Regional Paper Talk: United eye Kroos

Bayern Munich's Toni Kroos has again been linked with Man United, Chelsea are closing on Kurt Zouma, and Arsenal could move for Mirko Vucinic.

Last Updated: 31/01/14 at 17:51 Post Comment

Toni Kroos: Linked with a deadline-day move to Old Trafford

Toni Kroos: Linked with a deadline-day move to Old Trafford

LONDON EVENING STANDARD

Chelsea are closing in on their third signing of the January transfer window after agreeing a £12.4m fee with St Etienne for defender Kurt Zouma. Tottenham are keen to move Lewis Holtby and Etienne Capoue out of White Hart Lane before adding new players ahead of tomorrow's deadline. Arsenal are continuing talks with Schalke over a deal to sign Julian Draxler before Friday's deadline but are also weighing up a contingency loan move for Juventus striker Mirko Vucinic.

MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS

Toni Kroos could join Manchester United in January, Pep Guardiola has admitted. The German has been strongly linked with a move to Old Trafford of late and he has yet to sign an extension to his current contract, which expires in 2015.

Manchester City's latest financial results show record annual revenues of £271m - but the club still made a net loss of £51.6m in 2012/13.

LIVERPOOL ECHO

New signing Lacina Traore is still "10-14 days" away from being fit, says Everton boss Roberto Martinez.

Liverpool target Yevhen Konoplyanka has been described as the best Ukrainian player since Andriy Shevchenko. The Reds are hoping to tie up a deal for the 24-year-old before the January transfer window shuts at 11pm on Friday.

NEWCASTLE CHRONICLE

Newcastle United striker Loic Remy is set to learn fate of FA appeal before the clash with Sunderland.

Brighton midfielder Liam Bridcutt is understood to be on his way to Wearside to complete a £3m switch to Sunderland.

Yohan Cabaye says he quit Newcastle United for Paris Saint-Germain because he wanted to "win something".

SUNDERLAND ECHO

Sunderland have agreed a fee with Brighton for their main January target Liam Bridcutt, the Echo understands.

Vito Mannone says his meteoric rise at Sunderland is "like a dream" after being cast to the fringes at former club Arsenal.

BIRMINGHAM MAIL

West Brom are considering a loan move for Espanyol striker Thievy Bifouma - as midfielder George Thorne prepares for a temporary switch to Derby County.

EXPRESS & STAR

Leon Clarke today admitted he was "immature" in his early career as he insisted he has rejoined Wolves as a "completely different person".

Captain Sam Ricketts today warned Wolves' promotion rivals that Kenny Jackett's side will only get better.

THE SENTINEL

Stoke City are weighing up their next move in their pursuit of midfielder Lee Cattermole after he was left out of the Sunderland line-up for last night's 1-0 win over the Potters.

NEWHAM RECORDER

Orient have always got a chance of winning matches when they have quality players like Dean Cox and David Mooney in their ranks claims O's midfielder Lloyd James.

FULHAM CHRONICLE

Tom Carroll reckons he is better off staying at QPR than returning to Tottenham.

SOUTH WALES EVENING POST

Jonjo Shelvey has backed new Swansea City signing David N'Gog to be a big hit at the Liberty.

Swansea City are thought to be closing in on a deal to sign Falkirk youngster Jay Fulton.

WALES ONLINE

Cardiff City set to sell striker Andreas Cornelius back to FC Copenhagen.

YORKSHIRE EVENING POST

The Yorkshire Evening Post can today reveal an attempt by would-be Leeds United owner Massimo Cellino to place a close confidant in United's dug-out for their 1-1 draw with Ipswich Town.

NOTTINGHAM POST

Nottingham Forest have signed Southampton defender Danny Fox.

LEICESTER MERCURY

Leicester City manager Nigel Pearson said he cannot quite believe his side's record-breaking run.

LANCASHIRE TELEGRAPH

Aston Villa are keen to sign Chelsea full-back Ryan Bertrand on a permanent deal.

Burnley boss Sean Dyche is prepared to wait until after the transfer window shuts to make the right loan additions to his squad if necessary.

BLACKPOOL GAZETTE

Barry Ferguson wants a decision to be made on the Blackpool manager's job - not just for his own sake but for the fans'.

READING POST

Jobi McAnuff says it's 'scary' to see the ease at which Jordan Obita has adapted to life as a left-back.

IPSWICH STAR

Ipswich Town loanee Ryan Tunnicliffe is not heading to Premier League side Fulham ahead of tomorrow transfer deadline, the EADT and Ipswich Star understands.

Ipswich Town striker Jack Marriott has been recalled from his loan spell at Gillingham and looks set to re-join Skrill Premier side Woking on a temporary basis.

EVENING TIMES

The Scottish FA has agreed a new multi-million pound, four-season deal with Sky Sports.

Aaron Muirhead hopes he can save Partick Thistle boss Alan Archibald some transfer cash by starring in his new midfield berth.

THE SCOTSMAN

Celtic manager Neil Lennon has warned Wolves that he is also pursuing targets other than Leigh Griffiths, as the saga over the former Hibs striker continues.

St Johnstone star Stevie May looks set to remain in Perth, after Peterborough ended their attempts to sign the striker.

Former Hibernian striker Derek Riordan has begun training at Carlisle United, as the 31-year-old looks for his first club since late 2012.

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