- Tottenham have ended their interest in signing Wilfried Zaha after being scared off by Crystal Palace’s asking price of £100m for a second year in a row.
MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS
- Former Norway striker Jan Åge Fjørtoft says Matthijs de Ligt is “perfect for Manchester United”.
- Jose Mourinho was offered a return to management as Celtic boss, according to former striker Chris Sutton.
- PSG right-back Thomas Meunier has been heavily linked with a move to Manchester United.
- Vincent Kompany wants to take a key part of Manchester City’s coaching team, Simon Davies, to Anderlecht with him.
- Liverpool midfielder Adam Lallana has been described as being “perfect” for Premier League rivals Manchester City.
- Liverpool and Premier League rivals Manchester City are reportedly interested in signing Inter Milan youngster, Sebastiano Esposito.
- Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius is set to remain in Turkey after re-igniting his career with loan club Besiktas.
- Sunderland right-back Adam Matthews has been linked with a move away from the club, with Sheffield Wednesday, Barnsley and QPR said to be interested in signing him.
- Stoke’s hierarchy are resigned to the possibility of losing Jack Butland, but remain far more confident about retaining the services of midfield duo Joe Allen and Peter Etebo.
YORKSHIRE EVENING POST
- Leeds United midfielder Samuel Saiz is beginning the search for a permanent move away from Elland Road after reaching the end of an unproductive loan at Getafe.
- Liverpool are said to have slapped a £25m price tag on Harry Wilson’s shoulders.
- Blackburn Rovers are yet to receive an offer for No 1 goalkeeper David Raya.
WEST LONDON SPORT
- Everton want Fulham striker Aleksandar Mitrovic.