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Regional Paper Talk: Fletch in training

Darren Fletcher has returned to Manchester United training, while Newcastle could make a January move for MK Dons midfielder Dele Alli.

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Darren Fletcher: Trained with Manchester United on Monday

Darren Fletcher: Trained with Manchester United on Monday

LONDON EVENING STANDARD

Petr Cech has warned Chelsea's rivals the team will pose even more of a threat now that their strikers such as Fernando Torres are finding form.

Jack Wilshere insists Arsenal can go toe to toe with the best teams in Europe as they prepare to fight for their Champions League future.

MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS

Darren Fletcher could be close to ending his illness hell after training with the United first team again yesterday.

Mark Bosnich intends to seek out Sir Alex Ferguson in Australia later this month to challenge him over the Scot's assessment of his second stint at Old Trafford.

Manuel Pellegrini has ploughed into UEFA over the state of the Moscow pitch on which City face a crucial Champions League game tonight.

LIVERPOOL ECHO

Jordan Henderson says moving to Liverpool has helped his chances with England.

Mamadou Sakho has told Liverpool they are still to see the very best of him.

Gareth Barry insists he has settled at Everton quicker than any club during his career.

Roberto Martinez is backing Arouna Kone to keep his aim true in front of goal in the future.

NEWCASTLE CHRONICLE

Yoan Gouffran is confident Newcastle United will negotiate their way through the crunch period of fixtures that can shape their season.

Cheick Tiote knows there is no hiding place for Newcastle United if they fail to win the Wear-Tyne derby this weekend - but is determined to send the Toon Army home from Wearside with a smile on their faces.

THE JOURNAL

Newcastle United are understood to be weighing up a January move for MK Dons' highly-rated Dele Alli.

David Vaughan admits the Sunderland dressing room are "hurting" after having their character and attitude questioned after their humbling at Swansea.

SUNDERLAND ECHO

Emanuele Giaccherini says Sunderland must channel the anger they felt after defeat at Swansea and use it to their advantage in the derby this weekend.

BIRMINGHAM MAIL

Fabian Delph wants to stay at Aston Villa for the rest of his career - but is remaining relaxed about new contract talks for the time being.

Steve Clarke is confident Shane Long will agree a new contract with Albion - claiming the striker can be a 'big player in the future' for the club.

Carson Yeung still believes he can sell Birmingham City for a significant price - or remain an influential figure at the club.

EXPRESS & STAR

Albion have put the block on a loan move for George Thorne despite boss Steve Clarke insisting the young midfielder is recovering well from a serious knee injury.

THE SENTINEL

Brek Shea is ready to go out on loan after seeing a recent move to Derby collapse when Nigel Clough was sacked.

FULHAM CHRONICLE

Fulham will listen to loan offers for young keeper Neil Etheridge now Maarten Stekelenburg is back to fitness.

SOUTH WALES EVENING POST

Jonathan de Guzman has paid tribute to midfield maestro Leon Britton and admitted: "I can't understand why he doesn't play for England."

THE DAILY ECHO

Saints are reaping the rewards of the double training sessions imposed by manager Mauricio Pochettino.

HULL DAILY MAIL

David Meyler is in line for a recall to Hull City's midfield this weekend when Steve Bruce's men travel to Tottenham without the services of Jake Livermore.

YORKSHIRE EVENING POST

Marius Zaliukas will return to Thorp Arch for talks with Brian McDermott tomorrow after edging closer to a contract offer from Leeds United.

DERBY TELEGRAPH

Steve McClaren says new loan signing Andre Wisdom will boost competition for places in Derby County's defence.

THE BOLTON NEWS

Mark Davies and Stuart Holden are well on the road to recovery at Bolton Wanderers.

BLACKPOOL GAZETTE

Blackpool have handed a trial to Aston Villa midfielder Daniel Johnson.

HUDDERSFIELD EXAMINER

Mark Robins is unlikely to dip into the loan market despite James Vaughan being suspended for three matches.

READING POST

Chris Baird wants to remain at Reading but has yet to hear from the club about an extension to his current deal.

EVENING TIMES

Virgil van Dijk believes Celtic can win in Amsterdam to all-but-seal third place in Group H.

Rangers won't risk rushing Dean Shiels back into action following his latest injury setback.

THE SCOTSMAN

Former Rangers director Dave King is expected to arrive in Scotland in the next two days to enter talks which could prove pivotal in the ongoing boardroom battle.

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