Regional Paper Talk
Last Updated: 14/08/19 2:16pm
A round-up of the top stories and gossip making the back pages of Wednesday's regional newspapers.
LONDON EVENING STANDARD
Alex Iwobi has revealed he left Arsenal to shake off his tag of being a youngster and to make a name for himself at Everton.
Tottenham do not expect Fernando Llorente to return to the club on a free transfer.
MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS
Kevin De Bruyne believes that Manchester City may need to adjust their playing style during the upcoming Premier League season as teams will change their tactics when facing City.
Marco Silva says Everton were met with some "unbelievable" asking prices for Premier League players this summer.
Lee Charnley says that Newcastle are committed to adding new signings at St James' Park ahead of a training ground revamp.
EXPRESS & STAR
Neil Taylor has dismissed criticism of Villa's summer spending and declared: "Without it, we would have been playing five-a-side games!"
THE DAILY ECHO
Summer signing Kevin Danso has highlighted manager Ralph Hasenhuttl as being a "pivotal" reason for joining Southampton.
Watford have confirmed that youngsters Dan Phillips and Jayden Bennetts have both completed paperwork on their one-year contracts.
Defender Nathan Ake believes "driven" Arnaut Danjuma will be a "very exciting" addition for Bournemouth.
Harvey Barnes could be pushing for a Leicester City start after Brendan Rodgers admitted the winger made his side more threatening.
Jan Siewert says he can understand the vitriolic reaction of fans after Huddersfield Town's shocking exit from the Carabao Cup.
Sunderland have been ordered to shell-out a sum of over 300,000 euros for Ricky Alvarez - over five years after the Argentine joined the club.
Qatari club Al Gharafa say Nottingham Forest midfielder Adlene Guedioura will have a medical with them in Doha on Wednesday, ahead of a potential transfer.
Jonathan Woodgate called the attitude of some of his players into question after Boro's Carabao Cup exit to Crewe, admitting: "We got what we deserved."
Tony Mowbray says 'the Danny Graham factor' is something he will have to consider after the striker played a key role in Rovers' Carabao Cup win over Oldham Athletic.
Paul Lambert remained tight-lipped last night when asked about potential interest in Colchester's Kane Vincent-Young.
Jose Gomes has shrugged off the deadline day rumour linking Reading with an audacious move for Chelsea midfielder Kenedy.
Rangers boss Steven Gerrard has hinted his summer spending could be over.