Paper Talk: Real eye Modric move

Real Madrid are being linked with a £25million swoop for Tottenham's Luka Modric - and a £50million bid for Manchester City's Sergio Aguero.

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Modric: Real deal on the cards?

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THE SUN ON SUNDAY

Real Madrid will move for Luka Modric after they offload Kaka to Paris Saint-Germain. The Spanish champions want to land the Tottenham midfield star for £25million.

West Brom are set to make a move for Birmingham boss Chris Hughton this week as he is their number one target to replace former manager Roy Hodgson.

Liverpool striker Dirk Kuyt may now decide to stay at Anfield after the sacking of Kenny Dalglish.

SUNDAY EXPRESS

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson was reported to be doing well on Saturday night after a health scare in Glasgow.

Andre Villas-Boas will be offered the job of succeeding sacked Kenny Dalglish as Liverpool cut short their interview process.

Former England manager Fabio Capello has ruled himself out of the top job at Chelsea.

Jose Mourinho wants to raid his former club to bring Chelsea's Ramires, 25, to his Real Madrid.

West Ham, Brighton and Swansea all have Swindon boss Paolo di Canio at the top of their wanted lists if they lose their current managers.

MAIL ON SUNDAY

England manager Roy Hodgson has laid down the law over how he expects his squad to behave during Euro 2012 this summer.

Chelsea could be ready to make a shock move to tempt Harry Redknapp to take over at Stamford Bridge.

Steve Kean is to be removed from the position as Blackburn manager but will stay at the club in a different role and keep his current salary.

Sir Alex Ferguson has sealed a £4million deal for Crewe's England Under-18 international Nick Powell as he turns to young talent to secure Manchester United's future.

SUNDAY MIRROR

Real Madrid are preparing a £50million bid for Manchester City's Premier League title hero Sergio Aguero, 23.

Big-spending Russian club Anzhi Makhachkala are prepared to offer Arsenal's 28-year-old striker Robin van Persie £300,000 a week to play for them.

Guus Hiddink has been given a blank cheque to go and sign three world-class stars for Anzhi.

Liverpool face the prospect of losing Luis Suarez and Martin Skrtel as the club's American owners cut costs.

Fulham are ready to make a move for Sunderland striker Fraizer Campbell.

Wigan and West Ham are battling it out to sign £2.5million Leeds striker Ross McCormack.

Aston Villa will turn to reserve-team coach Kevin MacDonald after Ole Gunnar Solksjaer turned them down to be the club's new manager.

Tottenham are chasing Atletico Nacional playmaker Dorlan Pabon - the 24-year-old Colombia midfielder is rated at £6.5million - and will also try to pip Arsenal to Ajax defender Jan Vertonghen with a £10million offer.

Chelsea are ready to pay £30million for Lille star Eden Hazard who had been expected to one of the Manchester clubs.

THE PEOPLE

Wigan boss Roberto Martinez could be appointed as Liverpool's new manager TODAY.

England boss Roy Hodgson has revealed Wayne Rooney needs three weeks of rest after suffering with a mystery injury for the past three months.

Real Madrid will battle it out with Chelsea and Manchester United to sign Spurs midfielder Luka Modric.

Fulham want to sign Wolves and England winger Matt Jarvis for £5million.

Arsenal, Tottenham and Sunderland are interested in 30-year-old Villarreal keeper Diego Lopez.

Southampton will make a renewed bid of £7million for Celtic striker Gary Hooper.

Newcastle will sign Reims midfielder Romain Amalfitano, 22, on a three-year deal.

West Brom will ask permission to speak to Birmingham boss Chris Hughton as they look to replace Roy Hodgson.

Swansea and Reading have had £2million bids rejected by Nottingham Forest for Wales full-back Chris Gunter.

DAILY STAR SUNDAY

Real Madrid have made Spurs star Luka Modric their number one target for the summer.

Chelsea have been told not to bother trying again to sign Fiorentina forward Stevan Jovetic this summer.

Manchester City have been told it will cost them £25million to sign Montpellier's Younes Belhanda this summer.

Liverpool have slashed their 12-man short-list of possible new bosses to just three with Pep Guardiola still their top target. Wigan boss Roberto Martinez and ex-Chelsea coach Andre Villas-Boas are the two other candidates to replace Kenny Dalglish.

SUNDAY TELEGRAPH

Roy Hodgson has revealed that Wayne Rooney has been carrying an injury over the past few weeks and will not be travelling to Oslo with the England squad for next week's friendly against Norway.

INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY

The England manager, Roy Hodgson, has warned the squad selected for this summer's European Championship that anyone misbehaving in public like their rugby union counterparts in last autumn's World Cup will not play for him again.

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