The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable Internet links.
David Platt, an assistant manager at City, watched the 17- year-old play at Brighton last weekend. The midfielder is also wanted by Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur.
Chelsea may lose out on signing Atletico Madrid striker Falcao to Paris Saint-German, the Sun reported.
Falcao, who is valued at 48 million pounds, prefers Paris over London. “France is a really fantastic country - and PSG have an ambitious sporting project in place,” the paper quoted the player as saying.
Malanda-Adje has played in every game for the Belgian club since he joined them from Lille.
“Looks like I’m on my way to the top of the Premier League,” Zaha wrote on his Twitter page before deleting it.
Chelsea has made an 8.5 million pound bid for Celta Vigo forward Iago Aspas, the Daily Star reported.
The 25-year-old player has scored eight times in 18 games this season.
Chelsea may allow the player to stay with his Spanish club until the end of the season.
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