Football:Sunday Paper Talk

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All the top stories and transfer lines from the national newspapers on Sunday July 6.
THE SUNDAY TIMES
Real Madrid are confident of signing Colombia’s World Cup star James Rodriguez from Monaco, with a fee of £70m expected to be enough to prise him from Monaco. 
Barcelona and Chile forward Alexis Sanchez will not be part of the deal to take Luis Suarez from Liverpool to the Nou Camp, with Arsenal leading the chase to bring the 25-year-old to the Premier League.
THE SUN ON SUNDAY
Samir Nasri will have to take a drop in his basic wage to sign a new four-year deal with Manchester City, who are pursuing a policy of boosting bonus payments for success.
Midfielder Diego Poyet, the son of Sunderland boss Gus, will join West Ham on a five-year deal from Charlton once a compensation deal for the Addicks is agreed.
Cardiff want free agent Brede Hangeland, 33, to replace Steven Caulker if the centre-back does leave the club.
Shinji Kagawa will demand talks about his future at Manchester United amid rumours of a return to Borussia Dortmund.
THE OBSERVER
Netherlands boss Louis van Gaal says he did not talk to first-choice goalkeeper Casper Cillessen about the plan to bring Newcastle’s Tim Krul on for the penalty shootout victory ver Costa Rica at the World Cup.
Former England and Chelsea full-back Ashley Cole is poised to sign a two-year deal with Italian side Roma.
Newcastle right-back Mathieu Debuchy is in talks with Arsenal over an £8m move to the Emirates
THE MAIL ON SUNDAY
Liverpool skipper Steven Gerrard could start just half of his side’s games next season to allow the 34-year-old to last the course until May.
QPR’s play-off hero Bobby Zamora has agreed a new one-year deal to stay at Loftus Road next season.
Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino is eyeing a move for 20-year-old Nottingham Forest defender Jamaal Laschelles.
THE INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY
Colombia defender Juan Zuninga’s tackle on Neymar, which left the Brazil striker out of the World Cup with a fractured vertebra, has been branded “evil” and “violent” by Selecao legend Ronaldo.
SUNDAY EXPRESS
Liverpool centre-back Martin Skrtel is a transfer target for Galatasaray, with Reds boss Brendan Rodgers prepared to let the 29-year-old leave if he is able to sign a replacement.
Incoming Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal has told the club to find buyers for Marouane Fellani and Wilfried Zaha.
Cardiff will allow captain Steven Caulker to make his own decision over a prospective move to QPR.
Former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard was the only member of England’s World Cup squad to be invited to the Royal Box at Wimbledon this year.
SUNDAY MIRROR
Liverpool are expected to bank £75.5m if striker Luis Suarez does sign for Barcelona, although the Reds have not given up hope of bringing Alexis Sanchez to Anfield as part of the deal.
Arsenal will bring in either Germany and Real Madrid star Sami Khedira or France and Southampton’s Morgan Schneiderlin.
Manchester City expect striker Edin Dzeko to sign a new deal, despite the 27-year-old having just 12 months left on his current contract and continuing interest from Roma and Inter Milan.
USA full-back DeAndre Yedlin is attracting interest from several European clubs, including Liverpool, with the Seattle Sounders player believed to be on a salary of £60,000-a-year.
QPR boss Harry Redknapp will have to persuade the club’s board to rubberstamp his move for 35-year-old centre-back Rio Ferdinand, with senior figures at the club reluctant to spend £100,000-a-week on the former Manchester United star’s wages.
Striker Marouane Chamakh will take a 50% pay-cut to sign a two-year deal to stay at Crystal Palace.
DAILY STAR SUNDAY
Manchester United will have to pay £50m plus £12m-rated winger Nani if they want to bring midfielder Arturo Vidal to Old Trafford from Juventus.
Newcastle will move to sign Micah Richards from Manchester City if they lose full-back Mathieu Debuchy to Arsenal, although they will face competition from West Brom, Everton and Hull.
Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas is interested in a move to Arsenal after tiring of being second choice at Real Madrid.
Former Swansea boss Michael Laudrup is keen to bring Chelsea legend John Terry to Qatar, where he is now managing Lekhwiya.
Southampton are eyeing a move for Lokomotiv Moscow striker Dame N’Doye.
Tottenham are attempting to hijack Liverpool’s bid to sign Southampton centre-back Dejan Lovren.

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