Regional Paper Talk: Jan Vertonghen expects to sign new Tottenham deal
Last Updated: 05/09/18 2:45pm
Back-page headlines and transfer rumours from Wednesday's regional newspapers.
LONDON EVENING STANDARD
Jan Vertonghen has said he expects Tottenham to extend his contract by a year, keeping him at the club until 2020.
Marcos Alonso insists he is fully committed to Chelsea and has no desire to seek a move back to Spain.
Charlton's absentee owner Roland Duchatelet has said supporters' protests have no effect on him but he described investing in football as "the mistake of my life".
MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS
Manchester City new boy Daniel Arzani has been left out of Celtic's Europa League squad.
Rhian Brewster has revealed how a text message from Jurgen Klopp helped him know that he was in the Liverpool manager's long-term plans at Anfield.
Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson admits he still needs to improve after signing a new five-year contract.
Everton striker Cenk Tosun has explained why he's enjoying playing under a younger and hungrier manager in Marco Silva.
Martin Dubravka admits he sees himself staying at Newcastle United for a "long time" after his excellent start to life at St James' Park.
Aston Villa's owners have pumped a further £11m into the club to cover costs, it can be revealed.
EXPRESS & STAR
Matt Doherty has hailed Wolves new boy Joao Moutinho as 'world class' - as he admitted he questioned himself after his Leicester off-day.
Tottenham midfielder Marcus Edwards is looking to make strides in his professional career during his loan at Eredivisie side Excelsior Rotterdam.
Scotland Under-19s international Harry Souttar is happy to bide his time in his quest to win a first-team place at Stoke City.
THE DAILY ECHO
Danny Ings insists he hasn't given up on his England dream.
Adrien Silva has reaffirmed his commitment to Leicester City amid reports he is targeting a January return to Sporting Lisbon.
Jack Ross expects Jerome Sinclair to be part of his matchday squad on Saturday after the forward made a surprise return to action on Tuesday night.
Hull City boss Nigel Adkins says Chris Martin has looked "exceptional" in training since joining from Derby County - but added that the striker will still face a battle to break into the team.
Nottingham Forest are still pursuing other targets after signing midfielder Panagiotis Tachtsidis.
HULL DAILY MAIL
Hull City vice-chairman Ehab Allam has revealed the club could be sold before Christmas, saying a number of interested parties are currently in discussions.
Former Premier League midfielder George Boateng has joined Blackburn Rovers as coach of the club's Under-13s side.
THE PINK UN
Wes Hoolahan could be coming up against Norwich City later this season with West Brom interested in signing the former Republic of Ireland international.
Former Reading striker Noel Hunt has claimed his biggest regret is that the Royals never had a good crack at the Premier League following their promotion in 2012.
Temporary Blackpool boss Terry McPhillips has revealed he is set to hold further talks with the club's hierarchy this week over the vacant manager's position.