MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS
Manchester City left-back Benjamin Mendy has returned to training as the Frenchman enters the final stages of his recovery from a long-term knee injury.
Manchester United are set to send scouts to Wembley on Wednesday to run their eye over Juventus playmaker Paulo Dybala, say reports.
LONDON EVENING STANDARD
Frank Lampard thinks Tottenham midfielder Mousa Dembele is one of the best players in his position in the world.
Callum Connolly – who won the Under-20 World Cup with England – has described his recent loan spell at Ipswich as “tough”.
Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez could receive offers from “five or six premium clubs” this summer, according to Stan Collymore.
Under-pressure Southampton manager Mauricio Pellegrino is facing the sack this summer even if he saves the Saints from relegation this season, according to reports.
Sunderland coach Chris Coleman has defended on-loan Middlesbrough forward Ashley Fletcher.
On-loan Fulham frontman Aleksandar Mitrovic claims he enjoys playing for the west London club more than Newcastle.
Aston Villa ‘keeper Sam Johnstone, who is currently on a season-long loan from Man Utd, says he “loves playing football here and training every day.”
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho wants Wolves midfielder Ruben Neves to replace Ander Herrera at Old Trafford this summer, say reports in Spain.
Southampton are reportedly lining up Ostersunds manager Graham Potter to take over from Mauricio Pellegrino at St Mary’s this summer.
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Swansea playmaker Sung-Yeung Ki says he just wants to focus on keeping the club in the Premier League before turning his attention to his contract situation at the club, with the South Korea international’s current deal running out this summer.
New Birmingham manager Garry Monk is confident of keeping the struggling Blues in the Championship this season.
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Fulham boss Slavisa Jokanovic thinks the Cottagers did better business in this January transfer window than in last years.
Meanwhile, Jokanovic is on the shortlist to replace under-fire Southampton manager Mauricio Pellegrino on the south coast next season, according to reports.
YORKSHIRE EVENING POST
New Leeds United boss Paul Heckingbotton has pleaded for patience at Elland Road, saying it will take time to turn things around at the Championship club.
Leeds forward Mallik Wilks has returned to Elland Road from his loan at Grimsby after picking up a hamstring injury.
Derby manager Gary Rowett says he has no new updates on the future of midfielder Jamie Hanson, with the player – whose current deal at the Rams runs out this summer – still to sign a new contract.
Nottingham Forest frontman Jason Cummings – who is on loan at Rangers – can still make it in the Championship, according to Alan Stubbs, who managed the player at Hibs.
Recently appointed Birmingham boss Garry Monk claims he holds “no bitterness” towards Middlesbrough, who he faces in the Championship tonight, over his departure from the Riverside.
Former Reading striker Dave Kitson says he left the club to join Stoke in 2008 because the Royals were unable to meet his wage demands.
Meanwhile, Reading midfielder Dave Edwards has backed under-pressure manager Jaap Stam.