The latest from Monday's regional newspapers as Man Utd are linked with a move for Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci.
Ex-Hull boss Steve Bruce thanks fans for their "unwavering" support but says he left "for the sake of the club".
Egyptian winger Ramadan Sobhi is Stoke's first summer signing after joining from Al Ahly for a fee that could rise to £5m.
Goalkeeper Vito Mannone insists Sunderland's players are still feeling positive despite the managerial upheaval.
Stoke City have completed a deal to sign highly-rated Egypt winger Ramadan Sobhi for a fee that could rise to €6m (£5m) after his work permit is granted.
Manchester United's tour of China took another turn for the worse as their International Champions Cup clash with Manchester City was called off due to concerns over the state of the pitch in Beijing.
Wales midfielder Joe Allen will have a medical at Stoke on Monday ahead of a £13m move from Liverpool.
Steve Bruce has revealed his regret at leaving Hull City as the club drew up a five-man shortlist to replace him.