AC Milan sporting director Leonardo has confirmed the Serie A club has approached Chelsea about the possibility of a move for Cesc Fabregas, whose contract expires in the summer.
Watford fans plan to taunt former boss Marco Silva with inflatable snakes when they play his new club Everton at Goodison Park on Monday night.
MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS
Manchester United missed out on Frenkie de Jong and Matthijs de Ligt, having been recommended both before they made their Ajax debuts, according to former head of youth recruitment Derek Langley.
Jose Mourinho and Ed Woodward have reached an agreement over Manchester United’s transfer plans for January, according to reports, with a centre back on the wishlist at Old Trafford – and Toby Alderweireld tops the pile.
Manchester City have sent scouts to watch Lille forward Nicolas Pepe in action, according to reports in the French press.
More than £10m rides on Liverpool’s result against Napoli on Tuesday night, with the club earning £2.36m for a group-stage victory and another £8.31m if they can reach the last 16 too, as a two-goal win will guarantee.
Everton target Tanguy Ndombele has said Lyon’s decision to keep him at the club, rather than cash-in during the summer, has proved “the right decision”, amid rumours of further interest in January.
West Brom are reportedly chasing Serbia striker Aleksandar Prijovic, with the 28-year-old also said to be a target for Burnley, Southampton, Crystal Palace and Middlesbrough.
EXPRESS AND STAR
West Brom boss Darren Moore believes alleged abuse suffered by Raheem Sterling highlights how much work still needs to be done in tackling racism in football.
The chances of Arsenal signing Ousmane Dembele appear to be slim after Barcelona star Lionel Messi said “we are happy with him” following Barca’s win over Espanyol on Saturday.
Isaac Success has revealed the mental struggles of his early time at Watford, saying former boss Marco Silva “did not believe in me” and that he questioned his desire to stay in England.
Leicester boss Claude Puel has revealed he is not thinking of bringing in a new striker to the club in January, and said the winter transfer window is always “difficult”.
Swansea are set to reignite their interest in former Arsenal midfielder Glen Kamara, according to reports in Scotland. Kamara now plays for Dundee in the Scottish Premiership.
Norwich are keeping an eye on Drogheda midfielder William Hondermarck, according to reports in Ireland.