Football: Regional Paper Talk

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The top stories and transfer rumours from the back pages of the regional newspapers on Thursday.
LONDON EVENING STANDARD
Juventus are interested in signing Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere.
Arsenal hope they have sparked a bidding war between Barcelona and Manchester United over captain Thomas Vermaelen having indicated their preference to sell to a European club.
Paris Saint-Germain and Monaco are poised to make bids for Petr Cech should he not start the season as Chelsea’s first-choice goalkeeper.
LIVERPOOL ECHO
Kevin Mirallas’ return to Everton action is ahead of schedule after the Belgium international came back to training earlier than required.
NEWCASTLE CHRONICLE
Newcastle United have announced their squad numbers for the coming season with with Rolando Aarons getting the number 16 shirt and number five left vacant.
SUNDERLAND ECHO
Alfred N’Diaye is due to make a decision on his future in the next 24 hours after Sunderland accepted a bid from Real Betis.
Charis Mavrias will be handed a chance as a wingman in Sunderland’s remaining two friendlies, as reward for his contribution at full-back during pre-season.
THE DAILY ECHO
Southampton will look to wrap up the signing of England goalkeeper Fraser Forster after completing the signing of Saphir Taider.
LANCASHIRE TELEGRAPH
Blackburn Rovers have taken an international team-mate of striker Rudy Gestede on trial.
SOUTH WALES EVENING POST
Huw Jenkins reckons Swansea City will bolster their squad before the Premier League opener at Manchester United as Chico Flores closes in on a £4million Liberty exit.
NEWHAM RECORDER
West Ham co-owner David Sullivan has claimed that the Hammers have made offers for three or four strikers in recent days to fill the void left by Andy Carroll.
YORKSHIRE EVENING POST
Leeds United president Massimo Cellino hinted at the arrival of another striker and centre-back before the end of the transfer window after putting the finishing touches to Frederik Sorensen’s loan from Juventus.
EVENING GAZETTE
Spanish full back Damia Abella will jet into Teesside today to sign for Boro.
Boro aim to complete the signing of Huddersfield midfielder Adam Clayton today.
READING POST
Reading are hopeful of completing the triple signing of Simon Cox, Jamie Mackie and Anton Ferdinand before the weekend.
EVENING TIMES
Celtic boss Ronny Deila will today start picking up the pieces of his shattered Champions League dream and start rebuilding for next season.

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