Regional Paper Talk: Liverpool track Atsu

Liverpool are in pole position to sign Porto's Christian Atsu, West Brom want Yossi Benayoun, and Billy Sharp has denied he is joining Reading.

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Christian Atsu: Wanted at Anfield

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LONDON EVENING STANDARD

Arsenal are set to make Gonzalo Higuain the club's highest-paid player once a transfer fee is agreed with Real Madrid.

Andy Carroll sees no reason why he cannot help fire West Ham to some long-overdue silverware.

THE BOLTON NEWS

Bolton insist there has been no firm offer for Matt Mills from Leeds United, despite mounting speculation that he is heading out of the club.

LANCASHIRE TELEGRAPH

Blackburn Rovers are in discussions over a shirt sponsorship deal for the new season - but they intend to steer clear of the controversy that marred link-ups at Newcastle and Bolton.

THE STAR

Sheffield United manager David Weir will use the transfer market to bring "different skills sets" to Bramall Lane.

Sheffield Wednesday boss Dave Jones is expected to significantly beef up his forward line this summer as he aims to stablise the club in the Championship.

FULHAM CHRONICLE

Fernando Torres has rubbished talk of a Chelsea exit this summer.

MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS

New £30million signing Fernandinho says the Man City fans deserve to taste success in Europe's top tournament for the first time.

Speculation that Barcelona youngster Thiago Alcantara could be on his way to Manchester United has intensified after a message from David de Gea.

LIVERPOOL ECHO

Liverpool are in pole position to sign Christian Atsu this summer - but the Reds fear they will have to wait if they are to secure the FC Porto winger.

Roberto Martinez will look to bolster Everton's goalkeeping options this summer but Tim Howard has revealed how he plans to stay as first choice.

NEWCASTLE CHRONICLE

Newcastle United legend Alan Shearer has hit out at the Magpies and labelled the current mess as a 'PR disaster'.

Sunderland have landed one of Sweden's most highly-rated youngsters, teenager David Moberg-Karlsson becoming the latest player to join Paolo Di Canio's Wearside revolution.

EVENING GAZETTE

Middlesbrough are working hard to try to land their first summer capture before the start of pre-season training on Monday.

DAILY ECHO

Southampton striker Billy Sharp has denied reports he has agreed to join Reading.

WIGAN EVENING POST

Wigan Athletic will have to get used to being the prize scalp in the Championship next term, according to chief executive Jonathan Jackson.

BIRMINGHAM MAIL

Gareth Southgate says moving to Aston Villa was a brave decision by Joe Bennett.

Chris Brunt hopes to banish West Brom's mid-winter slump once and for all.

EXPRESS & STAR

West Brom are on the trail of playmaker Yossi Benayoun as their summer transfer plans begin to take shape.

YORKSHIRE EVENING POST

Leeds United manager Brian McDermott will meet with club bosses today in a bid to kick-start some transfer business - with a number of his summer targets ready and waiting to join.

READING POST

Alex Pearce is close to signing a new deal with Reading after talks over a new contract took a step forward during the past fortnight.

EVENING TIMES

Davie Weir believes Rangers manager Ally McCoist has made summer signings which can propel the Ibrox club back to the forefront of the Scottish game.

Celtic are today expected to complete the signing of defender Virgil van Dijk on a four-year deal as he arrived in Glasgow.

THE SCOTSMAN

Staff at the crisis-hit football club Hearts will be made redundant later today, the administrator has said.

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