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Liverpool will disrupt Tottenham's Roberto Soldado deal, Arsenal close in on a move for Bernard and West Brom step up Salomon Kalou chase.

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Roberto Soldado: Move to Spurs will be tested by Liverpool

Roberto Soldado: Move to Spurs will be tested by Liverpool

LONDON EVENING STANDARD

The future of Manchester United target Cesc Fabregas will be among the priority issues for new Barcelona head coach Gerardo Martino.

Sources in France suggest that Arsenal target Bernard will be in London on Friday for a medical with a view to a £21million move.

West Ham are hopeful of signing Queens Park Rangers striker Loic Remy.

West Brom are reportedly weighing up a bid for Sunderland midfielder Craig Gardner.

FULHAM CHRONICLE

Jose Mourinho plans to send several of Chelsea's youngsters out on loan again this season. Teenager Nathaniel Chalobah, Lucas Piazon and Josh McEachran are set to spend time away from Stamford Bridge in a bid to get regular first-team football.

NEWHAM RECORDER

Arsenal target Gonzalo Higuain has been left out Real Madrid's squad for their pre-season friendly against Lyon tonight - fuelling speculation that he is about to join Napoli.

MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS

Manchester United duo Angelo Henriquez and Nani have been linked with moves away from Old Trafford.

Manchester City are asking for £6m for Aleksandar Kolarov with Galatasaray in pole position.

Benfica have put a £34m price tag on rumoured City target Eduardo Salvio.

LIVERPOOL ECHO

Liverpool are considering tabling a £10m bid for Palermo midfielder Josip Ilicic.

Liverpool are ready to snatch Roberto Soldado from Tottenham's grasp.

Everton are pondering a £6million bid for Everton striker Nikica Jelavic from Hamburg.

The Merseysiders are also considering an £850,000 bid for 19-year-old French centre-back Mory Kone.

NEWCASTLE CHRONICLE

Danny Rose's form during his loan spell has convinced Spurs boss Andre Villas-Boas that he can play a part in his plans at White Hart Lane, scuppering Sunderland's plans to make his move permanent.

Alfred N'Diaye is in talks with Turkish side Eskiehirspor after being told he can leave Wearside.

THE JOURNAL

Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew has hinted that the club's first summer signing is imminent.

Panathinaikos midfielder Charis Mavrias is expected to complete his long-awaited deal with Sunderland tomorrow.

EVENING GAZETTE

Tony Mowbray has confirmed Boro's interest in Eduardo Vargas and Vitor - but neither looks likely to join the club.

Mowbray sees 28-year-old former former keeper Ross Turnbull as cover for Jason Steele in coming season.

SOUTH WALES EVENING POST

Michael Laudrup has hailed the pre-season impact of Rory Donnelly - but insists Swansea City still need another frontline striker.

BIRMINGHAM MAIL

West Brom are set to step up the chase for Salomon Kalou.

Aston Villa striker Darren Bent edged closer to a Newcastle move as Fulham drop out.

Birmingham City are facing competition from San Jose Earthquakes to sign Northern Ireland international winger Paddy McCourt.

EXPRESS & STAR

West Brom are ready to step up their efforts to land Salomon Kalou after boss Steve Clarke identified the former Chelsea forward as his No 1 transfer target.

Wolves striker Kevin Doyle today appeared to be edging towards a Molineux exit as he was linked again with a move to Celtic.

Walsall are running the rule over former Holland under-19 international midfielder Shabir Isoufi.

THE PINK UN

Norwich City have reportedly offered Argentine striker Maxi Lopez a three-year deal to join from Serie A side Catania. A bid of £3.5m is said to be on the table for the 29-year-old striker.

READING POST

Reading have not made a move for Southampton striker Rickie Lambert, despite reports stating that Nigel Adkins was set to make a move.

THE SENTINEL

Reports in Portugal claim Stoke are ready to confirm the loan signing of Benfica striker Nelson Oliveira.

LANCASHIRE TELEGRAPH

Blackburn Rovers are continuing negotiations over the release of defender Gael Givet - allowing the Frenchman to complete a move to Italian side Livorno.

Nottingham Forest are stepping up their interest in Charlie Austin, but Burnley are determined not to lose their 28-goal top scorer - not least to a Championship rival.

THE STAR

Sheffield Wednesday are mulling over a move for Ipswich Town striker Michael Chopra as the Championship side look to boost their attacking options.

EVENING TIMES

Celtic have hit a stumbling block in their pursuit of Latvian striker Artjoms Rudnevs as Hamburg refuse to lower their £4.5million asking price.

THE SCOTSMAN

Rangers have a tight deadline in which to sign Kenny Miller, as he may pen a new deal with Vancouver in the next 48 hours.

Celtic are looking to land at least one of two strikers ahead of tomorrow's deadline. Both Latvian star Artjoms Rudnevs and Tunisian international Saber Khelifa are on Neil Lennon's radar.

James Collins is today holding talks with Hibs, in a possible £200,000 move from Swindon.

St Mirren have an eye on former Hearts defender Danny Grainger, after he was released from the club earlier this year.

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