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Liverpool are close to signing defender Alex Pearce, who has rejected a new deal with Reading, while West Ham want Everton's Nikica Jelavic.

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Alex Pearce: Seems to be on his way to Anfield

Alex Pearce: Seems to be on his way to Anfield

THE TIMES

Manchester City are preparing to offload up to 12 players this summer as part of an extensive overhaul of the squad.

Alan Pardew has been backed to revive the fortunes of Newcastle after speaking with owner Mike Ashley.

THE SUN

Manchester United will have to battle PSG for Cristiano Ronaldo.

Henning Berg's spell in charge of Blackburn cost the club £40,000 per day after the Norweigian won a £2.25m compensation claim.

Harry Redknapp is staying with QPR after winning his budget battle with owner Tony Fernandes.

Carlos Tevez would 'die' to return to Boca Juniors but fears Manchester City would price him out of the move.

Dave Jones has launched a legal battle against former club Cardiff and claims he is owed nearly £540,000.

Arsenal want Southampton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin to replace the injury-prone Abou Diaby.

Liverpool have edged closer to signing defender Alex Pearce, who has rejected a new contract with relegated Reading.

West Ham are tracking Everton's Nikica Jelavic.

John Sheridan is to get a new deal as Plymouth boss.

DAILY MAIL

Manchester City owner Sheikh Mansour is close to sealing a $100m deal to establish a new MLS team in New York.

Galatasaray are after Manchester City left-back Gael Clichy while they are also planning a £12m bid for Bayern Munich's Arjen Robben.

Toronto FC and Vancouver Whitecaps are tracking Jermaine Pennant.

Liverpool are stepping up interest in Sporting Lisbon defender Tiago Ilori.

Cardiff are ready to make another bid to sign Matt Phillips from Blackpool this summer for £3m.

DAILY MIRROR

Angry Tony Fernandes has blasted QPR's wage-thieves who have ripped the heart out of the club.

West Ham are eyeing Nikica Jelavic as a cut-price alternative to Andy Carroll.

Tottenham are ready to splash out £6.5m for Blackpool's Thomas Ince as they start planning for next season.

Derby want to snatch striker James Vaughan from under the noses of Huddersfield.

Arsenal are watching teenage striker Thierry Anang, seen as the rising star of Cameroon football.

Carlos Tevez admits he has been priced out of a dream move to Boca Juniors.

DAILY EXPRESS

Blackburn have been ordered to pay £2.25m in compensation to former boss Henning Berg.

Owner Anton Zingarevich says Reading are financially strong enough to cope with their relgation to the Championship.

DAILY STAR

Roman Abramovich wants to dump John Terry as Chelsea captain and replace him with David Luiz.

Teenager Sam Byram has pledged his future to home-town club Leeds.

Reading defender Alex Pearce has moved a step closer to joining Liverpool by rejecting a new contract with the Royals.

Ex-boss Stale Solbakken says the blame for Wolves' likely relegation from the Championships rests firmly with owner Steve Morgan.

DAILY TELEGRAPH

PSG's Qatari owners are confident Arsene Wenger will take charge of the club this summer.

Jose Mourinho's future at Real Madrid is expected to be decided in the next few weeks.

David Luiz is set to replace John Terry as Chelsea's long-term captain.

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ow are people still backing Arsenal for the title? It's like you're predicting the tide not to come in; Arsenal will finish third or fourth and make the quarter final of the Champions League. It was ever thus.

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othing screams 'Panic!!' when your new manager brings Fellaini on as a sub for your star signing of the summer and within 5 minutes you concede the winner. I know it is only the first game in but I would seriously be sh1**ng myself I was a Man Utd supporter. This has the potential of being very nasty indeed.

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n the words of Pete Townsend, meet the new boss, the same as the old boss. Though I would comment that it's 3 more points than we picked up in the same fixture last year, so that's a 100% improvement.

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