Regional Paper Talk: Toon scour Holland

Newcastle are scouring Holland in a bid to find the next Moussa Sissoko, while Tony Pulis could add a free agent to his Stoke squad.

Last Updated: 08/02/13 at 14:16 Post Comment

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LONDON EVENING STANDARD

Chelsea have begun talks with Frank Lampard over a new contract after his superb form convinced them to have a dramatic change of heart.

Andre Villas-Boas today warned the clubs chasing Gareth Bale that they are unlikely to be able to afford Tottenham's best player in the summer.

Jack Wilshere believes England are now playing with more confidence because the atmosphere in the camp is better under coach Roy Hodgson than previous boss Fabio Capello.

FULHAM CHRONICLE

Fulham boss Martin Jol plans to send out Pajtim Kasami when the loan window opens. The 20-year-old saw a move to Italian side Pescara collapse on transfer deadline day after his agent Mino Raiola was unable to process the paperwork in time due to internet problems in his hotel.

Frank Lampard looks set to stay at Chelsea after billionaire Blues owner Roman Abramovich softened his stance over the midfielder.

MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS

Manchester United veterans Ryan Giggs and Paul Scholes are providing the inspiration for David Beckham as he looks to impress at PSG.

Manchester City star Joe Hart's performance against Brazil gives England genuine hope for the World Cup in 2014.

LIVERPOOL ECHO

Brendan Rodgers insists Jamie Carragher will still have a key role to play for Liverpool before he hangs up his boots in May.

Liverpool managing director Ian Ayre hailed Jamie Carragher as a "colossal figure" after the defender announced he's going to retire at the end of the season.

NEWCASTLE CHRONICLE

Derek Llambias has admitted the Magpies "made a mistake" by signing just one senior player in the shape of Vurnon Anita last summer.

Demba Ba was offered "a great deal" to see out his peak years with Newcastle United, but Derek Llambias is convinced the Senegal striker was determined to prove he could cut it with one of the Premier League's big four.

THE JOURNAL

Newcastle United are ready to step up their efforts in Holland to recruit the next Moussa Sissoko.

SUNDERLAND ECHO

Danny Graham insists the Stadium of Light boo-boys had NO bearing on his determination to join Sunderland.

Titus Bramble is practising caution on the training field to ensure his first-team run is not ended by injury.

NORTHERN ECHO

Newcastle have added new signings Moussa Sissoko, Massadio Haidara and Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa to their Europa League squad, but there was no place for Mathieu Debuchy.

SOUTH WALES EVENING POST

Swansea City are poised to unveil Michael Laudrup's former Danish international team-mate Morten Wieghorst as their assistant manager.

EXPRESS & STAR

West Brom are planning fresh talks with Peter Odemwingie over his Hawthorns future as they await a shock bid from Crystal Palace to take the rebel striker on loan.

West Brom boss Steve Clarke today insisted he is in control of the squad after a fortnight of ill-discipline at The Hawthorns.

Aston Villa midfielder Karim El Ahmadi today insisted the Premier League's win-at-all-costs mentality has improved him as a player.

Under-fire Wolves supremo Jez Moxey today issued an uncompromising challenge to the men he feels have the club's destiny in their hands - the players.

THE DAILY ECHO

Southampton have promised to "rigorously defend" themselves against legal action being brought by the club's former player, Francis Benali.

THE SENTINEL

Tony Pulis hasn't given up hope of adding a free agent to his squad between now and the end of the season. Pulis has left a place open in his designated 25-man Premier League squad in case he fancies a free signing.

WIGAN EVENING POST

Roberto Martinez expects Antolin Alcaraz to play a key role in Wigan Athletic's hopes of pulling away from the relegation dogfight.

LANCASHIRE TELEGRAPH

Blackburn Rovers face a battle to land the loan signing of Jerome Thomas with West Brom yet to decide whether their winger is now available.

THE SCOTSMAN

Hearts were today dealt a major blow as teenage star Callum Paterson was ruled out for the remainder of the season.

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