Here are Tuesday 28th January's hot topics in the eyes of the media that cover The Football League, with a special focus on transfer stories:

Swansea City talk sparks more interest in Blackpool's Tom Ince (The Blackpool Gazette): Half of the Premier League are now interested in Ince after it was revealed that the winger had been allowed to discuss a loan move to Swansea.

Queens Park Rangers to make move for West Ham United defender (GetWestLondon): After right-back Danny Simpson picked up an injury, Harry Redknapp is interested in signing Hammers defender Jordan Spence.

Wolverhampton Wanderers' Leigh Griffiths can make Champions League mark, says Celtic boss Neil Lennon (BBC Sport): Lennon has backed Griffiths to make the transition from Sky Bet League 1 to the Champions League should he move to the Scottish giants.

New Northampton Town boss Chris Wilder won't raid former club (Northampton Chronicle & Echo): Wilder has stated he won't raid Oxford United to bolster his Cobblers squad. 

Steven Pressley confirms second rejected bid for striker Leon Clarke (Coventry Telegraph): The Coventry City manager has said that the League 1 club turned down a second bid from Wolverhampton Wanderers for the wantaway front man.

Mansfield Town boss Paul Cox rocked by club's decision not to make any signings (Mansfield and Ashfield Chad): Despite working tirelessly to try and target new firepower up front, Cox has learned that no funds will be made available to signings as the club are in an expensive legal battle with the former owners.

Sheffield Wednesday hope for Connor Wickham return (The Sheffield Star): Owls chairman Milan Mandaric has said there is a "good chance" Wednesday will bring Wickham back to Hillsborough, after he was recalled by parent club Sunderland. 

Carlisle United on the hunt for four new signings (News and Star): United boss Graham Kavanagh is aiming to strengthen his side with four new signings, with extending the loan of Tom Lawrence a priority.

Everton reportedly make enquiry for Nottingham Forest's Jamaal Lascelles (Nottingham Post): Premier League Everton have made a formal approach for the 20-year-old, joining Arsenal and Liverpool in being interested in the defender.

Loan left-back an option for Bradford City (Bradford Telegraph and Argus): Bantams boss Phil Parkinson is happy to go beyond the transfer deadline to sign a left-back.

These stories have been reproduced from a variety of today's media sources and they do not represent the views of The Football League.

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