Regional Paper Talk: Chelsea's Anthony Martial bid blocked
Last Updated: 23/07/18 2:42pm
Transfer rumours and back-page headlines from Monday's regional newspapers...
LONDON EVENING STANDARD
Barcelona have put in an improved £64.2m bid for Willian but Manchester United have scuppered Chelsea's hopes of replacing him with Anthony Martial.
Tottenham are hoping to start clearing their deadwood by offloading £17m flop Vincent Janssen this week.
Fulham have been told they will need to trigger the £35m release clause in David Lopez's contract to sign the Espanyol defensive midfielder.
MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS
Manchester City have been closely monitoring the progress of their on-loan midfielder Yangel Herrera.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is desperate to add to his squad before he returns from the tour of America.
Loris Karius admits he is considering his Liverpool future after the world record arrival of Alisson.
Everton are to step up their pursuit of Barcelona left-back Lucas Digne this week.
Rafa Benitez is pushing hard to get at least one more summer signing done before Newcastle United depart for Portugal at the end of the week.
Sunderland face strong competition from Bolton Wanderers for summer target Charlie Wyke.
Aston Villa forward Ross McCormack is being lined up in an audacious move by League One Sunderland.
EXPRESS & STAR
West Brom hope to announce their new assistant head coach early this week after holding productive talks with Belgium coach Graeme Jones.
Wolves are hoping to step up their transfer business this week as Nuno Espirito Santo aims to get his squad ready for their Premier League return.
THE DAILY ECHO
Southampton will likely need to move players on first if they are to sign anyone else this summer, according to Mark Hughes.
HULL DAILY MAIL
Hull have been linked with a move for Manchester City youngster Brandon Barker as they continue their hunt to bolster their attacking options.
Tony Mowbray says Blackburn Rovers are looking to bring in a new central defender after sanctioning a loan move for Scott Wharton.
Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe is refusing to rule out the possibility of Junior Stanislas being fit for the start of the new campaign - but admits he faces a race against time.
Demarai Gray expects Harry Maguire to stay at Leicester City amid speculation regarding the centre-back's future.
Harry Maguire is setting his sights high but insists he's really happy at Leicester City.
Burton Albion will not be offering Tomas Egert a new deal to join them in League One.
Nottingham Forest could be tempted into further transfer business, even if their quest to land West Ham right-back Sam Byram is successful this week.
THE PINK UN
Former Newcastle United goalkeeper Tim Krul is reportedly on the verge of joining Norwich City on a free transfer.
Daniel Farke is relaxed about his contract situation at Norwich City and is in no rush to start talks with the club.
THE BOLTON NEWS
Bolton triallist Stephen Ireland missed out on a chance to impress manager Phil Parkinson on Saturday because of a calf injury.
WIGAN EVENING POST
Paul Cook says Wigan Athletic's return for pre-season training has been made so much easier due to the professionalism of his players.
Gary Bowyer has heaped praise on Blackpool defender Curtis Tilt for the manner in which he has dealt with the ongoing speculation regarding his future.
Ipswich Town have agreed a fee of £750,000 for Bristol Rovers striker Ellis Harrison.
Chris Wilder has confirmed Sheffield United are refusing to withdraw a bid, believed to be in the region of £5m, for Martyn Waghorn as they attempt to test Ipswich Town's resolve to retain the centre-forward's services.
Wednesday chief Jos Luhukay would like the summer transfer window to close even earlier than August 9.
Mikael Lustig has jetted back into Glasgow in order to help shore up Celtic's defensive crisis although it is thought that there will be no cutting into the holiday time of Dedryck Boyata this week.