Here’s the top transfer-related stories in Thursday’s newspapers…

Chelsea have entered talks with Fiorentina over a deal to bring in Colombia winger Juan Cuadrado, 26, during January. (The Guardian)

The Premier League leaders have increased their efforts to sign Cuadrado after having a £20.6m bid rejected on Wednesday. (The Times)

Chelsea are preparing to offset the arrival of Cuadrado with the sale of winger Mohamed Salah, 22, or forward Andre Schurrle, 24. (The Independent)

Germany international Schurrle is set for a move back to his native country to join Wolfsburg. (Daily Express)

Chelsea are also planning a £40m move for Juventus’ 21-year-old France midfielder Paul Pogba, who left Manchester United on a free transfer in 2012. (Daily Express)

Spanish side Valencia are ready to try to beat Liverpool to the signing of Manchester City and England midfielder James Milner, 29. (Daily Mirror)

Manchester United have not received a single official enquiry in January about Brazilian midfielder Anderson, 26, who has not played for the club since August and is officially for sale. (Daily Mail)

Swansea are looking at Blackburn striker Jordan Rhodes, 24, as a potential replacement for Ivory Coast forward Wilfried Bony, 26, who has signed for Manchester City. (Daily Telegraph)

QPR want to sign Italy striker Dani Osvaldo, 29, to save them from relegation – even though Southampton loaned him out to Inter Milan after he headbutted a team-mate. (Daily Mirror)

Newcastle plan to compete with Arsenal for the signature of Ipswich’s 21-year-old defender Tyrone Mings. (Daily Mail)

Arsenal will face competition from Manchester United to sign 24-year-old Villarreal centre-back Gabriel Paulista, who is valued at £16m by the Spanish club. (London Evening Standard)