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Paper Talk: Mourinho eyes Mangala

Chelsea want Porto's £20million-rated defender Eliaquim Mangala and Liverpool are closing in on the £4million signing of Tiago Ilori.

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Eliaquim Mangala: Wanted by Jose Mourinho

Eliaquim Mangala: Wanted by Jose Mourinho

THE PEOPLE

Manuel Pellegrini takes charge of Manchester City this week and will ask Etihad chiefs to sanction a £30m move for Real Madrid forward Angel Di Maria.

Chelsea are ahead of Manchester United in the race to sign Porto's Eliaquim Mangala.

Jermain Defoe believes Tottenham are trying to force him out with Fulham the latest club to be linked with the striker.

Phil Neville may snub the chance to join David Moyes' backroom team at Manchester United in order to become a manager in his own right.

Roy Hodgson is hoping for big things from Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain at Arsenal next season.

Roberto Martinez is convinced that Marouane Fellaini will stay at Everton despite his £24m buy-out clause.

Mark Hughes is confident he can rescue Charlie Adam's Stoke career.

Robin van Persie says Sir Alex Ferguson's decision to retire shocked the players to the core.

Southampton want Getafe midfielder Diego Castro.

Sunderland hitman Stephane Sessegnon wants to leave Wearside.

Hull want released Fulham keeper Mark Schwarzer.

Victor Moses could be a surprise target for Everton boss Roberto Martinez.

Newcastle admit that skipper Fabricio Coloccini's future is up in the air.

Fulham are closing in on PSV Eindhoven's striker Ola Toivonen.

Internacional striker Leandro Damiao has not given up on a move to Spurs.

Arsenal flop Nicklas Bendtner says six clubs are chasing him.

Nottingham Forest and Bolton are tracking West Ham youngster Rob Hall.

Steve Lomas wants Kyle Lafferty as his first Millwall signing.

QPR are set to pay off injury-hit defender Luke Young.

Napoli boss Rafa Benitez will rivals Barcelona's bid to sign Thomas Vermaelen.

Crystal Palace are lining up a move for Reading's Garath McCleary.

THE SUN

Manchester United face an almighty battle to land Cristiano Ronaldo.

New Everton boss Roberto Martinez insists Marouane Fellaini is going nowhere.

Kevin Davies is closing in on a move to Sheffield Wednesday.

Swansea will thrash out Michael Laudrup's future on Tuesday.

QPR could pay off injury-hit defender Luke Young.

David Weir is Sheffield United's new manager.

Steve Lomas aims to make Kyle Lafferty his first signing at Millwall.

Southampton have moved ahead of Liverpool and AC Milan in the race for Lyon defender Dejan Lovren.

Nani will call David Moyes on Monday before making an announcement on his future.

Steve Bruce is ready to raid Birmingham for defender Curtis Davies.

Huddersfield are chasing Nottingham Forest striker Dexter Blackstock.

DAILY STAR SUNDAY

Jose Mourinho will launch his return to Chelsea by making Porto's £20million-rated Eliaquim Mangala his new John Terry. He also wants Marco van Ginkel.

Swansea will turn to Gus Poyet or Gianfranco Zola if Michael Laudrup leaves.

Argentinian side San Lorenzo have abandoned their bid to sign Newcastle's Fabricio Coloccini.

Manchester United target Cesc Fabregas will only play for Arsenal if he ever decides to quit Barcelona.

Misfit Gervinho is closing in on a £12million switch from Arsenal to Galatasaray.

Arsenal goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski is wanted by Besiktas.

Liverpool are closing in on the £4million signing of Portugal defender Tiago Ilori.

Tim Sherwood is "one million per cent certain" Gareth Bale will stay at Tottenham.

Monaco will turn to Gael Clichy if they fail to land Patrice Evra.

Manchester United and Celtic are checking out Oldham's keeper Luke Simpson.

Middlesbrough are ready to offer freed Brighton midfielder David Lopez a deal.

Sheffield Wednesday are planning a move for giant Dinamo Zagreb striker Ivan Krstanovic.

Christian Benteke is being lined up by Serie A side Fiorentina.

Manchester United, Chelsea, Arsenal and Napoli all want Everton star Marouane Fellaini.

Steve McClaren has emerged as favourite to replace Roberto Martinez as the boss of Wigan.

Ipswich and Middlesbrough have joined Sheffield Wednesday in the hunt for freed Brighton midfielder Gary Dicker.

Steve Bruce is ready to make a summer move for Jermaine Pennant.

Southampton and Liverpool will move to hijack Roberto Martinez's attempts to take Arouna Kone to Everton.

SUNDAY MIRROR

Demba Ba faces a battle to save his Chelsea career after only five months at the club.

Edin Dzeko is set to be handed a lifeline by new Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini.

Spurs are battling Borussia Dortmund for Brazil wonderkid Bernard.

Alan Pardew has urged Newcastle to splash the cash this summer as they seek a top half finish.

Roberto Mancini has set up a base in London in the hope he can land a big Premier League job.

Michael Laudrup has been dealt another transfer blow keeping his Swansea future in the balance.

Aston Villa are set to open talks over Christian Benteke's future next week.

MAIL ON SUNDAY

Arsene Wenger is ready to smash Arsenal's transfer record this week with bids for Gonzalo Higuain, Ilkay Gundogan and Lars Bender.

Chelsea have offered keeper Thibault Courtois and £40million to break the impasse over Edinson Cavani.

Liverpool will step up their efforts to sign Sunderland goalkeeper Simon Mignolet after mixed messages from Pepe Reina over his future at Anfield.

New Everton manager Roberto Martinez is considering a £10million move for Chelsea forward Victor Moses.

Fulham are targeting £3million Wolves winger Bakary Sako.

SUNDAY EXPRESS

Returning Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho is preparing a staggering £90million transfer splash on top strikers Edinson Cavani and Hulk.

Stuart Peace's six-year tenure as England Under-21 boss is now under real threat.

Andy Carroll has been priced out of a dream move back to former club Newcastle.

SUNDAY TIMES

Jose Mourinho has targeted Bayern Munich's Mario Gomez as an alternative to Napoli's Edinson Cavani as Chelsea attempt to recruit a centre-forward.

SUNDAY TELEGRAPH

Jose Mourinho is planning a move for Real Madrid's Xabi Alonso as he begins his overhaul of the Chelsea squad.

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ven if United were to sign CR7 & Messi to play upfront, the fact remains Fletcher and Cleverly are playing in midfield. That's where the problem is. Fletcher is too slow with an awful pass, while Cleverly is simply rubbish

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rop Rooney (he's so disappointing, overrated and overpaid), and play Di Maria and RVP upfront, much like the set up at the Netherlands team with Roben and RVP...

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