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Gareth Bale has given his strongest indication yet that he is staying at Tottenham and Fulham are pondering a move for WBA's Liam Ridgewell.

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LONDON EVENING STANDARD

David Moyes expects to find out within 24 hours whether his ambitious bid to sign Cesc Fabregas will succeed but is adamant he will not sell Wayne Rooney to Chelsea.

Jose Mourinho says Chelsea must foster a spirit in which players feel free to criticise one another.

Gareth Bale has given his strongest indication yet that he is staying at Tottenham.

THE BOLTON NEWS

Shrewsbury Town boss Graham Turner admits the ship may have sailed in his attempts to take Bolton striker Tom Eaves back to League One.

Leeds United are keen to sign Matt Mills - but Dougie Freedman believes the defender might prefer to stay and fight his corner at Bolton.

Bolton are yet to indicate whether they are willing to do business with Wolves over striker Craig Davies.

LANCASHIRE TELEGRAPH

Burnley are in talks with former Sunderland striker Ryan Noble, but have outlined their intent to keep Charlie Austin amid speculation that he is set for a Championship rival.

Blackburn defender Grant Hanley is determined to start the new season on top form - as he looks to secure a place in the Scotland team for their friendly against England.

THE STAR

Barnsley are understood to be closing in on another attacking signing ahead of the new season.

Neill Collins believes David Weir's presence at Bramall Lane can serve to inspire even the most experienced members of Sheffield United's squad.

Dave Jones is unlikely to add to his Sheffield Wednesday squad until after they return from their pre-season trip to Portugal

FULHAM CHRONICLE

Fulham are pondering a move for West Brom defender Liam Ridgewell.

MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS

Manchester City have completed the signing of Spanish striker Alvaro Negredo from Sevilla.

Manchester United are determined to bring in a marquee signing before even considering the departure of Wayne Rooney.

LIVERPOOL ECHO

Napoli are set to launch a bid to sign Pepe Reina as Rafa Benitez looks to be reunited with the Liverpool keeper.

Liverpool youngster Andre Wisdom is hoping he won't need to depart on loan in order to get the game time he craves this season.

Everton fear being priced out of the race for midfield target James McCarthy.

NEWCASTLE CHRONICLE

Massadio Haidara could soon be on his way out of Newcastle - on loan.

THE JOURNAL

After Newcastle United's first training session in Braga without Papiss Cisse, defender Davide Santon believes the players must be united to succeed.

EVENING GAZETTE

Millwall are believed to have declared an interest in Middlesbrough striker Scott McDonald.

Nicky Bailey looks set to sign for Millwall.

SUNDERLAND ECHO

Alfred N'Diaye could be set for a return to Turkey after barely six months with Sunderland.

Former Sunderland striker Ryan Noble has joined Burnley.

BIRMINGHAM MAIL

Christian Benteke has pledged to train hard and give his all for Aston Villa despite the uncertainty surrounding his future with the club.

Birmingham boss Lee Clark is set to raid neighbours West Bromwich Albion for midfielder Scott Allan.

EXPRESS & STAR

Wolves boss Kenny Jackett has refused to hand shirt numbers to Roger Johnson, Stephen Ward, Karl Henry and Jamie O'Hara.

Defender Richard Stearman is staying at Wolves, according to head coach Kenny Jackett.

West Brom have turned down an initial £850,000 bid for striker Peter Odemwingie from Dubai club Al Nasr.

YORKSHIRE EVENING POST

Bolton Wanderers have confirmed that Leeds United have enquired about the availability of Matt Mills.

THE PINK UN

Norwich City striker Luciano Becchio will draw plenty of confidence from his first goal for the Canaries in Friday morning's 3-0 USA friendly tour win over Dorados de Sinaloa.

NEWHAM RECORDER

Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti is desperate to keep hold of Arsenal and Chelsea target Gonzalo Higuain, according to his agent.

READING POST

Jem Karacan says he has had the shackles taken off his game since the arrival of new Reading boss Nigel Adkins.

THE SENTINEL

Stoke City fans can travel for free on coaches to all 19 away games in the Premier League next season.

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