Football Papers: All The Latest Football News And Transfer Gossips This Afternoon

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LONDON EVENING STANDARD

Chelsea are close to wrapping up a £2m deal for Rob Green as they ponder life after Petr Cech.

Sam Allardyce’s chances of keeping his job at West Ham look bleak as talks reach a deadlock over his future.

Per Mertesacker is sure Arsenal will hold on to third place in the Premier League following their defeat to Swansea.

MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS

Manchester United youngster Andreas Pereira believes he can break into the first team next season despite the arrival of Memphis Depay.

Man City have confirmed they will not face a cap on spending this summer and their Champions League squad limit will be lifted next season.

LIVERPOOL ECHO

Steven Gerrard has urged Liverpool to dig deep to add quality to their squad this summer after admitting he’s determined to sign off in style at Anfield.

Everton have warned Tottenham they won’t meet their asking price for winger Aaron Lennon – and must lower their demands if they want to complete his sale.

NEWCASTLE CHRONICLE

Newcastle United will turn to £6million striker Emmanuel Riviere in the run-in as they plot Premier League survival.

Wes Brown says Sunderland’s step-by-step approach to the run-in has been the key to their escape from the danger zone.

Newcastle United playmaker Remy Cabella has dismissed talk of behind-the-scenes unrest.

SUNDERLAND ECHO

Sunderland transfer target Virgil van Dijk has admitted he is open to leaving Celtic this summer.

BIRMINGHAM MAIL

Jack Grealish can cope with the rough stuff, claims Aston Villa boss Tim Sherwood.

Victor Anichebe thinks West Brom play well when he plays well – whether he’s scoring goals or not.

Birmingham boss Gary Rowett has dismissed reports Michael Morrison could be sold to Huddersfield this summer.

EXPRESS & STAR

Wolves head coach Kenny Jackett believes the club has enough young talent to progress without departing winger Bakary Sako.

Wolves are primed for a Championship title charge next season, according to flying full-back Scott Golbourne.West Brom striker Saido Berahino is wanted by Man City.

THE SENTINEL

Geoff Cameron is ready to sign a new contract if Stoke City put an attractive deal in front of the American international.

THE DAILY ECHO

Eljero Elia says he would love to remain a Southampton player next season – but admits he is still waiting to hear from the club about his future.

HULL DAILY MAIL

Steve Bruce is urging his Hull City side to ensure their survival fate is taken all the way down to the wire by securing a priceless win at Tottenham this weekend.

LANCASHIRE TELEGRAPH

Burton boss Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink is tipping Blackburn Rovers youngster Darragh Lenihan for a ‘really bright future’.

Burnley co-chairman John Banaszkiewicz says the club is in a strong position to bounce straight back to the Premier League, and admits missed targets in the transfer windows were not entirely down to finance.

LEICESTER MERCURY

Nigel Pearson says staying in the Premier League would represent an amazing success story for all at Leicester City.Leicester City have been linked with Spain Under-21 international defender Derik Osede.

SOUTH WALES EVENING POST

Garry Monk heaped praise on his Swansea players after his Emirates masterplan paid dividends.

NEWHAM RECORDER

West Ham’s Nene says he wants to stay at the club next season and prove himself.

FULHAM CHRONICLE

Branislav Ivanovic thinks Ruben Loftus-Cheek’s debut is the start of something special for several young players at Chelsea.

Middlesbrough may not risk Patrick Bamford in Friday’s play-off semi-final second leg against Brentford.

SOUTH LONDON PRESS

Charlton have confirmed that Tal Ben Haim, Chris Eagles, Simon Church, Lawrie Wilson and Roger Johnson are among their 15 player release lit.

Millwall’s debut star Jamie Philpot could be out for up to three months after having surgery on his knee injury.

YORKSHIRE EVENING POST

Massimo Cellino reaffirms his desire not to sell Leeds United’s star young players after prized asset Lewis Cook signed a new two-year deal with the club.

NOTTINGHAM POST

West Bromwich Albion are rumoured to be readying a £5million bid for Nottingham Forest player of the year Michail Antonio.

THE PINK UN

Alex Neil is warning his players to forget the hype surrounding Norwich City’s East Anglian promotion duel against Ipswich Town and focus on the Canaries’ Wembley Championship play-off quest.

EVENING GAZETTE

Middlesbrough boss Aitor Karanka has hailed Fernando Amorebieta’s contribution, saying: “He’s a good example to everyone.”

THE BOLTON NEWS

Emile Heskey is tipping fellow front man Zach Clough to be one of the headline acts for Wanderers next season.Bolton once again watched Sergi Enrich on Sunday as Neil Lennon ponders a move swoop for the out-of-contract Numancia frontman this summer.

WIGAN EVENING POST

Wigan Athletic will embark on a couple of pre-season tours to ready themselves for the new League One campaign.

BLACKPOOL GAZETTE

Nile Ranger has been rewarded for going AWOL at Blackpool, by being handed a new contract.

READING POST

Reading captain Jem Karacan is being linked with a move to Premier League new boys Bournemouth and Watford.

THE ARGUS

Brighton are poised for a summer transfer spending tonic if Leonardo Ulloa helps keep Leicester City in the Premier League.

Chief executive Michael Dunford says Crawley are keeping their “options open” over the vacant manager’s position.

IPSWICH STAR

Luke Varney is expected to be sidelined for a minimum of six months after rupturing his Achilles tendon in Saturday’s 1-1 home draw with Norwich City in the first leg of the Championship play-off semi-finals.

THE STAR

Nigel Clough insisted he was proud of his Sheffield United team despite watching their hopes of reaching the Championship evaporate following the 5-5 draw at Swindon Town.

Sheffield Wednesday chairman Dejphon Chansiri insists he has no hard feelings towards Adam Pearson after the former Hull City owner opted to leave the Owls and become executive at Leeds United.

BOURNEMOUTH ECHO

Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe believes increased speculation surrounding possible transfer targets for Cherries is “something we are going to have to get used to”.

EVENING TIMES

Ronny Deila believes that Stuart Armstrong and Gary Mackay-Steven will prove pivotal to Celtic as they head into the Champions League qualifiers later this summer.

Kenny Miller hopes he is still at Ibrox to help get Rangers into the Premiership.

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