Regional Paper Talk: Manchester United step up chase for Hirving Lozano
Last Updated: 18/09/18 11:40pm
A round-up of the top football stories and transfer gossip making the back pages of Tuesday's regional newspapers.
WEST LONDON SPORT
Aston Villa have expressed an interest in Steven Caulker.
LONDON EVENING STANDARD
It is as yet unclear whether Arsenal will appoint a direct replacement for Ivan Gazidis.
Tickets for Tottenham's League Cup third-round match against Watford at Stadium MK have gone on sale to MK Dons supporters.
Olivier Giroud believes his battle with Alvaro Morata to lead the line for Chelsea will help fire the club to the title in Maurizio Sarri's first season in charge.
MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS
Gareth Bale has refused to rule out a return to the Premier League.
Marcus Rashford is among four players Manchester United have added to their Champions League squad ahead of Wednesday night's group stage opener at Young Boys.
Florian Lejeune has passed another key milestone as the Newcastle United centre-back continues his recovery from knee-ligament surgery.
Friday could prove to be Didier Ndong's last chance to seal an exit from the Stadium of Light with the Portuguese window remaining open for a few more days.
Paul Devlin has urged Che Adams to make himself indispensable to Birmingham City and establish himself as the club's most potent goal threat.
James Morrison is facing a fitness battle to be ready for West Bromwich Albion's match against Bristol City.
EXPRESS AND STAR
Matt Doherty says there's no doubt Wolves belong in the Premier League - as he pledged not to change his game.
Conor Hourihane believes a play-off final hangover may have contributed to Villa's sluggish start to the season.
Darren Moore has faith his defenders will bounce back from a bad day at the office against Birmingham City in tonight's home fixture against an in-form Bristol City side.
HULL DAILY MAIL
John Terry has confirmed he is still 'undecided' as to where he will end up after snubbing Russian club Spartak Moscow.
Marc Albrighton has dismissed suggestions that the Leicester City players are unhappy with Claude Puel's methods.
Former Leicester City star Riyad Mahrez has been backed to become a success at Manchester City following his record-breaking summer move to the Premier League champions.
Gboly Ariyibi's career development would be better served by playing regular football, says Aitor Karanka. The Nottingham Forest winger turned down the opportunity of a loan move back to his former club Chesterfield last week, as he failed to be enticed by the prospect of dropping down to play in the National League.
Eddie Howe urged Bournemouth not to "get comfortable" following their flying start to the Premier League season.
On-loan Bournemouth striker Sam Surridge has set his sights on topping the League Two goalscoring charts. The 20-year-old frontman in July joined up with Oldham on a season-long deal and has struck five goals in his past five games in all competitions.
Mark Hughes admitted the point against Brighton felt more like a defeat but believes his team are moving in the right direction.
Swansea City boss Graham Potter has revealed that Bersant Celina and Jay Fulton will miss the game against Stoke City.
Troy Deeney has backed Watford team-mate Nathaniel Chalobah to become a player worth £50m, providing he can play consistently.
Christian Kabasele believes he is doing all he can to earn a recall to the Belgium national side.
Brighton boss Chris Hughton saluted the character of his players in saving a draw at Southampton.
Stuart McCall has backed boss Steven Gerrard to lead by example and inspire Rangers in his first season in the dugout.