The lead story this morning was going to be that West Ham United is interested in a loan deal for Andy Carroll, but West Ham co-owner David Gold has denied that the club has made any contact. Oh well, that would have been a great story!

Breaking news — Now, The Guardian is reporting that West Ham co-owner David Gold has admitted possible interest in signing Andy Carroll on a loan deal. Possible? Could he be more committed?

Here are the Premier League news stories of the day: