Who's for Blackburn? The News of the World says Alan Curbishley, reckoning that Rovers will pay Charlton pounds 1.8m in compensation for their respected manager and install him at Ewood Park on pounds 750,000 a year. The People concurs over the salary figure, but believes the recipient will be the former England coach Terry Venables.
Aston Villa are lining up the former Wimbledon manager Joe Kinnear, according to the Mirror, which believes John Gregory will be sacked if Villa lose to Sheffield Wednesday in two weeks' time, a forecast echoed by the People.
Big moves in the transfer market may include Monaco's Marcelo Gallardo for pounds 10m to Manchester United and Bolton's Eidur Gudjohnson for pounds 4m to Derby (NoW).