Deadline Day Countdown: January 27

Deadline day is looming for clubs up and down the country
Deadline day is looming for clubs up and down the country

Friday’s football stories affecting clubs in the North West

Lancashire Post: Preston North End manager Simon Grayson would like to sign Robbie Keane if the deal is right.

Blackpool Gazette: Blackpool boss Gary Bowyer is looking for defensive reinforcements.

Burnley Express: Clarets’ boss Sean Dyche says the club has a chance with ‘three or four targets’ ahead of next week’s transfer deadline.

Lancashire Post: Other clubs are interested in loan moves for PNE pair Eoin Doyle and Stevie May.

Blackpool Gazette: Seasiders’ boss Gary Bowyer insists players won’t be signed for the sake of it.

Daily Record: Manchester United hope Paul Pogba’s friendship with Antoine Griezmann will aid the club in their pursuit of the latter.

The Times: United’s Anthony Martial is frustrated at the way he’s been treated by manager Jose Mourinho.

The Sun: United defender Matteo Darmian is eyeing a move to Inter Milan.