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Chelsea are eyeing Jackson Martinez, Man United are preparing a £30million bid for Mesut Ozil, while Jack Wilshere has a warning for Arsenal.

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Jackson Martinez: Linked with move to Stamford Bridge

Jackson Martinez: Linked with move to Stamford Bridge

THE SUN

Real Madrid have set the stage for Gareth Bale's unveiling.

David Moyes says Everton are holding Leighton Baines and Marouane Fellaini back by not allowing them to join Manchester United.

Jose Mourinho reckons Spurs blundered badly in their bid to sign Willian.

Jack Wilshere has warned Arsene Wenger's critics that if they drive the Arsenal boss out he could follow.

Wilfried Bony has urged Swansea not to sell Michu to Arsenal.

Michael Laudrup has hinted Ki Sung-Yueng could leave Swansea.

Manchester United flop Bebe is a target for Portuguese club Pacos de Ferreira.

Ian Holloway is closing in on AS Nancy winger Yohan Mollo.

Morten Gamst Pedersen is in talks with Turkish club Karabukspor.

Wigan's French striker Nouha Dicko is being chased by Burnley, Bournemouth and Millwall.

DAILY MIRROR

Tottenham believe Chelsea gazumped them for £30million Willian because Jose Mourinho fears they are genuine title contenders.

Arsene Wenger hinted last night that Arsenal's striker hunt could still hinge on Luis Suarez.

DAILY STAR

Manchester United are poised to launch a £30million bid for Real Madrid's Mesut Ozil.

Gareth Bale will snub Tottenham's clash with Swansea tomorrow as he prepares for his unveiling at Real Madrid next week

Jose Mourinho has taunted Tottenham after snatching Willian from their clutches.

Swansea new boy Wilfried Bony believes the club can enjoy a great season - if they hang on to star talent Michu.

Andros Townsend believes the sale of Gareth Bale can open the door for him at Tottenham this season.

Peter Beardsley believes Philippe Countinho can become as good a player for the Reds as Kenny Dalglish once was.

Manchester City are scouring Europe for a new defender after losing Vincent Kompany for a month.

Jack Wilshere has warned that he could quit Arsenal if Arsene Wenger is forced out.

DAILY EXPRESS

Jack Wilshere may quit Arsenal if Arsene Wenger is forced out as manager.

DAILY MAIL

David Moyes yesterday raised the stakes in his battle with Everton for Leighton Baines and Marouane Fellaini.

Arsenal are again scouting Emiliano Viviano as they revise their goalkeeping targets.

Reading are keen on a move for former Fulham striker Mladen Petric.

Cardiff want Jires Kembo Ekoko, who plays for United Arab Emirates side Al Ain.

THE INDEPENDENT

The Brazilian playmaker Willian was persuaded by Chelsea to break off his negotiations with Tottenham while he was undergoing a medical with Spurs, it emerged yesterday, when Jose Mourinho indicated that his club had won an ill-tempered battle for the player's signature.

David Moyes has responded to criticism of Manchester United's pursuit of Leighton Baines and Marouane Fellaini by suggesting that his successor as Everton manager, Roberto Martinez, would be wrong to stand in the way of the pair moving to Old Trafford.

THE TIMES

If the transfer of Gareth Bale is the most protracted of the summer, Chelsea's capture of Willian is the smash and grab of the decade.

Chelsea are monitoring Jackson Martinez as a possible alternative to Wayne Rooney of Manchester United. The striker scored 26 times in 27 appearances last season for Porto.

THE GUARDIAN

Jose Mourinho made little attempt to hide his delight at hijacking Tottenham's move for Willian as the north London club raged behind the scenes about Chelsea's £32million capture of the Anzhi Makhachkala forward representing a vendetta against them.

David Moyes has claimed Everton's manager, Roberto Martinez, is holding back the careers of Marouane Fellaini and Leighton Baines by not allowing them to be sold to Manchester United

Brendan Rodgers remains determined to sign a left winger before the transfer deadline to allow Philippe Coutinho to develop as a number 10 at Liverpool.

DAILY TELEGRAPH

David Moyes has returned fire at Everton manager Roberto Martinez by telling his Goodison Park successor to "do what is right" for Manchester United targets Leighton Baines and Marouane Fellaini

Jose Mourinho has taunted Tottenham over their failed pursuit of Willian after helping Chelsea woo the Brazilian out of the arms of Andre Villas-Boas.

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worry about these types of conclusions on a teams brilliance when it was very clear that Argentina had 4 chances where they really should have scored and on chances alone then it would have been the more pragmatic Argentinians who would be the best in the world. I like the Germany team but this just shows that even with planning it relies on a great deal of luck and finding your opponents at just the right time.

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e all know the British public don't have the patience to plan for 14 years. No chance. As soon as our young players don't win the world cup they get harrassed and abused to the point of mental breakdown. No, England likes to react to failure by sacking the manager and tearing up their best laid plans in favour of something shiny and new to keep the knee jerkers happy.

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lad Messi was player of the tournament, there was no-one more deserving. Except Robben. And James Rodriguez. Or Muller and half the Germany team etc etc

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