The Mirror's Chat Zone column rates the Scottish international at £10m and suggests Glenn Hoddle will turn to him if any attempts to land Liverpool's Jamie Redknapp fail.
The News of the World and Sunday Peopl report the extension of Canadian youngster Lars Hirschfeld's trial period at the club. The goalkeeper has impressed in recent reserve outings.
The People's Hotline gossip pages also suggest that Roma will pip us and Chelsea to £7m-rated Italian striker Massimo Maccarone, who made his senior debut as a substitute against England in last week's friendly.
The Sunday Mirror link us with Rangers midfieder Barry Ferguson.