Regional Paper Talk
Last Updated: 15/10/19 2:39pm
A round-up of the top stories and gossip making the back pages of the regional newspapers.
MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS
Manchester United are braced for a testing January transfer window, with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hopeful of bringing in a forward but high-level sources saying the winter market will be 'difficult' to compete in.
Daniel Levy has admitted Tottenham's summer rebuild was hampered by an inability to get unwanted players off the club's wage bill.
Olivier Giroud is considering leaving Chelsea if he continues to be involved as a substitute in games.
Leyton Orient are set to appoint Carl Fletcher as their new permanent boss.
Millwall are considering Gareth Ainsworth, Gary Rowett and caretaker boss Adam Barrett to replace Neil Harris as manager.
EXPRESS AND STAR
West Brom have still not received a penny for Louie Barry from Barcelona, despite the forward's debut for their U19 side at the weekend.
Arsenal legend Patrick Vieira has revealed it is his dream to manage the club at some point in the future.
Watford have reportedly rejected a request from Brazilian side Fluminense to keep starlet Joao Pedro at the club until mid-2020. The 18-year-old has scored 10 goals for the club but will move to Vicarage Road in January.
Bournemouth are set to receive a payment from Aston Villa as part of a clause over Tyrone Mings' international debut, according to reports.
Brighton are ready to resist any offers to sell highly-rated defender Ben White, who has impressed in a loan spell with Leeds.
Nottingham Forest are reportedly closing in on a deal to sign 21-year-old triallist Ilyas El Khabchi.
HULL DAILY MAIL
Hull City's payout after club-record signing Ryan Mason was forced to retire has been revealed as £1m.
Bristol City's search for a free agent striker has seen them bring former Sevilla and Barcelona B forward Rodri to the club for a trial.
Bolton have handed a trial to ex-Derby midfielder Timi Elsnik, four years after he won the Rams' scholar of the year award.
GLASGOW EVENING TIMES
Celtic are on the verge of appointing Nick Hammond in a permanent role in the club's backroom staff.