REAL Madrid – despite forking out a world record transfer fee for Gareth Bale – will use the £42.4m from the sale of 24-year-old Mesut Ozil to Arsenal, to make a move for either Liverpool striker Luis Suarez, 26, or Monaco forward Radamel Falcao, 27, when the transfer window reopens in January. The Marca carries that story.
LYON striker Bafetimbi Gomis says he had agreed a move to Newcastle but that the switch fell through when the Tyneside club asked him to lower his wage demands says the Chronicle
FORMER Reading and Hull midfielder Stephen Hunt, 32, who has been without a club since leaving Wolves in the summer, is on the verge of being offered a deal at Blackpool. The Daily Mirror reports that one.
MARTIN Montoya's agent has left the door open for the Barcelona defender, 22, to make a move to Arsenal or Liverpool with a new contract at the club seemingly far from agreed says the Daily Express.
SHEFFIELD Wednesday want Stoke and England Under-21 goalkeeper Jack Butland on loan according to the Daily Mail.
FORMER Chelsea and Liverpool midfielder Yossi Benayoun, 33, is poised to sign for Getafe. The Israel international is a free agent after Chelsea failed to renew his contract when it expired back in June. That's from the Daily Mirror.
THE DAILY Mirrow also reports that Manchester United boss David Moyes is ready to shake up his scouting system after being stung by criticism following the club's failure to make a big impact in the summer transfer window, and is ready to bring in his own tried and trusted talent spotters.
ENGLAND manager Roy Hodgson believes that people have misjudged Southampton striker Rickie Lambert, including him. The Independent is running with that story.
ENGLAND captain Steven Gerrard has emphasised the importance of his team's players keeping their discipline in the World Cup qualifying match against Ukraine tonight. And that one is from the Daily Mirror.