Football rumours from the UK media
The latest gossip and rumours from the newspapers and online:
The Daily Express is reporting that West Ham are prepared to trigger the £18million release clause of Sunderland defender LAMINE KONE.
The Sun write that Aston Villa are keen to make a £10million move for Norwich winger ROBBIE BRADY.
The Sun also reports that Leicester are in talks to sign Gremio's Brazilian midfielder WALACE.
The Manchester Evening News is reporting that Manchester City will not make any additions to their squad in January except for striker GABRIEL JESUS, who will complete a move from Palmeiras.
And finally, the Mirror reports that striker JORDAN RHODES is set to leave Middlesbrough, with Sheffield Wednesday and Aston Villa waiting to pounce.