Football: Sunday Paper Talk

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The biggest headlines and transfer rumours from UK national newspapers on Sunday, July 13.
Manchester City are also looking to offload several squad players to fund a surprise move for Everton and England star Ross Barkley, while a £32m deal for Porto and France defender Eliaquim Mangala is close to being sealed.
Liverpool will have to hand Ajax £2m from the sale of striker Luis Suarez to Barcelona after the Dutch giants inserted a sell-on clause in his contract when he moved to Anfield in 2011.
The Reds are potentially interested in Swansea striker Wilfried Bony, but he is only one of several names on a shortlist which also includes Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema.
Arsenal are seeking a goalkeeper to put pressure on Wojciech Szczesny, with Norwich’s John Ruddy on their radar along with Costa Rica and Levante’s Keylor Navas.
Newcastle do not want to meet Sporting Lisbon’s £5m valuation of England Under-21 defender Eric Dier.
West Ham are trying to bring Aston Villa midfielder Fabian Delph to the club for a fee of £5m.
Former Arsenal and Nottingham Forest striker Tony Woodcock says England don’t have the same winning mentality as Germany. 
Liverpool will reinvest most of the money they receive for Luis Suarez’s move to Barcelona in new players.
Manchester United winger Wilfried Zaha could move to Dynamo Moscow, while Newcastle and former club Crystal Palace are also keen on the 21-year-old.
Newcastle centre-back Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa is in talks with Lyon about a possible return to French football.
Former Arsenal midfielder Emmanuel Frimpong looks set to join Austrian side Sturm Graz after being released by Barnsley.
Leicester are interested in QPR striker Charlie Austin and would be willing to pay up to £6m for the 25-year-old.
Liverpool will listen to offers for full-back Martin Kelly, who has struggled for first-team football since suffering a serious knee injury, but striker Fabio Borini will return to Anfield after his loan spell at Sunderland.
Tottenham are ahead of Arsenal in the race to sign Southampton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin.
Chelsea would like to sign Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba but the £60m price tag means that Paris St Germain’s Javier Pastore is a more realistic target at £25m.
Manchester United winger Wilfried Zaha could return to former club Crystal Palace for £10m after a disastrous spell at Old Trafford.
Arsenal are planning to sign Germany pair Sami Khedira and Lars Bender.
Nine clubs are keen on signing Manchester City midfielder Jack Rodwell, whose career has stalled since moving to the Etihad from Everton in 2012.
Liverpool are closing in on a £20 deal for Swansea striker Wilfried Bony, and are also keen on Swans left-back Ben Davies.
New Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal wants to bring Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal, Real Madrid winger Angel di Maria and Borussia Dortmund centre-back Mats Hummels to the club.
Manchester United will listen to offers for Wilfried Zaha, Bebe, Anderson, Marouane Fellani, Danny Wellbeck and Javier Hernandez.
England striker Rickie Lambert could be handed Liverpool’s famous number seven jersey – previously worn by Kevin Keegan and Kenny Dalglish – but will hold talks with Reds boss Brendan Rodgers first.
West Ham are set to sign Ecuador striker Enner Valencia, with a £12m fee agreed with his club side Pachuca.
The global television audience for the World Cup final is expected to top one billion for the first time on Sunday.
Juventus are preparing a £20m bid for Tottenham and Brazil midfielder Paulinho.
Former Leyton Orient owner Barry Hearn, who recently sold the club to Italian billionaire Francesco Becchetti, believes all 92 Premier League and Football league clubs will soon be under foreign control.
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is refusing to sanction the proposed sale of centre-back Thomas Vermaelen to Manchester United.
Newcastle’s eight-month pursuit of France and Montpellier midfielder Remy Cabella could be nearing an end, with a £12m deal close to be agreed.
Sunderland are hoping to sign on-loan full-back Marcos Alonso from Fiorentina on a permanent deal and have made a formal offer for the 23-year-old.
Tottenham will reject any approach from Barcelona for defender Jan Vertongen.
Brazil’s World Cup failure cost their players a potential bonus of £2m each.
Manchester United’s pursuit of Real Madrid’s Angel di Maria and Bayern Munich’s Toni Kroos looks set to fail, with both players preferring to move elsewhere with the club out of the Champions League.

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