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Away from the transfer windown news, Manchester United star Adnan Januzaj wants to commit his international future to England, reports Martin Blackburn of The Sun (subscription required).
Januzaj is eligible to play for Albania and Belgium, but has told friends he wants to be considered for the Three Lions, claims Blackburn.
Meanwhile, England manager Roy Hodgson has begun a charm offensive on the mayor of Manaus in Brazil, report Donna Bowater and Ben Rumsby of the Daily Telegraph.
Hodgson inadvertently offended Manaus officials in the wake of comments after England were drawn to face Italy in the Amazon region during the World Cup finals.
Back in the world of transfers, Crystal Palace have signed Tom Ince on loan from Blackpool until the end of the season, reports The Sun (subscription required).
Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi says only financial limits prevent his club from signing Lionel Messi from Barcelona, according to Simon Rice of The Independent.