Regional Paper Talk: Bale on City radar

Manchester City are planning an £80million spending spree and have Gareth Bale on their targets list, while Everton could sign Stefan De Vrij.

Last Updated: 26/04/13 at 12:49 Post Comment

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LONDON EVENING STANDARD

Lukasz Fabianski is seeking end-of-season talks with Arsene Wenger which will determine whether the goalkeeper stays at Arsenal beyond the summer.

Wilfried Zaha says his move to Manchester United is not the reason for his loss of form.

Danny Rose hasn't given up hope of winning a place in Tottenham's first team when his season-long loan at Sunderland comes to an end.

Fernando Torres has urged his Chelsea team-mates to win the Europa League to make sure Frank Lampard leaves on a high if it proves to be his last season at the club.

FULHAM CHRONICLE

Junior Hoilett reckons the QPR manager who tried to loan him to West Brom in January has helped make him a better player.

NEWHAM RECORDER

West Ham boss Sam Allardyce believes that Robert Lewandowski's four-goal blast past Real Madrid last night will bump up the price on his head to £40million, just two years after he came close to landing the striker for 10 times less.

MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS

Manchester City will launch an £80million-plus summer spending spree aimed at wrenching the Premier League title back off United. The Blues are currently working on a list of targets - including Gareth Bale, Edinson Cavani, Radamel Falcao and Isco - in a bid to land two or three top-quality stars to boost their squad.

Kolo Toure is backing 'little' brother Yaya to fire City back to glory. But the Blues defender confirmed that he will not be here to share more title joy with his sibling, as he will move on in the summer.

LIVERPOOL ECHO

Everton are in pole position to land Dutch international defender Stefan De Vrij this summer.

NEWCASTLE CHRONICLE

Newcastle United are making sure they stay in the race to sign Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang this summer.

Alan Pardew is still the man to lead Newcastle United to bigger and better things, says Steven Taylor.

SUNDERLAND ECHO

David Vaughan believes one more win will keep Sunderland up this season - and he's hoping it comes against Aston Villa on Monday.

Stephane Sessegnon believes Sunderland have the ability to reach the sanctity of mid-table if they can maintain their current performance levels.

SOUTH WALES EVENING POST

Leon Britton hopes there will be tension in the air at Chelsea this weekend as Swansea City go in search of another success at Stamford Bridge.

BIRMINGHAM MAIL

Karim El Ahmadi did great against Manchester United, says Paul Lambert.

Paul Lambert says it is up to Fabian Delph and his pregnant wife to decide whether he should play.

EXPRESS & STAR

West Brom are keeping tabs on Ivory Coast international hot-shot Wilfried Bony as they continue to weigh up their options for potential summer signings.

YORKSHIRE EVENING POST

Leeds United could move to sign Motherwell winger Chris Humphrey this summer with the Jamaican international aiming to return to England at the end of his contract.

THE PINK UN

Russell Martin insists Norwich City's Premier League survival this season will be another win against the odds.

READING POST

Former Reading boss Brian McDermott has refused to rule out the possibility of signing some of his old players for new club Leeds United.

Jay Tabb looks set to be the first Reading player to head through the exit door this summer.

WIGAN EVENING POST

Roberto Martinez believes Saturday's game with Tottenham will be an end-to-end encounter - which will suit Latics down to the ground.

James McCarthy is ignoring yet more speculation about his future to concentrate on keeping Wigan in the Premier League.

THE BOLTON NEWS

Stuart Holden is desperate to show Wanderers fans that he can be a force in the final play-off push.

EVENING TIMES

Gary Hooper has given Celtic fans fresh hope Neil Lennon's gut feeling may be right when he predicts the striker will be at Parkhead for a while longer.

Victor Wanyama has claimed that his intention is to remain as a Celtic player next season.

The multi-millionaire Rangers fans who were thwarted in their attempts to buy the Ibrox club last year were today urged to return to the fold.

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ow is the time for Allardyce to finally get a chance at a big club please. He is likely to have a number of great offers for his services this summer, but who will he choose? Will it be Liverpool, Real Madrid, Dortmund or Man City?

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thought exactly this when the Match of the Day pundits were peddling this line. Is it really not okay for fans of a club to have some ambition these days then?

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ow magnanimous off him - to leave if he's asked to by the owners? What's the alternative, bunker down in his office claiming squatter's rights if FSG want rid?

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