of playing under Jurgen Klopp.
Former Newcastle midfielder Kieron Dyer has gone into detail about his relationship with former manager Sir Bobby Robson.
Graeme Souness once said that life in Newcastle for the average Toon player was like “living in a goldfish bowl” yet Florian Lejeune says he can’t get enough of life in the North-East.
A petition calling for Sunderland owner Ellis Short to sell the club has been signed by almost 7,000 supporters.
Eddie Howe believes a winter break could help revitalise players – but does not want the knock-on effect to be a longer season.
George Thorne was not in Derby County’s 18 for last night’s 2-2 draw with Leeds United at Pride Park Stadium due to a back problem.
Crystal Palace are reportedly set to battle it out with Premier League rivals West Ham and Huddersfield Town in the race to sign St Etienne starlet Jonathan Bamba.
Zenit have labelled Celtic captain Scott Brown ‘Russia’s favourite Scotsman’ after the midfielder was pictured braving the cold in short sleeves.
Sam Baldock has vowed not to give up on his Premier League dream – as Chris Hughton assesses his attacking riches.