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

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LONDON EVENING STANDARD

John Terry fears Petr Cech’s imminent move from Chelsea to Arsenal will gift their rivals 15 points in the title race next season.

Chelsea are facing more frustration in the transfer market with Lyon determined to end any attempt to sign Samuel Umtiti by offering their star defender a new deal.

West Ham are looking to rival Chelsea in the race for Tottenham midfielder Mousa Dembele.

MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS

Manchester City are believed to be keeping tabs on Alex Song should they fail to land Paul Pogba from Juventus.

City target Kevin De Bruyne, meanwhile, will listen to a new offer from Wolfsburg before thinking over a move to the Etihad Stadium.

LIVERPOOL ECHO

Liverpool have turned their attention to Sevilla striker Carlos Bacca and Zenit forward Salomon Rondon after being put off by Christian Benteke’s £32m asking price.

There could be a Merseyside transfer battle in prospect, with both Liverpool and Everton linked with Real Madrid winger Denis Cheryshev, who is valued at around £14m.

Everton’s bid to sign France U18 international Moussa Dembele from Fulham could be hijacked by Genoa, who have made a £360,000 bid for the striker.

NEWCASTLE CHRONICLE

Newcastle United face stiff competition for Charlie Austin’s signature after Southampton have reportedly tabled a £10m bid for the QPR striker.

Sunderland are looking at Aston Villa’s Ron Vlaar as a possible alternative to Virgil van Dijk to reinforce their defence.

The Black Cats are also reportedly interested in signing PSV Eindhoven captain Georginio Wijnaldum – but will have to pay just short of £15m to secure his services.

SUNDERLAND ECHO

Stewart Downing could be heading back to the North East, with reports claiming Sunderland and Middlesbrough are chasing the England winger’s signature.

Dick Advocaat’s side are considering a £5m move for Leeds defender Sam Byram, if West Ham gazump the Black Cats for Arsenal full-back Carl Jenkinson.

BIRMINGHAM MAIL

Reports suggest Liverpool are cooling their interest in Christian Benteke, and will turn their attention elsewhere.

Tim Sherwood could look to bring Steven N’Zonzi to Aston Villa from Stoke, after missing out on a permanent deal for Tom Cleverley.

West Bromwich Albion hope to land the £1.5m transfer of James McClean on Monday, with Tony Pulis aiming to bring in seven players over the summer 

EXPRESS & STAR

West Brom have slapped a £30million price tag on striker Saido Berahino.

THE SENTINEL

Stoke are reportedly turning to Uruguay international Maxi Pereira in their quest for a new right-back.

THE DAILY ECHO

Southampton have been linked with an £18m deal for Toby Alderweireld, while they are also said to have bid for Charlie Austin.

HULL DAILY MAIL

Nikica Jelavic has reportedly agreed personal terms with Turkish outfit Trabzonspor as his Hull City exit nears by the day.

The Tigers are waiting to see if Stephen Quinn will accept a new contract offer this week, but fears are growing he will quit with Reading interested in the Irishman.

LEICESTER MERCURY

Several Championship clubs including Wolves are interested in Leicester striker Chris Wood.

SOUTH WALES EVENING POST

Swansea have dismissed suggestions that they are keen on Celtic defender Virgil van Dijk.

Garry Monk is, however, interested in signing 18-year-old Barcelona goalkeeper Guillermo Lara.

FULHAM CHRONICLE

Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech has reportedly agreed personal terms with Arsenal but the two clubs are yet to agree on a fee.

YORKSHIRE EVENING POST

Joey Barton has been linked with a move to Leeds, but the financial package involved in luring him to Elland Road could scupper the deal.

DERBY TELEGRAPH

New Rangers boss Mark Warburton is keen on signing John Eustace, who has been released by Derby.

Manchester City starlet Jose Angel Pozo has been linked with a loan move to Derby County.

THE PINK UN

Norwich City are being linked with an £8million bid for Celtic centre-back Virgil van Dijk.

WALES ONLINE

Cardiff City have pulled out of the race to sign Ipswich Town striker Daryl Murphy.

THE BOLTON NEWS

Bolton have made a move to snatch striker Chris Maguire from Sheffield Wednesday.

WIGAN EVENING POST

James McClean’s £1.5m move from Wigan to West Ham is expected to go through on Monday.

READING POST

Reading boss Steve Clarke is still waiting to hear whether he has any money to spend this summer. 

THE ARGUS

Brighton are interested in signing Sammy Ameobi from Newcastle, but might have to settle for a loan deal for the striker.

THE STAR

Sheffield United will attempt to resist any approaches for in-demand duo Jamie Murphy and Matt Done.

BOURNEMOUTH ECHO

Bournemouth are reportedly the “current favourites” to sign Everton’s England under-21 defender Luke Garbutt. 

EVENING TIMES

Celtic have played down rumours linking them with a move for Hibs midfielder Scott Allan.

Rangers have been linked with a move for Danish defender Jens Jonsson as boss Mark Warburton bids to bolster his Ibrox ranks ahead of the new campaign.

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