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Tottenham will spend £36million on strikers Leandro Damiao and Roberto Soldado, Napoli want Fernando Torres, and Leeds are in for Kevin Doyle.

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Roberto Soldado: Tracked by Tottenham

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DAILY TELEGRAPH

Manuel Pellegrini is expected to start work at Manchester City on June 3.

Darren Bent has been told he can leave Aston Villa.

Stoke are completing a shortlist of targets to replace Tony Pulis with Roberto Martinez, Roberto Di Matteo, Gus Poyet and Mark Hughes all under consideration.

Wigan chairman Dave Whelan is confident Roberto Martinez will stay on as manager.

Newcastle are not prepared to pay Liverpool the £15m transfer fee agreed with West Ham for Andy Carroll.

Gareth Bale has given his clearest hint that he will stay with Tottenham next season.

Real Madrid are preparing to approach Jupp Heynckes about the possibility of replacing Jose Mourinho.

Athletico Bilbao's Fernando Amorebieta and Dnipro's Derek Boateng have joined Fulham on free transfers.

Arsenal want Thomas Vermaelen to stay next season even if they sign a fourth centre back.

Motherwell manager Stuart McCall is holding talks with Sheffield United.

Bradford manager Phil Parkinson has signed a new three-year contract.

DAILY MIRROR

PSG are planning a £100m deal to land Wayne Rooney.

Scott Sinclair has had a rib removed following a blood clot in his shoulder.

Napoli want Fernando Torres and Rafa Benitez to form a dream team in Italy.

Gareth Bale has vowed to lead Tottenham back into the Champions League next season.

Liverpool are bracing themselves for Bayern Munich to step up their interest in Luis Suarez.

Doncaster manager Paul Dickov will raid his old club Oldham for Jose Baxter and Lee Croft.

Christian Benteke is set for further contract talks with Aston Villa when he returns from duty with the Belgium squad in the USA.

Gary Bowyer hopes to be named as the new Blackburn boss today.

Bolton have snapped up Blackpool skipper Alex Baptiste.

Leeds boss Brian McDermott wants to team up again with Reading old boys Kevin Doyle and Stephen Hunt.

THE TIMES

Manuel Pellegrini will begin work at Manchester City a week on Monday.

Roberto Martinez will decide today whether to continue as Wigan boss.

Aston Villa face an anxious wait to see if Christain Benteke will sign a new deal.

Brendan Rodgers expects Andy Carroll's future to be decided long before the end of the transfer window after Liverpool accepted a £15m offer for the striker from West Ham.

Carlton Cole will not be offered a new contract by West Ham.

Tottenham could revive their interest in Leandro Damiao.

DAILY MAIL

Manchester City will appoint Manuel Pellegrini as their new manager at the start of June and he will immediately open talks with Carlos Tevez about the forward's future.

Roberto Martinez has promised to give Wigan a final decision on his future today.

Hull are launching a bid to sign free agent Maynor Figueroa.

Thomas Vermaelen fears he might have to leave Arsenal to keep alive his hopes of playing for Belgium in the World Cup.

West Brom have released winger Jerome Thomas and defender Gonzalo Jara.

Brighton will consider a move for Tim Sherwood should current boss Gus Poyet leave in the summer.

THE SUN

Arsenal will listen to £5million bids for Thomas Vermaelen.

Manuel Pellegrini has been told to play "beautiful football" and take Manchester City to the next level.

Gareth Bale has been urged by Sergio Ramos to join him at Real Madrid.

Alan Pardew has been given the green light to carry on as Newcastle manager by owner Mike Ashley.

Roberto Martinez will tell Wigan today whether he wants to stay on as manager.

Andy Carroll has been told to hurry up and make his mind up by West Ham.

Sunderland want £2.25m for striker Ji Dong-Won.

Norwich are to step up their interest in Chris McCann following his release from Burnley.

New Manchester United manager David Moyes is weighing up a £15m bid for Barcelona midfielder Thiago.

Robert Green has vowed to stay at QPR and fight for the No1 jersey.

Arsenal midfield starlet Josh Rees is a target for Middlesbrough.

DAILY STAR

Jose Mourinho will fly to London on June 2 and sign a four-year deal with Chelsea worth £250,000 per week.

Manuel Pellegrini has paved the way for a move to Manchester City by quitting Malaga.

Arsenal are lining up a £19m bid for Real Madrid striker Gonzalo Higuain.

Alan Pardew has been told he must do better after crunch talks with Newcastle owner Mike Ashley.

Andy Carroll wanted to return to Liverpool but Anfield bosses axed the idea because of his wages.

Malky Mackay has distanced himself from the Everton job and says his focus is on Cardiff.

Jurgen Klopp has told Manchester United to forget about signing Robert Lewandoski.

DAILY EXPRESS

PSG have made contact with Wayne Rooney as they step up their attempts to sign the striker and his former team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo.

Tottenham are ready to launch a £36m double bid to bring Leandro Damiao and Roberto Soldado to White Hart Lane.

Stilyan Petrov is to take up a coaching role at Aston Villa next season.

Liverpool are poised to win the race to sign Barcelona teenage prodigy Sergi Canos.

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