LONDON EVENING STANDARD
Chelsea are reluctant to sell Juan Mata to a Premier League rival while the fallout from their failed attempt to sign Wayne Rooney in the summer is another major obstacle to the midfielder joining Manchester United.
Bayern Munich are considering a surprise move for Arsenal midfielder Tomas Rosicky.
MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS
Manchester United are prepared to bid £37m to secure the services of Chelsea playmaker Juan Mata in the January transfer window.
Kolo Toure insists Liverpool remain in the Premier League title race - but admits they need to tighten up defensively.
Roberto Martinez admitted he is keen to bring Monaco striker Lacina Traore to Goodison Park after Everton were held to a 1-1 draw with West Bromwich Albion .
Dutch giants Ajax and PSV Eindhoven have called time on their interest in Luuk De Jong - leaving the door wide open for Newcastle United to sign the striker this month.
Remy Cabella is set to join Newcastle United at the end of the season - according to Montpellier chairman Laurent Nicollin.
Fabio Borini insists Sunderland are targeting victory at Old Trafford tomorrow, rather than hanging on for a draw.
The Football Association has charged West Brom striker Nicolas Anelka following his 'quenelle' gesture and the French striker is facing a minimum five-match ban.
EXPRESS & STAR
Matt Doherty today insisted he is ready to step up his recovery and press for a Wolves recall this weekend.
Ron Vlaar today insisted Aston Villa;s season is turning but warned the claret and blues they cannot afford to slip up.
Stoke could recall Cameron Jerome from his loan spell at Crystal Palace if they fail to attract a recognised striker before the end of the January transfer window.
QPR boss Harry Redknapp has urged Tottenham boss Tim Sherwood to make a decision on Tom Carroll's future.
Fulham manager Rene Meulensteen remains hopeful of keeping Steve Sidwell at the club.
SOUTH LONDON PRESS
Charlton are chasing a deal for Simeon Jackson - with the former Norwich striker wanting an exit from Eintracht Braunschweig.
Hiram Boateng is keen to go out on loan to gain more first-team experience - but is first waiting to see if he is involved again for Crystal Palace in the FA Cup.
SOUTH WALES EVENING POST
Swansea have so far refused to comment on reports claiming Fulham have made a formal offer for Neil Taylor.
Swansea City have confirmed police were called to the club's training ground following a row between defenders Chico Flores and Garry Monk.
THE PINK UN
Chris Hughton is urging Ricky van Wolfswinkel to be more selfish in his bid to hit the Premier League goal trail this season.
THE DAILY ECHO
Katharina Liebherr intends to appoint a full board of directors to oversee the running of Southampton.
HULL DAILY MAIL
Hull City have handed a short-term deal to former Leeds United and Atletico Madrid starlet Elliott Kebbie.
YORKSHIRE EVENING POST
Gulf finance house have confirmed to their shareholders that they will retain a 10 per cent shareholding in Leeds United once a consortium have completed its takeover.
Johnny Russell and Andre Wisdom have handed Derby County a double boost.
Doncaster Rovers are reportedly edging closer to completing a move for Nottingham Forest striker Matt Derbyshire.
Leicester City goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel says he is in no rush to sort out his future at the club.
THE BOLTON NEWS
Bolton are thought to be in talks with Luxembourg international Yannick Bastos.
Paul Ince has been sacked as manager of Blackpool after just 11 months in charge.
Sheffield United, who were last night continuing their negotiations with Livingston's Stefan Scougall, are believed to be monitoring Middlesbrough centre-forward Luke Williams as Nigel Clough presses ahead with his overhaul of Bramall Lane's first- team squad.
Mark Robins could be about to trim his Town squad - but says any departures, either permanent or on loan, must be right for both player and club.
Huddersfield Town have completed the signing of Norwegian youth international midfielder Sondre Tronstad from IK Start for an undisclosed fee.
DONCASTER FREE PRESS
Doncaster Rovers manager Paul Dickov insists "nobody will be disappointed" if he lands his top striker target.
Will Buckley could be back in contention for Brighton and back on Sunderland's radar.
Titus Bramble could be set for a sensational return to Ipswich Town as manager Mick McCarthy looks to bolster his small squad within the restrictions of a tight budget.
Serbian midfielder Filip Djuricic has emerged as a potential signing target for Celtic.
Rangers oss Ally McCoist today defended his side's pre-match build-up for the SPFL League One match against Forfar Athletic.
Celtic have opened up talks with Georgios Samaras about his future.
Hibs winger Alex Harris has signed a contract extension that ties him to the club until summer 2017.