LONDON EVENING STANDARD
Chelsea are going to reject any bids to sign defender Andreas Christensen on loan or on a permanent basis in the January transfer window.
Jose Mourinho could make it third time lucky in his long-standing pursuit of Ivan Perisic. Manchester United have been put on alert after claims Inter Milan are ready to cash in on the Croatia winger.
MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS
Rabbi Matondo is hoping his Wales debut can help him make the breakthrough at Manchester City.
John Heitinga has described some of David Moyes’ policies as “amateur” but insists Everton was his best time as a professional while hailing the atmosphere in the Goodison Park tunnel as “pure intimidation” for opposition sides.
Achraf Lazaar has indicated he is ready and waiting for a first team call up from Rafa Benitez.
Aston Villa’s Mitch Clark has been making a name for himself at Port Vale during his season-long loan. But Valiants boss Neil Aspin is worried he might not be able to hold onto the teenage defender for the entire campaign.
EXPRESS & STAR
Nuno Espirito Santo has a striker ‘conundrum’ as he searches for Wolves’ magic formula in front of goal, ex-player Don Goodman believes.
Adalberto Penaranda is still awaiting confirmation of a work permit despite reports in his native Venezuela claiming he has been granted the required paperwork to play for Watford.
Eddie Howe says a clone army of Marc Pughs would be every manager’s dream.
Leicester City must bring back a level of normality if they are to fulfil the visions of late chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, Claude Puel believes.
A civil engineering firm has been appointed to the team looking to deliver a new £20 million state-of-the-art training complex for Huddersfield Town.
Steven Defour admits he could end his career with Burnley.