Regional Paper Talk: Spurs eye Eriksen

Tottenham are set to bid for Ajax playmaker Christian Eriksen, while the chances of Wayne Rooney leaving Manchester United appear all but over.

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Christian Eriksen: Transfer target for Tottenham

Christian Eriksen: Transfer target for Tottenham

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LONDON EVENING STANDARD

Tottenham are ready to follow up interest in Christian Eriksen by making a firm bid for the Ajax playmaker before next week's transfer deadline.

Theo Walcott believes Arsenal are still stronger than Tottenham despite being heavily outspent by their rivals this summer.

FULHAM CHRONICLE

Martin Jol admits he was relieved to see his Fulham side avoid an upset at Burton Albion last night.

MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS

It's full steam ahead now for United in their pursuit of Everton's Marouane Fellaini. The Wayne Rooney issue has now all but been put to bed and only a huge bid from Chelsea could give the saga one last twist before Monday night's 11pm transfer window deadline.

Vincent Kompany could be back in time for Manchester City's first Champions League clash.

LIVERPOOL ECHO

Liverpool have been rocked by a triple injury blow ahead of Sunday's Premier League showdown with Manchester United.

NEWCASTLE CHRONICLE

Newcastle United have re-opened talks to sign Bafetimbi Gomis.

Newcastle United will turn to Demba Ba on a season long loan deal - if they fail to sign Bafetimbi Gomis.

Alan Pardew is set to name Yohan Cabaye in his team to face Fulham on Saturday.

THE JOURNAL

Newcastle United may yet land Bafetimbi Gomis, their number one target of the summer.

SUNDERLAND WICKHAM

Connor Wickham hopes he has thrust himself into contention for Saturday's trip to Crystal Palace after proving the catalyst for Sunderland's dramatic Capital One Cup comeback.

Paolo Di Canio praised Connor Wickham and defended Ji Dong-won as he reflected on a tale of two strikers at the Stadium of Light last night.

EVENING GAZETTE

Tony Mowbray believes Boro are "pretty close" to making a signing or two.

SOUTH WALES EVENING POST

Huw Jenkins is pledging to work round the clock in a bid to bolster Swansea City's squad before Monday's transfer deadline.

Swansea City have ruled out selling Ki Sung-Yueng - but may let him leave on loan after receiving a number of enquiries.

EXPRESS & STAR

Nicolas Anelka is due back at Albion's training ground today - with talks over his future due to take place in the afternoon.

READING POST

Jimmy Kebe's Reading career appears to be over after the winger declared himself unfit to play in last night's 6-0 humiliation against Peterborough in the second round of the Capital One Cup.

THE SENTINEL

Stoke City are hoping Liverpool winger Oussama Assaidi is just the first of a hat-trick of new signings in the final week of the transfer window.

Oussama Assaidi enjoyed a wee taste of the old Stoke and the new Stoke ahead of his decision to join the club on a season-long loan from Liverpool.

WIGAN EVENING POST

Wigan Athletic boss Owen Coyle has hailed the character and attitude of James McCarthy in the face of frenzied transfer speculation.

LANCASHIRE TELEGRAPH

Blackburn Rovers are attempting to finalise the signing of Ben Marshall from Leicester City.

EVENING TIMES

Rangers keeper Scott Gallacher looks certain to head out on another loan deal this week as he seeks regular first-team football.

Scott Brown today called on every outfield player to go for goals against Shakhter Karagandy tonight.

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