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Shinji Kagawa's future is in doubt, the race is on for Chelsea star Nathaniel Chalobah, and Championship clubs are lining up loan moves.

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LONDON EVENING STANDARD

Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari confirmed goalkeeper Julio Cesar will definitely be going to the World Cup next year but said there are still four or five places up for grabs in his 23-man squad.

Yaya Sanogo admits he must get stronger to be a success for Arsenal in the Premier League.

MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS

Sergio Aguero is tipping Manchester City to be the surprise package of the Champions League.

Manchester United midfielder Shinji Kagawa told reporters to ask his club manager why he isn't playing at Old Trafford after impressing again for Japan.

LIVERPOOL ECHO

Liverpool have once again been linked with Barcelona's Martin Montoya.

New Liverpool defender Tiago Ilori says he would consider an offer to play for England - but has hinted he will remain loyal to Portugal.

Roberto Martinez hopes that loan signing Romelu Lukaku can be the man to add a missing goal spark to the Everton front line.

NEWCASTLE CHRONICLE

Newcastle United boss Alan Pardew has revealed that Yohan Cabaye has been "working overtime" during the international break and should start against Aston Villa this weekend.

Fabio Borini is determined to put his injury nightmares behind him and prove himself at Sunderland.

Former Sunderland star Martin Gray wants to see Paolo Di Canio give the youngsters at his former club a chance to shine

THE JOURNAL

Shola Ameobi could further delay Loic Remy's full Newcastle United debut after continuing his goalscoring form in Kaduna yesterday.

Charis Mavrias is confident of improving this season and believes that Sunderland will end up one of the top 10 or 12 teams in the Premier League

SUNDERLAND ECHO

Sunderland will have to splash out around £2.5million if they want to sign full-back Ondrej Celustka on a permanent deal.

BIRMINGHAM MAIL

Surplus stopper Shay Given has lifted the lid on his frustrations at Aston Villa - but has not given up on playing for the club again.

Nathan Baker is set to return to contention for Villa's match against Newcastle on Saturday after overcoming his opening day injury.

Billy Jones is hopeful West Bromwich Albion's new contingent can kick-start the club's poor start to the season.

Tom Adeyemi believes the controversial and "crazy" night at Yeovil Town has helped galvanise Birmingham City.

EXPRESS & STAR

Aston Villa are open to loan offers for goalkeeper Shay Given from Championship clubs, but will not allow the former Republic of Ireland international leave without a subsidy for his £3m a year salary.

Former Walsall winger Julian Gray could be in line for a return to the Banks's after the 33-year-old made a surprise appearance for the club's reserve side in a 5-3 win at Wigan Athletic.

Wolves today played down an injury scare to captain Sam Ricketts as Kenny Jackett ruled out any loan signings for at least a month.

THE SENTINEL

Jack Butland has emerged as one England's most eligible loan targets as lower division managers are given a chance to start wheeling and dealing again.

Port Vale will not be looking to strengthen their squad with loan signings, says assistant boss Mark Grew.

NEWHAM RECORDER

Mathieu Flamini says Arsenal are ready to challenge for the Premier League title and Champions League this season as they bid to end their trophy drought.

THE PINK UN

Leroy Fer believes Norwich City have made a good start to the season - and there will be more to come once the action restarts.

YORKSHIRE EVENING POST

Former Leeds United chief executive Shaun Harvey will resign from the club's board of directors on September 30, 24 hours before he takes charge of the Football League.

Noel Hunt says he will take criticism "on the chin" after voicing disappointment with the start of his career at Leeds United.

THE BOLTON NEWS

El-Hadji Diouf has been tipped for a Reebok recall after proving his fitness to Leeds United boss Brian McDermott this week.

Dougie Freedman will have to look for answers from within his existing squad for this weekend's clash with Leeds United, with no loan signings on the manager's wishlist.

WIGAN EVENING POST

Owen Coyle has not ruled-out bolstering his squad further despite being satisfied the Latics have the depth to take them through to summer.

EVENING GAZETTE

Tony Mowbray was getting back down to the business of filling in the gaps today as the loan window opened. Norwich centre-back Daniel Ayala, Craig Dawson at West Brom, Shane Duffy at Everton and Manchester United youngster Michael Keane are all on Mowbray's radar.

The Scot is also eyeing firepower up front, with Norwich hitman Luciano Becchio, Ricardo Vaz Te of West Ham, former Boro target Stephen Dobbie at Crystal Palace and Jonathan Obika at Spurs amongst the possibilities.

THE STAR

Former Sheffield United defender David Unsworth is a candidate for the vacant managerial position at Carlisle.

Sheffield United have compiled a list of potential targets as manager David Weir prepares to enter the emergency loan market.

Martin Taylor's exit from Hillsborough is just the start of the Owls' use of the emergency loan market.

READING POST

Jake Taylor accepts he may have to spend more time out on loan as he continues to chase his dream of cementing a place in Royals' first team.

Ensuring there is a pathway for the club's youngsters to progress into the first team is key for Nigel Adkins.

THE SCOTSMAN

Vladimir Romanov is still on the run from Lithuanian courts after facing claims of embezzlement relating to the bankrupt Ukio Bankas.

Hibs fought tooth and nail for Leigh Griffiths to stay on a permanent basis, with chairman Rod Petrie saying it took up much of Pat Fenlon's time over the summer.

Ally McCoist is waiting to hear if Rangers have any money left to sign Marius Zaliukas or Boris Pandza.

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