All The Latest Football News And Transfer Gossips This Evening (12/03/2018)
LONDON EVENING STANDARD
Real Madrid are looking at Hajduk Split goalkeeper Karlo Letica as a cheaper alternative to Chelsea’s Thibaut Courtois.
Newcastle United want to sign Kenedy from Chelsea on a permanent basis this summer.
Arsenal will assess Shkodran Mustafi’s groin injury on Monday as the defender faces a race to prove his fitness ahead of Thursday’s Europa League return leg with AC Milan.
MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS
Benjamin Mendy will not be rushed back for Manchester City – despite being desperate to play. The French left-back is back in training with the Premier League leaders after six months on the sidelines following cruciate ligament knee surgery.
Liverpool are chasing Real Madrid star Luka Modric but face a battle to land the Croatia international’s signature, according to reports in Spain.
Kevin Mirallas’ loan at Olympiakos has been hit after officials confirmed an indefinite suspension of all games in the Greek Superleague.
Wolves chairman Jeff Shi has hit out at Aston Villa and Leeds United, branding their actions ‘laughable’. Villa, who thumped Wolves 4-1 at Villa Park on Saturday evening, are among a clutch of Championship teams to have voiced their concerns to the EFL over their rivals’ relationship with super-agent Jorge Mendes.
West Bromwich Albion will hold talks with beleaguered manager Alan Pardew today as the search for the club’s next manager continues.
EXPRESS & STAR
Wolves’ squad will visit China this summer if the team wins promotion to the Premier League, Jeff Shi has revealed.
Xherdan Shaqiri can one day make a return trip to the Champions League with one of Europe’s biggest clubs, according to Paul Lambert.
HULL DAILY MAIL
Abel Hernandez has left the door ajar for an extended stay with Hull City after admitting he has held contract talks to remain at the KCOM beyond this season.
Wolverhampton Wanderers face competition to bring Willy Boly to Molineux on a permanent deal in the summer, according to reports in Portugal.
Leicester City are jetting to Spain to prepare for next weekend’s FA Cup quarter-final with Chelsea.
Derby County captain Richard Keogh has accused Nottingham Forest’s players of going down too easily during the goalless draw between the sides at the City Ground.
Mauricio Pellegrino still believes he can lead Southampton to Premier League survival.
Ryan Fraser has been called up by newly-appointed Scotland boss Alex McLeish for friendlies against Costa Rica and Hungary – despite recent back trouble.
SOUTH WALES EVENING POST
Reports in Italy have suggested that AC Milan are closing in on a deal to snap up Swansea City star Ki Sung-Yueng on a free transfer at the end of the season.
Brighton boss Chris Hughton will abandon widespread changes in the FA Cup for Saturday evening’s quarter-final against Manchester United at Old Trafford.
Anthony Knockaert has been told there is no defence for the red card challenge which has sidelined Albion’s French winger for at least five weeks.