Papers: Papers: Chelsea interested in signing Andy Carroll from West Ham
Last Updated: 15/01/18 7:40am
Back-page headlines and transfer rumours from Monday's national newspapers.
Chelsea are interested in signing Andy Carroll from West Ham this month.
Crystal Palace hope to seal a £15m deal to sign Fiorentina striker Khouma Babacar.
Sam Allardyce will not guarantee Theo Walcott a central striking role if he succeeds in signing the Arsenal star this month.
Liverpool's Mohamed Salah was offered to most Premier League sides for £2.5m and only Hull and Stoke expressed an interest.
Scott Hogan has told Steve Bruce not to bother buying a striker this month because he is proving he can be Aston Villa's No 9.
Manchester United believe they are now in pole position to sign Alexis Sanchez after a secret nine-month pursuit.
Alexis Sanchez is close to joining Manchester United with Arsenal interested in signing Henrikh Mkhitaryan as part of the deal while also exploring the availability of Borussia Dortmund's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
Martin O'Neill turned down Stoke because he did not want to break the verbal agreement he had given the Football Association of Ireland when he was offered a new two-year contract back in October.
O'Neill's decision to snub Stoke could mean them turning their attention to former Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert.
Paris Saint-Germain have reportedly made Chelsea star N'Golo Kante their top transfer target for this summer.
Swansea are planning a record-breaking £25m move for Atletico Madrid striker Kevin Gameiro, who is also wanted by Turkish giants Fenerbahce.
Schalke are in talks to sign Chelsea left-back Baba Rahman for a second time on loan.
Newcastle are closing on a move to sign Crystal Palace left-back Pape Souare on loan for the rest of the season.
Ipswich have opened talks with Crystal Palace over a £4m move for goalkeeper Bartosz Bialkowski.
Manchester United will offer goalkeeper David de Gea a £250,000-per-week deal to keep him at the club for the rest of his career.
Jose Mourinho is to make a final decision on Timothy Fosu-Mensah's Manchester United future.
Bayern Munich look set to snatch Germany international Leon Goretzka from under the noses of Liverpool and Arsenal.
Chris Hughton has been promised funds in January to add a high-profile striker to his shot-shy squad.
Tottenham are confident of winning the race to sign Stevenage youngster Ben Wilmot.
Watford, Crystal Palace and Stoke are all interested in Galatasaray midfielder Badou Ndiaye.
Sheffield United will seal a £1m move for Charlton forward Ricky Holmes this week.
Nottingham Forest manager Aitor Karanka is keen to raid former club Middlesbrough for Adam Clayton and Grant Leadbitter.
Antonio Conte has not ruled out a return to Italy for a second spell as national coach if he leaves Chelsea at the end of this season.
Bournemouth are set to beat Celtic to the loan signing of exciting Chelsea youngster Charly Musonda.
Should Celtic miss out on Musonda they could attempt to bring in Schalke forward Franco Di Santo.
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