Football rumours from the UK media
The latest gossip and rumours from the newspapers and online:
The Daily Telegraph is reporting that Tottenham are ready to give midfielder ERIC DIER a new five-year deal worth £70,000 a week.
The Liverpool Echo writes that Chelsea are considering a £50million offer for Everton striker ROMELU LUKAKU. The Toffees want £65million for the Belgium frontman.
The Sunderland Echo reports that Sunderland want £2million compensation from the Football Association for manager SAM ALLARDYCE to take charge of England.
Watford are interested in Lille midfielder SOFIANE BOUFAL, who found the net 11 times in Ligue 1 last season, according to the Watford Observer.
And finally, the Leicester Mercury reports that West Brom are preparing an improved bid for Leicester midfielder JEFFREY SCHLUPP after having a £9million offer rejected.