Deadline day countdown: August 28
The latest transfer stories concerning clubs in the North West prior to Thursday's deadline...
Lancashire Post: Preston North End boss Alex Neil says they don’t have to sell anybody amid an apparent £8m offer from Reading for Jordan Hugill.
Blackpool Gazette: Blackpool boss Gary Bowyer hasn’t ruled out adding to his squad – provided it is the right player who becomes available.
Wigan Observer: Wigan Athletic assistant boss Leam Richardson says the club remains on the lookout for fresh blood.
Burnley Express: Clarets’ boss Sean Dyche remains keen to add to his squad ahead of Thursday’s deadline.
Blackpool Gazette: Fleetwood Town head coach Uwe Rosler hopes he can keep hold of in-form striker Devante Cole.
BBC Radio Lancashire: Morecambe boss Jim Bentley is trying to bring in another striker before the transfer window closes.
Daily Telegraph: Liverpool have made an enquiry over a possible £55m move for Monaco’s Thomas Lemar.
Daily Mail: Swansea City will offer Manchester City £13m in a bid to re-sign striker Wilfried Bony.