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The top stories and transfer rumours from the back pages of the morning papers on Wednesday.
DAILY MAIL
Louis Van Gaal is set to choose Wayne Rooney as his new Manchester United captain after Rooney earned the Dutchman’s trust in the absence of Robin Van Persie.
Arturo Vidal’s transfer from Juventus to Man United has hit a snag because of doubts about the Chilean’s fitness, according to his national team coach. Jorge Sampaoli. 
Barcelona are poised to offer £10m for Arsenal defender Thomas Vermaelen – the Belgium international is also wanted by Manchester United.
Liverpool goalkeeper Pepe Reina is ready to join Pep Guardiola’s German giants Bayern Munich after they agreed a £2.5million fee.
DAILY MIRROR
Barcelona admit they persuaded Luis Suarez to quit Liverpool before the World Cup in Brazil.
Manchester United midfielder Tom Cleverley has vowed to put last season’s abuse behind him and the beat the Old Trafford hate mob who criticised him.
THE SUN
Wayne Rooney claims Louis Van Gaal has fixed ‘broken Manchester United’ – Van Gaal has also dropped a big hint that he is ready to make Rooney captain at the club. 
Luis Suarez’s new contract at Barcelona does not include a ‘no biting’ clause.
Celtic goalkeeper Fraser Forster will make a £8million move to Southampton if the Hoops crash out of the Champions League tonight.
THE INDEPENDENT
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has questioned new Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal’s ability to cope with the demands of the Premier League.
THE TIMES
Leeds’ owner, Massimo Cellino says manager Dave Hockaday is “OK, but needs some babysitting”, and also promises to take a hands-on approach in every area of the club as in his words he is “the sherriff of this city”.
THE GUARDIAN
Southampton chairman Ralph Krueger says Morgan Schneiderlin, who is wanted by Tottenham, is not for sale at any price

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