MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS
Norwegian club Molde are preparing for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to return to the club as manager despite many tipping him to take the manager’s job at Old Trafford on a permanent basis.
Reading manager Jose Gomes has refused to comment on whether Joel Pereira will be joining the club on loan.
LONDON EVENING STANDARD
Barcelona are considering making a second bid for Willian after having an offer rejected by Chelsea on Thursday night.
West Ham’s insistence that Marko Arnautovic is not for sale will be tested should the Chinese Super League club interested in signing the striker increase their bid to £50m.
Everton have not received any contact from Paris Saint-Germain over Idrissa Gueye.
Jurgen Klopp has ruled out 18-year-old Rafael Camacho from going out on loan to Sporting Lisbon.
Rangers are hopeful of signing Liverpool winger Ryan Kent on an extended deal with the winger currently impressing on a season-long loan deal in Scotland.
Newcastle owner Mike Ashley is prepared to wait and see if Peter Kenyon can deliver his promise to find the required funds to buy the club in early 2019.
Dean Smith is confident Tammy Abraham will remain at Aston Villa for the reminder of the season.
Garry Monk has revealed he would like to add another attacking option in the transfer window.
EXPRESS & STAR
Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo does want to add to his squad before the end of January, as long as whoever comes in brings something ‘special’.
Nathan Jones has brought in his two new members of backroom staff from Luton. Joaquin Gomez arrives as first-team coach while Jared Roberts-Smith checks-in as the club’s new head of sports science.
Watford are interested in a move for Lyon winger Maxwel Cornet this month, reports claim.
Graham Potter says he has been in constant dialogue with Swansea City’s owners during what he describes as a “challenging” January transfer window so far.
Nottingham Forest find themselves looking for a new manager to oversee their push for promotion in the second half of the season, after Aitor Karanka left the club.
Jorge Grant is back at Nottingham Forest after the 24-year-old attacking midfielder’s season-long loan at Luton Town was terminated.
HULL DAILY MAIL
Hull City are close to landing Cardiff City defender Matthew Connolly on loan for the remainder of the season.
Sean Dyche believes Jimmy Dunne has a bright future at Burnley after the defender joined League One side Sunderland on loan for the rest of the season.
THE PINK UN
Daniel Farke insists the more transfer speculation about his Norwich City players the better.
Ipswich are interested in signing Brentford midfielder Alan Judge.
Paul Cook has revealed his desire to keep Will Grigg at Wigan Athletic.
New Blackpool signing Chris Long has dismissed question marks over his attitude as “nonsense” following his move from neighbours Fleetwood Town.
Jack Hendry, Lewis Morgan and Youssouf Mulumbu are all expected to be loaned out from Celtic this month.