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The top stories making the back pages of Saturday’s morning UK newspapers.
Liverpool have instructed QPR striker Loic Remy to reduce his demands for a massive wages if he is keen to complete his move to to Anfield.
West Brom’s new signing Joleon Lescott has expressed his displeasure at the lack of transfer activity by his club a month after moving from Manchester City. 
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has laid into Arsenal claiming Cesc Fabregas was never interested in returning to the Emirates.
Liverpool are set to lose the Ben Davies transfer battle as the left-back moves closer to a move to Tottenham.
Harrison McGahey has become 28th player to leave Blackpool this summer.
Harry Redknapp is confident QPR will not make the same mistakes in the transfer market.
Former Chelsea legend Didier Drogba will decide next week whether he will rejoin his old club as a player/coach, with the Ivorian claiming he’s weighing up three offers.
Newcastle attacking midfielder Hatem Ben Arfa is to contest his club’s decision to fine him after he reported to pre-season training overweight.
Injured Arsenal forward Theo Walcott could complete his recovery from a knee injury in time for England’s first Euro 2016 qualifier away to Switzerland on 8 September. 
Having brought in Filipe Luis on Friday, Chelsea are in discussions over a £20 million bid for yet another Brazilian Atletico Madrid defender – Joao Miranda.
Manchester City defender Yaya Toure has been forced to make an embarrassing U-turn and pledge his future to the club.
Manchester United’s players are buzzing having tasted their first training sessions under new boss Louis van Gaal.
QPR’s new defender Rio Ferdinand was desperate to play for Harry Redknapp and rejected a move to fomer club West Ham.
Newcastle United want Sporting Lisbon defender Eric Dier but boss Alan Pardew wants the club to reduce £5m asking price.
Everton are confident of sealing a permanent move for Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku within the next two days.
QPR have been offered the chance to take on 34-year-old former Chelsea striker Samuel Eto’o but his wages demands may put off manager Harry Redknapp. 
Yaya Toure has invited yet more ridicule after he performed a U-turn on his desire to leave Manchester City – then claimed the speculation over his future was “disappointing”.
Tottenham are close to completing a £10m deal for 21-year-old Swansea City defender Ben Davies, having seen off rival interest from Liverpool.
QPR boss Harry Redknapp plans to sign “five or six” more players before the start of the Premier League season, with Tim Cahill among his transfer targets.

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