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A round-up of all the big stories and transfer gossip making the back pages of today’s national newspapers…
DAILY MIRROR
Liverpool are targeting Swansea striker Wilfried Bony as a potential replacement for Luis Suarez, who is expected to complete a move to Real Madrid. Bony has a £19 million release clause.
Alan Hutton wants crunch talks with Paul Lambert after the Aston Villa boss blocked his move to WBA.
Arsenal are targeting a targeting a big-name signing as a new midfield anchorman, with Bayer Leverkusen’s Lars Bender a strong possibility and Real Madrid’s Sami Khedira a long-term target.
Jan Vertonghen’s agent says the Tottenham star could quit the club with Barcelona interested in the centre-back.
THE SUN
West Ham have made a £12m bid to Mexican side Pachuca for Ecuador striker Enner Valencia, who scored three times at the World Cup.
Arsenal will follow up the signing of Alexis Sanchez with the capture of Atletico Madrid defender Javier Manquillo.
THE TIMES
West Ham are facing competition from Sevilla for Ecuador striker Enner Valencia.
Swansea have asked Spurs for Kyle Naughton to be included as part of any deal to take Ben Davies to White Hart Lane.
DAILY STAR
Manchester United’s new boss Louis van Gaal wants to sign Holland and Aston Villa centre-back Ron Vlaar following his fine performances at the World Cup. QPR are also keen on Vlaar.
Newcastle are weighing up a move for their former striker Demba Ba.
Southampton’s bid to sign Graziano Pelle has stalled with the club unwilling to meet Feyenoord’s £9.5m asking price. Ronald Koeman could now turn his attention to Sunderland’s Connor Wickham.
Nottingham Forest striker Simon Cox is a target of Sheffield Wednesday.
Hull want to sign Southampton centre-back Jose Fonte if they fail in their bid to capture Michael Dawson from Spurs.
DAILY EXPRESS
Patrice Evra has told Manchester United he wants to leave the club and sign for Juventus.
DAILY MAIL
Newcastle are still keen on signing Loic Remy on a permanent deal.
Crystal Palace want Marouane Chamakh to sign a new two-year contract.
Southampton and Stoke are showing an interest in Norwich winger Nathan Redmond.
Fulham have enquired about Sheffield United’s £2m-rated centre-back Harry Maguire.
Arsenal want to sign Monaco’s Emmanuel Riviere.  
DAILY RECORD
Partick Thistle are running the rule over axed Wigan full-back Jordan Mustoe.

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