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Regional Paper Talk: Bale in, Kagawa out?

Manchester United remain keen on Gareth Bale as Shinji Kagawa heads for the exit, while Liverpool currently have no plans to sign Will Hughes.

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Gareth Bale: Still Manchester United's wanted man

Gareth Bale: Still Manchester United's wanted man

LONDON EVENING STANDARD

Andre Villas-Boas saluted Tottenham's fans after they cheered their team on to a nail-biting penalty shoot-out win over Hull in the Capital One Cup.

Corinthians striker Alexandre Pato has revealed that he declined a move to Tottenham this summer after talks with the club.

MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS

Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti has said Gareth Bale has a great future in store at the Bernabeu as rumours of Manchester United interest in the player swirl, with the Red Devils not giving up just yet.

Bundesliga side Wolfsburg are prepared to move for Shinji Kagawa should United show a willingness to sell the Japan international in January.

Manchester United are "really struggling" this season and will find it tough to retain the title, according to Manchester City's Yaya Toure.

LIVERPOOL ECHO

Liverpool currently have no plans to table a bid for Derby County's Will Hughes in January.

Leon Osman won't be restricted to super-sub status for Everton, insists Roberto Martinez .

NEWCASTLE CHRONICLE

Gus Poyet will begin plotting for January during the next international break next month.

Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew says he will keep faith in out of sorts striker Papiss Cisse.

Newcastle United are hopeful that Geordie defender Paul Dummett will sign a new long-term contract.

SUNDERLAND ECHO

Connor Wickham is set to leave Sunderland on loan, with Championship leaders Burnley expected to win the race for his signature.

Newcastle United are hopeful defender Paul Dummett will commit his long-term future to the club - after offering him a six-year contract.

BIRMINGHAM MAIL

Former Hawthorns hero Kevin Phillips believes Nicolas Anelka can be a major success for the Baggies.

EXPRESS & STAR

Markus Rosenberg today declared he wants to quit Albion in the January transfer window.

Goalkeeper Lee Camp has joined Bournemouth on loan.

Marc Albrighton is determined to prove Villa boss Paul Lambert wrong after being sent out on loan with Championship side Wigan.

Former Aston Villa and Birmingham boss Alex McLeish has indicated a desire to become Palace's new manager.

Leigh Griffiths today returned to Wolves with a glowing endorsement following a training stint with Hibernian this week.

THE SENTINEL

Tony Pulis will be up against Craig Bellamy and Ryan Giggs for the Wales manager job if Chris Coleman is appointed new boss at Crystal Palace, it has been reported.

Stoke City chairman Peter Coates is appealing for fans to turn up the volume to help their players battle through Saturday's clash against in-form Southampton.

NEWHAM RECORDER

Thomas Vermaelen has no doubts that Arsenal can keep Luis Suarez and Daniel Sturridge quiet when Liverpool visit the Emirates Stadium on Saturday.

SOUTH LONDON PRESS

Chris Powell says he is saddened to be the longest-serving Championship boss.

SOUTH WALES EVENING POST

Angel Rangel has told Swansea's City's Spanish contingent that Sunday's clash with Cardiff will be like nothing they have experienced before.

WALES ONLINE

It is understood that Chris Coleman would accept the Crystal Palace job, while Craig Bellamy and Tony Pulis remain the main contenders for the Wales post

THE PINK UN

Chris Hughton insists there can be no Capital One Cup hangover for Norwich City ahead of the tough Premier League trip to Manchester City.

THE DAILY ECHO

Rickie Lambert is confident that Southampton can continue to pull out the shocks in the Premier League.

HULL DAILY MAIL

Steve Bruce has told his luckless Hull City side they must take "great credit" for matching Tottenham in an absorbing Capital One Cup clash, despite eventually succumbing to a cruel penalty shoot-out defeat last night.

YORKSHIRE EVENING POST

Aidan White wants all thoughts about his Leeds United career to wait until January as he seeks to regain his form and confidence on loan at Sheffield United.

Once Marius Zaliukas heard of Brian McDermott's interest in him, he wasted no time in agreeing terms at Elland Road.

DERBY TELEGRAPH

Striker Conor Sammon will continue to be a threat if he keeps attacking the right areas, says Derby County goalkeeper coach Eric Steele.

New head coach Steve McClaren has already been taken aback by Shaun Barker's unwavering determination to return to Derby County's first team.

NOTTINGHAM POST

Nottingham Forest have completed the loan signing of Sunderland midfielder David Vaughan.

Gonzalo Jara has set himself the twin goal of playing in the Premier League and in the World Cup - and wants to pin down a regular place in the Nottingham Forest side to help him achieve both.

Notts County's Gary Liddle says the Magpies must look for a manager who will bring stability to the club.

LEICESTER MERCURY

Leicester City midfielder Paul Gallagher has joined former club Preston North End on an emergency loan deal.

Leicester City manager Nigel Pearson is refusing to get carried away following his side's breathtaking 4-3 victory in the Capital One Cup.

LANCASHIRE TELEGRAPH

Blackburn Rovers and Blackpool have been charged by the Football Association for failing to control their players in Saturday's explosive 2-2 derby draw at Bloomfield Road.

Burnley defender Luke O'Neill has extended his loan spell with York City until January.

THE BOLTON NEWS

Jay Spearing has hailed the extension of Kevin McNaughton's loan from Cardiff as an important step on the road to recovery for Wanderers.

WIGAN EVENING POST

Owen Coyle insists his Wigan Athletic side are only a lick of paint away from dragging themselves into the promotion race.

EVENING GAZETTE

Caretaker manager Mark Venus reckons the only way is up for Boro as he continues to do things his way

THE STAR

Sheffield United manager Nigel Clough has warned his team 'You're not out of danger yet' despite the club's resurgent form.

Dave Jones has dispelled fears about Roger Johnson's fitness and sounded the all-clear for Saturday's clash with Reading.

HUDDERSFIELD EXAMINER

Huddersfield Town manager Mark Robins believes hard work will pay dividends for Danny Ward

DONCASTER FREE PRESS

Paul Dickov has vowed to learn from his mistakes - but is unlikely to alter his ultra-positive approach following back-to-back league defeats.

READING POST

Reading boss Nigel Adkins says he is as hungry as ever to get back to the Premier League, despite the pressures it will bring.

THE ARGUS

Andrew Crofts reckons Albion should be higher up the Championship table - even without their missing stars.

IPSWICH STAR

He bears no hard feelings towards his former club, but Barnsley striker Jason Scotland admits he probably will celebrate if he scores against Ipswich Town on Friday night.

OBSERVER

Watford have underlined their "zero tolerance" attitude towards the use of flares and smoke bombs and will work with the police to take robust action against any offenders.

BOURNEMOUTH ECHO

Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe has welcomed the signing of experienced goalkeeper Lee Camp - and given his backing to rookie stopper Ryan Allsop.

THE SCOTSMAN

Celtic chief executive Peter Lawwell believes that Neil Lennon's success at the club will eventually see him leave for a role in England.

Former Rangers and Celtic striker Kenny Miller could make a dramatic return to Ibrox after the Scottish coach who took him to Canada was sacked.

Hibernian manager Pat Fenlon says he has no intention of resigning his post at Easter Road after his side slumped to a 1-0 derby defeat in the League Cup.

Dundee United star John Souttar has turned down a move to Sunderland that would have netted the Tannadice club £600,000.

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