Chelsea are preparing a £22million bid to bring former Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Luka Modric to Stamford Bridge.
Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert rules out moves for Manchester City defender Joleon Lescott and Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Scott Parker.
The Daily Telegraph
Wayne Rooney is back in training at Manchester United, and could make a shock return to the bench against Liverpool at the weekend.
Manchester Evening News
Mario Balotelli is in trouble with the law again after parking his camouflaged Bentley on double yellow lines.
The Daily Mirror
Stoke boss Tony Pulis was stunned Manchester City or Arsenal didn’t make a move for new Chelsea signing Demba Ba.
An Arsenal fans’ group has called for manager Arsene Wenger to change his approach or leave the club.
The Daily Star
Arsene Wenger expects Theo Walcott to sign a new deal at Arsenal before the close of the January transfer window.