LONDON EVENING STANDARD
Chelsea’s pursuit of Bayer Leverkusen winger Leon Bailey is set to fall short in January with the German club standing firm on their desire to keep the 20-year-old.
David Luiz could return from injury in time for Chelsea’s January 3 clash against Arsenal – the club the Brazilian has been linked with in recent weeks.
West Ham will challenge Everton for the signature of Sevilla midfielder Steven N’Zonzi in the January transfer window.
MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS
Manchester City goalkeeper Angus Gunn, currently on loan at Norwich City, admits he has not discussed his long-term future at the Etihad.
Inter manager Luciano Spalletti has refused to discuss the rumours linking the club with Manchester United defender Daley Blind.
Paulinho admits he would love his Brazilian compatriot Philippe Coutinho to leave Liverpool and join him at Barcelona.
Everton loanee Henry Onyekuru “always lets himself down”, according to Anderlecht coach Hein Vanhaezebrouck in the wake of their 5-0 loss to Club Brugge.
Stefano Sturaro’s agent has revealed his client could leave Juventus in January, with Newcastle among those said to be interested.
Rafael Benitez’s position as Newcastle boss reportedly remains safe and is a key part of Amanda Staveley’s interest in the club as takeover talks rumble on.
Tommy Robson admits he was frustrated at being frozen out at Sunderland after completing his move to Falkirk.
Kevin Toner has left Aston Villa to join Scottish outfit St Patrick’s Athletic on a two-year deal.
The prospect of Birmingham City target Aden Flint leaving Bristol City for another Championship club would be a “sideways step” for the defender, according to manager Lee Johnson.
West Brom will target Ben Gibson if the club lose reported Manchester City and Arsenal target Jonny Evans in January.
Kurt Zouma has rejected the idea of a potential move back to St Etienne in January, according to reports in France.
THE DAILY ECHO
Maya Yoshida has urged his Southampton team-mates not to bring “any negativity” to the club having taken one win in the last nine Premier League games.
HULL DAILY MAIL
Hull City could make an approach for Ryan Kent if Liverpool recall the winger from his season-long loan at Freiburg.
Burnley defender Charlie Taylor admits it is difficult not to think about Europe with the club flying high in the Premier League.
SOUTH WALES EVENING POST
Cardiff City boss Neil Warnock will make an experienced midfielder his number one target next month.
Tammy Abraham says Swansea City owe Paul Clement a performance as the uncertainty regarding the coach’s future continues to circulate.
Nottingham Forest will reportedly make a new bid for Bronby goalkeeper Frederik Ronnow in January.
The news of Ryan Kent’s potential availability in January has also put Middlesbrough on alert.
THE BOLTON NEWS
Bolton chairman Ken Anderson has warned his players he will not hesitate to offload them if they do not give their all for the club.
The chairman of the Blackpool Supporters’ Trust has called on the Oystons to “see sense” and hand the club over to Valeri Beloko.