LONDON EVENING STANDARD
Chelsea coach Maurizio Sarri is in danger of missing out on one of his key transfer targets after AC Milan stepped up their bid to sign Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain.
Arsenal fans fear their club will be run from America if Alisher Usmanov sells his stake to US majority shareholder Stan Kroenke.
Chelsea have offered academy starlet Callum Hudson-Odoi a new five-year contract to convince him to remain at Stamford Bridge.
MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS
Former Barcelona wonderkid Adria Bernabe has joined the Man City tour, even though a deal has yet to be confirmed.
Jose Mourinho could significantly boost his spending power by £150m this summer by selling off a host of fringe players at Manchester United.
Daniel Sturridge is set to stay at Liverpool this season with Jurgen Klopp prepared to run the risk of losing the striker on a free transfer next summer.
Newcastle are hoping to tie up a deal for Deportivo La Coruna centre-back Fabian Schar.
Aston Villa’s co-chairman Dr Tony Xia loves Aston Villa and is desperate to get them back to where they belong, according to his executive assistant Rongtian He.
EXPRESS & STAR
Spanish wing-back Jonny Castro is set to join Wolves on a season-long loan – as Wolves eye up two more signings in the next two weeks
THE DAILY ECHO
Mohamed Elyounoussi is confident Southampton will thrive in the Premier League in 2018/19, despite the concerning way they lost 3-0 to Derby.
HULL DAILY MAIL
Hull City head coach Nigel Adkins has admitted he does not currently boast a squad that can be competitive at the top end of the Championship this season.
Blackburn are unlikely to begin their next round of contract negotiations until later this year after agreeing seven extensions this summer.
Bournemouth are expected to complete the signing of sought-after defender Diego Rico from La Liga outfit Leganes on Wednesday.
Liverpool striker Danny Ings is being pursued by Leicester City.
YORKSHIRE EVENING POST
Pontus Jansson will return to training with Leeds United this week and start his preparation for the beginning of the new Championship season.
Forward Charles Vernam has left Derby County to join Grimsby Town on a permanent basis.
Nottingham Forest’s capture of Jack Colback will prompt the Reds to consider loan offers for Ryan Yates – with Rotherham United the favourites to land the midfielder.
THE PINK UN
Goalkeeper Tim Krul is closing in on a switch to Norwich City, with the Dutchman believed to be in Norfolk to undergo a medical and finalise personal terms.
Ben Gibson insists he’s unaware of any serious bids for his signature and is simply concentrating on helping Middlesbrough achieve “something special”.
THE BOLTON NEWS
Bolton are putting the finishing touches on a deal to sign ex-Stoke City utility man Marc Wilson.
WIGAN EVENING POST
Wigan’s Josh Laurent has completed a move to League One Shrewsbury.
Blackpool boss Gary Bowyer has dropped his biggest hint yet that Kelvin Mellor could re-sign for the club. The defender’s contract at Bloomfield Road came to an end at the start of July.
George Evans’ transfer from Reading to Sunderland has fallen through at the 11th hour.
Anthony Knockaert says Brighton have already stepped up a level – whoever else signs up before the season starts.
Ipswich Town have completed the signing of Bristol Rovers striker Ellis Harrison for an initial fee of £750,000.
Sheffield United are poised to unveil David McGoldrick as their third signing of the close season.
Huddersfield Town head coach David Wagner is eyeing up Middlesbrough winger Adama Traore as a replacement for Tom Ince.