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THE SUN

Joe Hart will be given a new five-year deal by Manchester City after the World Cup.

West Brom last night made Alan Irvine their shock choice as new boss - after being snubbed by Tim Sherwood.

A group led by ex-Swindon Town chief executive Jeremy Wray are set to buy Birmingham.

Didier Drogba is on the brink of joining Juventus on a two-year deal.

Everton are eyeing up Braga midfielder Rafa Silva as an £8million replacement for Gerard Deulofeu.

DAILY STAR

Moneybags Monaco are sniffing around Sunderland winger Adam Johnson with his future at the club in doubt.

Newcastle have been told they have no chance of landing Lyon midfielder Clement Grenier unless they double their money.

Liverpool are poised to offload fringe players Conor Coady, Suso and Samed Yesil.

Burnley boss Sean Dyche is set to sign a new long-term deal at Turf Moor.

Southampton want Steve Bruce to take over from Mauricio Pochettino at St Mary's.

Chelsea are eyeing a double swoop for Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric and defender Raphael Varane, and Ramires could go the other way.

German club Wolfsburg are the latest to show an interest in Chelsea's Belgium international Romelu Lukaku.

Nicky Butt has turned down three managerial jobs.

Joe Hart will be offered a new five-year deal by Manchester City after the World Cup.

Blackburn midfielder Dickson Etuhu is wanted by Dubai club Al Ahli.

QPR are poised to rival West Ham for Nice left-back Timothee Kolodziejczak.

West Ham are confident of signing Vincent Aboubakar this summer - but look set to miss out on Cheikhou Kouyate.

THE PEOPLE

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain will be fit to face Uruguay on Thursday.

West Brom have appointed Alan Irvine as their new boss after talks with Tim Sherwood broke down.

Louis van Gaal is increasingly worried Manchester United's crucial transfer plans have stalled.

Crystal Palace will spark a new war with Cardiff City by bidding £8million for Steven Caulker.

Liverpool are ready to make a £25million move for Benfica's Lazar Markovic.

Tottenham are chasing Inter Milan midfielder Ricky Alvarez.

Chelsea have stepped up their pursuit of Rochdale keeper Jonny Diba.

Watford are ready to win the race for Blackpool contract rebel Craig Cathcart.

Brentford are making a £2million bid for Coventry striker Callum Wilson.

Blackburn boss Gary Bowyer wants Crystal Palace right-back Jack Hunt to join on a season-long loan.

Arsenal and Everton have made inquiries about Lille midfielder Idrissa Gueye.

Sunderland boss Gus Poyet is ready to grab Hamburg number one Rene Adler.

Hull are ready to raid Norwich for Robert Snodgrass after West Ham were put off by a £4million valuation.

Manchester United are pulling out of a deal for Sunderland's Louis Laing.

Liverpool are ready to let young defender Martin Kelly go.

Nottingham Forest are stepping up their pursuit of Peterborough striker Britt Assombalonga.

West Ham boss Sam Allardyce is making a move for Ecuador's World Cup winger Jefferson Montero.

SUNDAY MIRROR

Louis Van Gaal fears Manchester United's transfer plans have stalled as pressure heaps on Ed Woodward.

Van Gaal is eyeing a £12million move for Ajax left-back Daley Blind.

Romelu Lukaku is among Tottenham's targets as Mauricio Pochettino plots an influx of new blood.

Arsenal are to run the rule over Switzerland's Stephan Lichtsteiner at the World Cup.

Fulham are prepared to up their offer for Leeds striker Ross McCormack to £7million in order to land the Scotland star.

MAIL ON SUNDAY

Manchester United have set their sights on raiding Bayern Munich and will try to lure Arjen Robben and Bastian Schweinsteiger.

Tottenham believe they can capture Adam Lallana after the World Cup.

Arsenal are considering a £5million move for Liverpool's Pepe Reina.

SUNDAY EXPRESS

Barcelona are demanding a whopping £20m for Chelsea and Manchester United target Alex Song.

Manchester United are eyeing Arsenal central defender Thomas Vermaelen.

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