All the top stories and transfer rumors from Friday’s papers…
Arsenal are considering making an improved offer to Shakhtar Donetsk for Mykhailo Mudryk after seeing a £45m bid rejected.
Chelsea remain optimistic that N’Golo Kanté will sign a new contract at Stamford Bridge and not leave in the summer when his current contract expires.
Leicester are set to sign three players next month after failing to land a host of transfer targets in June.
Jude Bellingham settled for a move to Manchester United despite them offering twice as much as other suitors and introducing him to Sir Alex Ferguson and Eric Cantona.
Manchester City could be in for a £6million windfall this winter – if full-back Pedro Porro moves to Prem next month.
Arsenal and Tottenham have suffered a transfer blow as Brighton star Alexis MacAllister wants to join Juventus, reports suggest.
Andrey Santos arrives in London today ahead of a proposed move to Chelsea.
Benfica have underlined their desire to keep Chelsea target Enzo Fernandez by proposing a new contract.
Tottenham have made a bid of around £13m for Barcelona midfielder Franck Kessie, according to reports in Spain.
Norwich City have expressed an interest in Chris Wilder and German coach Tim Walter as they look to fill their managerial vacancy.
Manchester City goalkeeper James Trafford, 20, has impressed on loan at Bolton Wanderers, sparking interest from Rangers.
West Ham’s Karren Brady will more than double his wages in 2022 – picking up a whopping £2.24m.
THE DAILY TELEGRAPH
Erling Haaland says his extraordinary goalscoring performance at Manchester City is partly down to his body being “fixed” by the club’s medical staff.
Shakhtar Donetsk’s chief executive has admitted the club are ready to sell Mykhailo Mudryk next month, despite rejecting Arsenal’s initial bid for the winger.
Benfica have insisted they are not interested in selling Chelsea target Enzo Fernandez, one of the stars of Argentina’s World Cup win, in the January transfer window.
Nottingham Forest boss Steve Cooper has said the club need to sign players who will make a difference in their battle for Premier League survival.
Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers is looking for a winger, a left back and a central defender in the January transfer window.
Barcelona teenager Lamine Yamali could have been snapped up by Manchester United after the Red Devils received a telling transfer message from sources close to the La Liga club.
Fiorentina midfielder Sofyan Amrabat is a man in high demand after his stunning display at the World Cup in Morocco in January.
THE DAILY STAR
Arsenal target Sergej Milinkovic-Savic has reportedly changed his stance on a possible move to North London.
Most football fans in Saudi Arabia were unable to watch Newcastle United’s Boxing Day attacks as the country’s government continues to block the signal that regulates access to Premier League football.
A new walled perimeter fence could be erected at Wembley as part of the Football Association’s response to the chaotic scenes at the Euro 2020 final.
Jurgen Klopp has confirmed that Liverpool are currently in talks with Roberto Firmino over his future – but admitted that Cody Gakpo’s deal will have “no bearing” on the club’s decision.
Fulham are expected to make a formal bid for Arsenal defender Cedric Soares in the coming days.
Jorginho has received an offer for a new contract at Chelsea, the player’s agent has confirmed.
Hakim Ziyech has attracted renewed interest from AC Milan, and a purchase option is likely to be included in the loan deal.
England pair Declan Rice and Jude Bellingham are both expensive options for Chelsea but are now seen as priorities.
THE SCOTTISH SUN
Rangers are tracking St Mirren’s Australian World Cup star Keanu Bacchus.
Celtic are ‘in love’ with Korean midfielder Hyeok-kyu and have made a substantial transfer bid for the Busan I-Park star.