LONDON EVENING STANDARD
West Ham’s Fabian Balbuena has likened Premier League life to a movie after growing up watching Premier League stars on TV.
Crystal Palace are interested in signing Liverpool forward Dominic Solanke on loan in January.
MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS
Manchester United are still prepared to strengthen the squad in the January transfer window, despite Jose Mourinho’s sacking.
Celtic’s Filip Benkovic wants to emulate Virgil van Dijk and has named the Liverpool defender as one of the best in the world.
Former Liverpool midfielder Joe Cole says Steven Gerrard can be a big hit in management.
Rangers boss Steven Gerrard has revealed his admiration for Kieran Dowell – as the Scottish giants continue to be linked with the Everton youngster.
Newcastle have suffered a blow as Yoshinori Muto has been called up to the Japan squad for the upcoming Asian Cup.
Jack Ross has warned Sunderland need to show patience with Duncan Watmore as the forward steps up his return from injury, but insists he will not be tempted to deviate from the plan if the 24-year-old appears to be ahead of schedule.
Rafa Benitez has admitted Newcastle’s new system of playing with wing-backs has been ‘difficult’ for loan star Kenedy.
Aston Villa could face competition from Premier League Fulham should they look to pursue a deal for Chelsea defender Gary Cahill in January.
EXPRESS & STAR
Jordan Graham looks set to rejoin Oxford United on loan in January with boss Karl Robinson calling the winger a ‘diamond of a human being’.
West Brom will demand a cash sweetener from Newcastle if the Premier League side approach them with an offer to make Salomon Rondon’s swap deal with Dwight Gayle a permanent one
Jack Butland has spoken for the first time about his recent switch of agents by insisting it has no effect on his commitment to Stoke City.
Darren Fletcher does not know if he will be at Stoke City after the January transfer window – but he has vowed to do everything he can for the team while he remains.
Leicester City defender Christian Fuchs believes winning the Carabao Cup would be the perfect way to sign off with his contract expiring at the end of the season.
Elliot Embleton will meet with Sunderland manager Jack Ross to decide on his future – but says he’s loved his loan spell at Grimsby Town.
Lewis Grabban admits he was ‘maybe a bit selfish’ over his Sunderland exit last January.
YORKSHIRE EVENING POST
Samuel Saiz thanked Leeds United head coach Marcelo Bielsa and director of football Victor Orta for sanctioning his rapid exit from Elland Road after securing a loan move to Spanish club Getafe.