LONDON EVENING STANDARD
Chelsea hope their bid to convince N’Golo Kante to commit his long-term future to the club will help get Eden Hazard to do the same.
Fulham were today finalising the signing of Alfie Mawson and will then turn their attention to securing a permanent deal for Matt Targett.
Forward Fernando Llorente says he wants to stay at Tottenham.
Willian has indicated he is keen to remain at Chelsea despite transfer interest from Barcelona and Manchester United.
Tottenham are satisfied that workers at the site of their new stadium are being treated correctly following reports that some were being offered back-to-back 12-hour shifts as the deadline approaches.
MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS
Jose Mourinho’s volatile mood is beginning to be felt among players and staff at Manchester United – even established members of his travelling squad have felt like they are walking on egg shells.
Patrick Roberts has not spoken to Pep Guardiola about his Manchester City future this summer, the player has revealed.
Jurgen Klopp believes elite talent no longer view Liverpool as a stepping stone as they look to reward Sadio Mane with a new long-term contract.
Christian Pulisic has been urged to stay at Borussia Dortmund for one more season, as speculation mounts the Bundesliga club are considering selling the player next summer.
Newcastle United offered the Spain national team the chance to have Rafael Benitez as their coach during the 2018 World Cup after Julen Lopetegui was sacked on the eve of the tournament, Spanish federation president Luis Rubiales has said.
Wolves are interested in signing Chinese sensation Wu Lei. The winger plays for Shanghai SIPG and is the club’s record goalscorer with 155 goals in 328 appearances.
EXPRESS & STAR
West Brom are hoping to add another defender to their ranks after opening talks with Yeovil Town to sign full-back Tom James.
West Brom will refuse to budge over Craig Dawson’s £20m asking price – as striker Salomon Rondon edges nearer the exit door.
Stoke’s Gary Rowett has left the door slightly ajar on a possible late move for his old Derby striker Matej Vydra before the deadline.
THE DAILY ECHO
Southampton’s Fraser Forster has emerged as a target for Burnley following a long-term injury to World Cup goalkeeper Nick Pope.
Cardiff are targeting a move for Watford captain Troy Deeney before the transfer window closes.
Midfielder Dan Gosling insisted new recruit Diego Rico had made a “great impression” since linking up with his Bournemouth team-mates.
Leicester City striker Islam Slimani’s future may not be decided until the end of August.
Huddersfield Town fans should not get excited about the club’s supposed interest in Newcastle United wingman Christian Atsu.
Trabzonspor have enquired about a deal for Sunderland defender Lamine Kone
YORKSHIRE EVENING POST
Ronaldo Vieira has arrived in Italy for talks with Sampdoria in a development which could signal the end of his short career at Leeds United.
Barrie McKay is nearing his departure from Nottingham Forest, with him close to completing a move to Swansea
Ipswich manager Paul Hurst says he’s “genuinely not sure” whether Martyn Waghorn will still be at the club for this weekend’s opener against Blackburn.
Ipswich Town are closing in on the signing of Accrington Stanley central defender Janoi Donacien.
HULL DAILY MAIL
Former Hull City striker Abel Hernandez’s protracted move to CSKA Moscow is in doubt after the striker failed a medical in the Russian capital