LONDON EVENING STANDARD
Manchester United are closing in on a club record £40million deal for Juan Mata but the midfielder will have to tell Jose Mourinho he wants to move for the deal to be finalised.
MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS
Amid claims United have agreed a fee with Chelsea for Juan Mata, Sammy McIlroy believes it will be money well spent if the Reds can lure the Spaniard to Old Trafford.
Roberto Martinez is happy to carry on going it a-loan at Everton - as he waits on the final details which will make Lacina Traore his fourth short-term signing of the season.
Brendan Rodgers has vowed to help restore the confidence of Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet.
Luuk De Jong is resigned to quitting Borussia Monchengladbach this month after being told he will be the Bundesliga side's fifth choice striker in the second half of the season.
Alan Pardew says Newcastle United will continue to operate with an offensive outlook in forthcoming games against Norwich City and Sunderland as they look to keep up their chase for the top six.
Newcastle United will not have to resist domestic interest in Yohan Cabaye in January after Manchester United decided against making a move for the France midfielder.
Sunderland's short-term signings are the perfect solution for all parties, insists Gus Poyet.
Aston Villa's pursuit of Wes Hoolahan has taken a fresh twist after Norwich City rejected a transfer request from the want-away playmaker.
Lee Clark believes Birmingham City have one of the Premier League stars of the future on their hands after the loan signing of Albert Rusnak.
EXPRESS & STAR
Paul Lambert today ruled out a loan move for Nicklas Helenius and insisted the striker can still make a Villa impact.
Everton today distanced themselves from former Albion loanee Romelu Lukaku after the striker defended friend Nicolas Anelka over his 'quenelle' celebration.
City are tracking Sunderland hard man Lee Cattermole in a deal that could eventually approach the £5m mark if it comes off.
Chelsea and Manchester United have provisionally agreed the £40million sale of Juan Mata.
SOUTH WALES EVENING POST
Swansea City are ready to move for Bolton Wanderers striker David Ngog as they bid to bolster their squad for a Premier League survival push.
Swansea City's hopes of landing Middlesbrough's Australian ace Rhys Williams are slipping - with Scottish giants Celtic ready to pounce.
THE PINK UN
Popular playmaker Wes Hoolahan has confirmed he wants to leave Norwich City, despite seeing his transfer request rejected by the club.
Robert Snodgrass believes Norwich City's players should take the blame for their disappointing season to date - and not Chris Hughton.
HULL DAILY MAIL
Hull City have been rocked by the news James Chester will face up to eight weeks on the sidelines after scans revealed the full extent of his latest hamstring injury.
YORKSHIRE EVENING POST
Talks between United's owners GFH and sport capital to try and thrash out a deal for the club have yet to conclude.
Kevin Phillips admits joining Leicester City may convince him to extend his playing career.
Blackburn Rovers are in the hunt for Leicester City striker Martyn Waghorn.
QPR manager Harry Redknapp has ruled out a move for Jordan Rhodes after claiming Blackburn Rovers will not lower their asking price for their 'amazing' top scorer.
THE BOLTON NEWS
David Ngog was edging closer to the Reebok exit door last night after Swansea City revived their interest in the French striker.
WIGAN EVENING POST
Wigan boss Uwe Rosler is hoping to bring in his latest new signing in the next 24 hours.
Barry Ferguson will take charge of training tomorrow morning and is the firm favourite to become Blackpool's next manager.
Boro are braced for Scottish champions Celtic to launch a cross-border raid to sign Rhys Williams.
Blackpool dramatically shelved Bob Harris' move to Sheffield United in the early hours of this morning.
Nigel Adkins' hopes of signing any players are fading despite further discussions between the club and the Omani consortium.
Brighton have targeted Chris Baird as a potential replacement for Adam El-Abd.
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.
Neil Lennon has entered the final countdown in this transfer window determined to sign another couple of players.
Celtic continued to send their rising stars out in search of experience when defender Stuart Findlay joined Morton until the end of the season.
Steve Simonsen insists the Rangers squad won't let the latest round of cost-cutting measures affect their SPFL League One title charge.
Hearts took another significant step towards new ownership yesterday when it was announced that administrators BDO have a verbal agreement with Ubig to buy the Lithuanian company's 50 per cent stake in the club.