Paper Talk: Blues agree Hulk terms

Chelsea have agreed personal terms with Porto's Hulk, Everton want Copenhagen striker Dame N'Doye and Peter Odemwingie wants out of West Brom.

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THE SUN

Liverpool will have to pay Wigan £3m if they want Roberto Martinez as their new manager.

England's Euro 2012 glory charge will rest on the shoulders of Andy Carroll.

It will cost QPR £11m if they want to boot out bad-boy Joey Barton.

West Brom have held secret interviews and want Birmingham manager Chris Hughton as their new boss.

Meanwhile, Albion striker Peter Odemwingie wants to leave The Hawthorns and join a "bigger club".

Steve Bruce is being lined up as Championship side Hull City's new manager.

DAILY MIRROR

England boss Roy Hodgson fears he could lose Glen Johnson, Scott Parker and Danny Welbeck for Euro 2012.

Wigan chairman Dave Whelan has urged Roberto boss Martinez to think carefully about joining Liverpool to work under a football director.

Chelsea striker Fernando Torres has admitted he lost faith in himself last season.

Steve Bruce is wanted by Hull City - but he will not make any decision yet as he eyes a third return to Wigan, should Martinez leave.

Arsenal are set to make a £6.5m bid for Montpellier striker Olivier Giroud.

Everton want to sign £6m-rated FC Copenhagen striker Dame N'Doye, 27, but will have to sell in order to bid.

Winger Scott Sinclair is stalling over a new deal at Swansea.

Southampton and Cardiff are set to battle it out for the services of Burnley's England U21 striker Jay Rodriguez who is rated at £8m by the Clarets.

DAILY STAR

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's family will not travel to Euro 2012 due to racism fears.

Chelsea have agreed personal terms with Porto striker Hulk, 25, but will only offer £30m with the Portugal side wanting £40m.

QPR are lining up £4m Jermaine Jenas to replace shamed skipper Joey Barton.

Stoke boss Tony Pulis wants to sign Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku.

Ajax defender Jan Vertonghen has warned Spurs to hurry up and sign him - or he will join Arsenal instead.

DAILY MAIL

Fabio Capello is the latest high-profile manager to snub the chance to succeed Kenny Dalglish as Liverpool boss.

Manchester United are set to make an improved offer of £13m for Shinji Kagawa, 23, from Borussia Dortmund.

Everton, Sunderland, Reading, Fulham and Ipswich are all tracking 21-year-old Lillestrom striker Bjorn Bergmann Sigurdarson.

QPR are planning a £6m move for Birmingham City's England U21 goalkeeper Jack Butland that could lead to current No 1 Paddy Kenny joining Leeds.

THE GUARDIAN

Tottenham are close to signing central defender Jan Vertonghen, 25, from Ajax for a fee of £9.6m.

Racist abuse will become a sackable offence for professional footballers next season, as part of significant changes being made to every Premier League and Football League player's contract.

THE TIMES

Owners John Henry and Tom Werner will travel to Merseyside next week as they look to conclude Liverpool's search for a manager after holding talks with Roberto Martinez about succeeding Kenny Dalglish.

THE DAILY TELEGRAPH

Andy Carroll is the leading candidate to spearhead England's attack at Euro 2012 after Danny Welbeck limped out of training at the Etihad Stadium.

• Claudio Ranieri is emerging as a serious contender to take over at West Bromwich Albion after a second round of talks yesterday.

DAILY EXPRESS

Fulham's £3.5 bid for striker Jordan Rhodes has been laughed off by League One side Huddersfield Town.

Lille's £32m-rated star Eden Hazard has warned Chelsea and the two Manchester clubs that the decision on who he decides to join could be based on how much game time and what position they can guarantee him.

DAILY RECORD

Defender Carlos Bocanegra will return to crisis-hit Rangers next season - but will not take another pay cut.

Celtic are in the race to sign 21-year-old Lillestrom striker Bjorn Bergmann Sigurdarson, along with a host of English clubs.

Manager Paulo Sergio will meet Hearts owner Vladimir Romanov next week in a bid to thrash out his future.

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