Regional Paper Talk: Cole set for WHU

Carlton Cole is likely to earn a West Ham contract before long, while West Brom will not loan out Craig Dawson and Saido Berahino.

Last Updated: 23/09/13 at 14:23 Post Comment

Carlton Cole: Could soon sign West Ham deal

Carlton Cole: Could soon sign West Ham deal

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LONDON EVENING STANDARD

Jose Mourinho claims his Chelsea players are suffering from a lack of confidence after their shock 2-1 home defeat by Basle in the Champions League.

Jose Mourinho may not value the Europa League but Andre Villas-Boas has no intention of taking the competition lightly this season.

Jack Wilshere today claimed Arsenal are targeting top spot in Champions League Group F after their hard-fought victory against Marseille last night.

Andy Carroll has visited specialists in Holland and Belgium in a bid to cure his foot injury.

Martin Jol has the backing of Fulham fans despite chants from a small section of supporters calling for the manager to go after Saturday's draw with West Brom.

MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS

Chris Smalling has revealed his frustrations after a "horrible" 2012/13 season but hopes to be in the starting line up for Manchester United in the derby.

LIVERPOOL ECHO

Brendan Rodgers is ready to unleash Liverpool striker Luis Suarez on Manchester United next week.

Roberto Martinez has praised the patience of Everton fans and described his pride as they roared the Blues to their first victory of the season.

NEWCASTLE CHRONICLE

Hatem Ben Arfa has revealed he will not rest until he has written himself into black and white folklore as a Newcastle United legend.

Adam Campbell is trying to make a living out of timing runs into the penalty box to perfection.

SUNDERLAND ECHO

Paolo Di Canio says his decision to accept an FA fine this week was the "responsible" one to make.

Lee Cattermole has come in from the cold and will be included in the Sunderland squad travelling to West Bromwich Albion on Saturday.

BIRMINGHAM MAIL

Paul Lambert says the club could let Marc Albrighton leave on loan to help revive his career.

EXPRESS & STAR

Albion boss Steve Clarke today told Championship suitors that Craig Dawson and Saido Berahino will not be leaving The Hawthorns just yet.

Steve Clarke today backed Stephane Sessegnon to excite Albion fans after the record signing was finally cleared to make his debut against former club Sunderland.

Wolves head coach Kenny Jackett today vowed to continue rotating his strikers after his controversial decision to axe Leigh Griffiths against Walsall.

THE SENTINEL

Born-again midfielder Marc Wilson is embracing a chance to be at the heart of the action as Stoke take on his preferred patient passing approach to the game.

NEWHAM RECORDER

Manager Sam Allardyce says Mladen Petric is on course to make his West Ham debut in next week's Capital One Cup clash against Cardiff, and admits Carlton Cole is likely to be offered a new deal at the club if he can prove his fitness in training.

Sam Allardyce has admitted that West Ham were keen to take Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku on loan during the summer.

FULHAM CHRONICLE

Alex Kacaniklic reckons Fulham can upset the odds in Saturday's west London derby at Chelsea.

SOUTH WALES EVENING POST

Michael Laudrup believes Swansea City have a chance to do something special tonight in their bonus fixture against Valencia.

WALES ONLINE

Gary Medel has called on his fellow Bluebirds to keep the good times rolling for Cardiff City when Tottenham visit the Welsh capital this weekend.

THE PINK UN

Nathan Redmond remains confident he has made the right decision in choosing Norwich City to continue his footballing education.

THE DAILY ECHO

Mauricio Pochettino says that Rickie Lambert is concerned about his lack of goals this season but believes they will start flowing soon.

HULL DAILY MAIL

Hull City captain Robert Koren is out of the trip to Newcastle United and will miss four to five weeks with a fractured foot, the club said today.

Hull City boss Steve Bruce believes he will be able to call upon a "new signing" when welcoming Yannick Sagbo back into the ranks for this weekend's trip to Newcastle United.

LEICESTER MERCURY

New Leicester City signing Marcin Wasilewski may have to wait to make his Leicester City debut as the club is waiting on international clearance.

LANCASHIRE TELEGRAPH

Blackburn Rovers' owners and club officials have chosen to stay silent over the £27m loss posted by Venky's London Ltd (VLL).

THE BOLTON NEWS

Dougie Freedman says he will not shy away from axing more of his big names if he thinks it will bring Wanderers out of their current slump.

WIGAN EVENING POST

Owen Coyle admits Emmerson Boyce was the only one choice to lead Wigan Athletic into Europe tonight.

BLACKPOOL GAZETTE

Paul Ince could be banned from Bloomfield Road after being charged with violent conduct by the FA.

THE STAR

Marlon King has told Sheffield United 'I'm here to help' after agreeing a short-term contract at Bramall Lane.

DONCASTER FREE PRESS

Federico Macheda was delighted to get his first appearance for Doncaster Rovers and insists he would be happy to extend his loan deal.

IPSWICH STAR

Alan Lee has apologised to Ipswich Town fans for his controversial spell at bitter rivals Norwich City, insisting his heart has always been very much in Suffolk.

BOURNEMOUTH ECHO

Cherrise owner Maxim Demin has appointed Jeff Mostyn as the club's new chairman following the Russian's acquisition of Eddie Mitchell's shares.

EVENING TIMES

Charlie Mulgrew today urged Celtic fans to keep the faith - and insisted the Promised Land of the last 16 of the Champions League is still well within their grasp.

Bilel Mohsni reckons the bond with Blues Brother Lee McCulloch could prove a hit at both ends of the park for Rangers.

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ow is the time for Allardyce to finally get a chance at a big club please. He is likely to have a number of great offers for his services this summer, but who will he choose? Will it be Liverpool, Real Madrid, Dortmund or Man City?

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thought exactly this when the Match of the Day pundits were peddling this line. Is it really not okay for fans of a club to have some ambition these days then?

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ow magnanimous off him - to leave if he's asked to by the owners? What's the alternative, bunker down in his office claiming squatter's rights if FSG want rid?

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