Here’s the top transfer-related stories in Thursday’s newspapers…
Manchester United hope to sign Seamus Coleman in the January window in a deal that would be worth at least £20m to everton. United believe it is more likely the right-back can be bought in the summer but are exploring what would represent the considerable coup of acquiring the 26-year-old immediately. (The Guardian).
Alan Pardew wants at least three new players to join him in Crystal Palace’s survival fight. The incoming Eagles boss has earmarked Swansea striker Bafetimbi Gomis as his his top target, but Aston villa misfit darren baffet is also under consideration. (Daily Star)
Tony Pulis has been promised a January transfer fund by West Brom – and is weighing up a move for peter crouch. Pulis is set to be announced as Albion’s new head coach on Thursday, to succeed the sacked Alan Irvine, and wants to be reunited with the Stoke striker.(Daily Mirror)
Chelsea are poised to complete the £7m signing of Croatian striker Andrej Kramaric and will send him straight on loan to Vitesse Arnhem. (Daily Telegraph)
Swansea chairman Huw Jenkins insists the club have received no bids for Chelsea and manchester city target wilfrued bony (Daily Star).
Arsenal have been dealt a blow in their attempts to sign a new midfielder in the January transfer window after Legia Warsaw rejected their opening bid for the highly-rated youngster Krystian Bielik. (Metro)