MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS
Paul Pogba has been branded an ‘idiot’ and ‘bang average’ by former Manchester United player Paul Ince after a string of disappointing performances by the Frenchman.
Liverpool are unlikely to recall Harry Wilson from his loan at Derby during the January transfer window.
Everton’s on-loan defender, Matthew Pennington, admits his career is at the point where he may need to “settle down and find a club”.
Rafa Benitez has indicated Sean Longstaff will be handed his Premier League debut “sooner rather than later” with Newcastle.
Mile Jedinak insists he is enjoying himself at Aston Villa despite struggling with injuries for the last couple of months.
Wolves are being linked with a January raid for £10m Porto defender Diogo Queiros.
Rob Holding’s injury has left Arsenal facing up to some big decisions as the January transfer window approaches.
Claude Puel says he is not thinking about the transfer window opening in January, but behind the scenes City will have been drawing up their plans for several months.
Jack Ross says he is keen to avoid his Sunderland squad being disrupted ‘in any way’ next month.
SOUTH WALES EVENING POST
Neil Warnock was scouting three different players during his trip to watch Nantes versus Marseille ahead of a crucial January transfer window for Cardiff City. They included 13-goal Nantes striker Emiliano Sala, with Warnock and his assistant Kevin Blackwell also monitoring a right back and a central midfielder.
Ikechi Anya could face a decision over his future at Derby next month, says manager Frank Lampard.
League One promotion hopefuls Portsmouth are keen on completing a deal for Nottingham Forest youngster Ryan Yates.