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Chelsea are hoping to sign Bayer Leverkusen's Andre Schurrle and Clint Dempsey is now wanted by Sunderland.

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THE SUN

Nani will be axed by Manchester United after his poor showing in Monday's defeat at Everton and he will not be offered a new deal.

Chelsea boss Roberto Di Matteo will make a £35m bid for Napoli striker Edinson Cavani and, if that fails, he will go after Porto's Hulk who is rated at £45m.

Manchester City have been snubbed by Roma midfielder Daniele De Rossi and have been told they must pay £6m to land Swansea winger Scott Sinclair.

Sunderland have made a loan bid for Manchester City's 20-year-old Swedish striker John Guidetti.

Newcastle right-back Danny Simpson, 25, is wanted by Spanish side Espanyol after refusing to sign a new deal with the Toon.

Arsenal midfielder Mikel Arteta, 30, says Gunners fans need to give the much-changed first team time to gel.

DAILY MIRROR

Spurs are ready to allow defender Michael Dawson to join QPR for £9m - just days after claiming he would captain the club this season.

Striker Dimitar Berbatov has made a personal plea to Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson to let him join Fiorentina for £3m.

Robert Green's career as QPR's number one goalkeeper could be under threat after just one game, as Hoops manager Mark Hughes seems keen on bringing in 32-year-old former Celtic keeper and current free agent Artur Boruc.

Swansea claim it is "just a matter of time" before winger Scott Sinclair joins Manchester City, with Adam Johnson set to leave the champions as Liverpool, Sunderland, Spurs and Everton show an interest.

Meanwhile, the Swans are closing on a £3m swoop for Middlesbrough frontman Marvin Emnes.

Sunderland have put a £2m price tag on midfielder Kieran Richardson who wants to move back to London.

Crystal Palace want to take Chelsea's French winger Gael Kakuta on loan.

Blackburn have made a new £6m bid for Huddersfield striker Jordan Rhodes.

DAILY STAR

Chelsea will continue their summer spending spree by signing Bayer Leverkusen striker Andre Schurrle for £23.5m.

Newcastle and Fulham are looking at FC Twente's Brazil-born 24-year-old defender Douglas.

Spurs are holding out for £10m before they allow defender Michael Dawson to join London rivals QPR.

Swansea have been told to improve their £2m offer for Bristol City winger Albert Adomah, who is rated at £3m by the Championship club.

DAILY MAIL

Tottenham are close to capturing Brazilian striker Willian, 24, from Shakhtar Donetsk for £20m, and also retain an interest in Internacional's Leandro Damiao, who is 23 and won silver with Brazil at the London Olympics.

Manchester United are considering a £10m move for Mexico's Olympic midfield star Hector Herrera, 22, of Pachuca, with Liverpool also keen.

Chelsea have been told to forget about signing Bayer Leverkusen striker Andre Schurrle after having a bid of £16m rejected.

Meanwhile, Yossi Benayoun fears he is being priced out of a move away from Chelsea who want £3m for the 32-year-old midfielder.

West Ham have made a final bid of £10m for Wolves winger Matt Jarvis.

Spanish side Real Betis are confident they will sign Manchester City striker Roque Santa Cruz.

Norwich have made an improved bid of close to £1m for Blackburn keeper Mark Bunn.

Former Stoke striker Ricardo Fuller has turned down offers from Hull and Middlesbrough to join Charlton on a one-year deal.

DAILY EXPRESS

Liverpool are prepared for 23-year-old Andy Carroll to spend the season sitting on their bench, rather than sell him for a cut-price fee to a Premier League rival.

Liverpool, Tottenham and Sunderland are battling it out to sign Manchester City winger Adam Johnson for £10m.

Sunderland hope to sign striker Steven Fletcher from Wolves in time for him to face Reading on Saturday.

DAILY TELEGRAPH

Newcastle say they will not budge from their £12m offer made for Liverpool striker Andy Carroll - a player sold by the Magpies to the Reds for £35m in January 2011.

Manchester United will reject any bids for Nani and Javier Hernandez during this current transfer window.

Sunderland have emerged as an option for Fulham striker Clint Dempsey who wants to leave Craven Cottage.

THE TIMES

Real Madrid would prefer that midfielder Nuri Sahin moves to Liverpool rather than Arsenal as the financial deal is better for the Spanish champions.

Manchester City defender Kolo Toure is being linked with moves t Lazio and Paris Saint-Germain.

Reading have agreed a £3.5m fee to sign striker Jordan Ayew from Marseille.

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