LONDON EVENING STANDARD
Jermain Defoe believes the number of Tottenham players in the England squad reflects the club's new position of strength in the domestic game.
Martin Jol insists he is not disappointed by the failure of any of his 'young brigade' to nail down a regular first-team spot this season.
Pepe Reina is convinced that Brendan Rodgers' methods will help re-establish Liverpool among the Premier League's elite.
Massadio Haidara could be back in early April - but Newcastle United have still condemned the actions of the man who carried it out and Wigan's defensive PR tactics this week.
Martin O'Neill hopes extra competition for places will spark an upturn in Sunderland's performances.
SOUTH WALES EVENING POST
Huw Jenkins reckons the challenge of Europe will drive Michael Laudrup on next season, after admitting some of his predecessors in the Liberty dug-out gave up on Swansea City.
Curtis Davies says he wants to be back playing Premier League football.
EXPRESS & STAR
West Brom defender Billy Jones today urged the Baggies to sign up his right-back rival Steven Reid for another season.
West Brom boss Steve Clarke still hopes summer signing Markus Rosenberg can make an impact this season after revealing the Sweden international's frustrations.
Aston Villa goalkeeper Brad Guzan today declared he is ready to reignite his international career and the United States' World Cup dream.
THE PINK UN
Norwich City are in talks with Sporting Lisbon over the proposed signing of highly-rated striker Ricky van Wolfswinkel, it has been confirmed.
Noel Hunt says Reading need to get something out of their game against Arsenal at the Emirates a week tomorrow if they are to have any realistic chance of avoiding the drop.
THE BOLTON NEWS
Wanderers skipper Kevin Davies is being linked with a shock move away from the Reebok before Thursday's loan deadline after Sheffield Wednesday enquired about taking him to Hillsborough.
David Ngog admits he wants to be back in the Premier League next season - and aims to get there with Wanderers.
LANCASHIRE EVENING TELEGRAPH
Paul Robinson looks to have played his last game for Blackburn Rovers, after being pencilled in for a back operation next week.
Francisco Sandaza has been suspended by Rangers pending an investigation into an alleged hoax telephone conversation in which the player said he joined Rangers purely for financial reasons.
Ross County are believed to have rejected an initial approach from Aberdeen for boss Derek Adams.