TUESDAY FOOTBALL RUMOURS: Chesterfield Spireites, Sheffield Wednesday, Sheffield United, Derby County


Can Chesterfield capitalise on York’s striker shortage? Plus all today’s football rumours and backpages:

Chesterfield will be looking to build on Saturday’s battling win at Northampton Town tonight when they face York City in League Two. Full story: DT

York boss Nigel Worthington could be left short of strikers as Ryan Jarvis is definitely out of the home game against Chesterfield and Ryan Bowman is doubtful. Full story: Sky

CENTRE-BACK John McCombe is unlikely to solve a potential striker shortage at York City by playing up front against Chesterfield tomorrow night. Full story: YorkPress

PRESTON winger Will Hayhurst will go straight into York City’s squad for tomorrow’s home match with promotion hopefuls Chesterfield. Full story: YorkPress

John Brayford has revealed he joined Sheffield United to repay a debt of gratitude owed to Nigel Clough. Full story: SheffieldTelegraph

Sheffield United have confirmed supporters will be offered free coach travel to next month’s FA Cup fourth round replay at Fulham. Full story: TheStar

Newly-appointed Sheffield Wednesday head coach Stuart Gray is urging defender Oguchi Onyewu to stay grounded as the Owls prepare to take on fellow strugglers Millwall tonight. Full story: TheStar

Milan Mandaric has told The Star there is a “good chance” Sheffield Wednesday will bring talismanic striker Connor Wickham back to Hillsborough. Full story: TheStar

DERBY County skipper Richard Keogh expects a different game when they meet Yeovil Town for a second time this season tonight. Full story: DerbyTelegraph

Does Derby County’s Patrick Bamford remind you of a young Fernando Torres? Full story: DerbyTelegraph

And nationally:

www.dailymail.co.uk: Chelsea and Atletico Madrid have agreed a sensational swap deal that could see Diego Costa at Stamford Bridge next season, according to reports in the Spanish media.

www.independent.co.uk: Manchester United expect to be forced to wait until the summer to challenge Chelsea for the signature of Southampton’s Luke Shaw, with time now running against them in the last five days of the transfer window.

www.thetimes.co.uk: David Moyes declared this afternoon that Juan Mata, Manchester United’s new £37.1 million club-record acquisition from Chelsea, will be the first of many high-class arrivals at Old Trafford.

www.dailyexpress.co.uk: MONACO are tossing up between Manchester United’s Javier Hernandez and Southampton’s Dani Osvaldo as they try to compensate for the loss of Colombian forward Radamel Falcao.

www.theguardian.co.uk: Arsène Wenger is set to sign a new contract at Arsenal and will be given a huge transfer budget in the summer following the club’s £150m kit deal – the biggest in English football history.

www.dailytelegraph.co.uk: Liverpool supporters concerned about being priced out of FA Cup tie at Emirates Stadium, with tickets expected to cost almost £100.

www.dailymirror.co.uk: Leighton Baines has signed a new four-year deal at Everton - ending speculation about his long-term future.