MANCHESTER United are considering a January move for Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke. Old Trafford boss David Moyes - who had the 22-year-old watched in Belgium's victory over Scotland on Friday - is interested in adding more height and strength to his striking options. The Daily Mirror carries that story.
CELTIC plan to make another offer for Peterborough playmaker Lee Tomlin, 24, after having three bids rejected for him in the summer is another Daily Mirror offering.
NEWCASTLE are set to move for Heerenveen striker Alfred Finnbogason when the transfer window reopens in January says The Journal. The 24-year-old Iceland international scored 24 goals in the Dutch top flight last season.
JAMES Milner, 27, may not have started a game for Manchester City so far this season but the midfielder is set to replace the suspended Danny Welbeck for England's game against Ukraine. The Daily Express carries that story,
ENGLAND boss Roy Hodgson could spring a surprise says the Daily Mirror, and opt for the more defensive-minded Chris Smalling at right-back ahead of Kyle Walker.
CARDIFF striker Craig Bellamy, 34, is ready to retire from playing international football for Wales says the Guardian.
BELLAMY plans to travel to Argentina and Spain to learn about the coaching techniques used in those countries when he retires as a player. That's from the Daily Mail.
THE DAILY Mail also reports that former Aston Villa and Sunderland manager Martin O'Neill is understood to be the first choice to replace Giovanni Trapattoni as manager of the Republic of Ireland.
SUNDERLAND manager Paulo Di Canio has been left furious after his senior side lost a friendly against the club's Under-21s. He was also angered that details of the match were leaked says the Daily Mirror.