Tottenham has reportedly opened initial negotiations over a contract extension with striker Harry Kane. What the papers say The Independent reports that Chairman Daniel Levy is desperate to retain the 27-year-old at Spurs for the best years of his career, especially given the considerable interest of a variety of clubs, including Manchester City and Paris St. Germain. According to The Athletic, the role of Frank Lampard as Chelsea manager is at risk after a series of lackluster results. In a 3-1 loss to Manchester City on Sunday, the Blues suffered their fourth defeat in six games. Club bosses have already begun searching for alternatives, according to The Athletic, should Lampard be unable to quickly steady the ship.
The Daily Express notes that Arsenal is planning to bring back 24-year-old midfielder Lucas Torreira from his loan spell at Atletico Madrid. Lucas Torreira has had a difficult time at Atletico Madrid (John Walton/PA). Since arriving in Spain, Torreira has only played two LaLiga games and it is unclear if he will play any role in the second half of the season. Lucas Digne has established himself as a key player for Everton (Clive Brunskill/PA) Everton is reportedly close to defender Lucas Digne’s new contract. The Liverpool Echo claims that the club is keen to lock him down for longer, though the 27-year-old is just halfway through his five-year deal. According to The Sun, Southampton has expressed an interest in signing Leicester winger Demarai Gray. “In June, the 24-year-old is out of his Leicester deal and the Saints are willing to sign Gray on a free transfer in the summer. Social media round-upChed Evans in advanced negotiations on a free transfer to Preston after leaving Fleetwood on “discipline and behavioral problems”| @reluctantnicko https://t. Co/TWkyHgsmut-The Sun Football (@TheSunFootball) January 4, 2021Christian Eriksen ‘offered by Inter Milan’https://t.co/8SjwRiQfZt-The Sun Football (@TheSunFootball) January 3, 2021Christian Eriksen’ offered to Real Madrid and Atletico by Inter Milan’https://t.co/8SjwRiQfZt-The Sun Football (@TheSunFootball) January 3, 2021Players to watchMoise Kean may soon find a permanent home with Paris St Germain (Michael Regan/PA)Moise Kean: