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Newcastle are the latest club to show an interest in Reading defender Alex Pearce, while Andy Carroll's Liverpool exit is set to be finalised.

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Alex Pearce: Attracting Premier League interest

Alex Pearce: Attracting Premier League interest

LONDON EVENING STANDARD

Arsene Wenger has admitted Arsenal would be interested in signing Wayne Rooney but believes the Manchester United striker's relationship with David Moyes is the key factor in his availability.

FULHAM CHRONICLE

Mark Schwarzer admits he's no closer to resolving his Fulham future.

QPR have recalled Hogan Ephraim from his loan spell at MLS side Toronto FC.

MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS

Craig Bellamy has lifted the lid on the tensions former Blues boss Roberto Mancini caused among the City squad during his spell in charge.

Former Manchester United striker Ruud van Nistelrooy played under incoming Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini for both Real Madrid and Malaga - and says he is "up there with the best" managers in the game.

Manchester City legend Paul Lake is to leave the Blues to take up a role with the Premier League.

Former Manchesterr United defender Henning Berg thinks Wayne Rooney will have final say on whether he leaves Old Trafford - although he does not expect United to give in easily.

LIVERPOOL ECHO

Andy Carroll's exit from Anfield is set to be confirmed this week as Liverpool look to fend off interest in Luis Suarez.

Monday is likely to be new manager D-Day for Everton.

NEWCASTLE CHRONICLE

Monaco could be set to test Newcastle United's resolve over Yohan Cabaye.

Paolo Di Canio's Sunderland have joined the queue of clubs monitoring Romelu Lukaku's situation at Chelsea.

THE JOURNAL

Newcastle United's summer recruitment drive is likely to be limited to a striker and a central defender as the club takes a conscious decision to add quality rather than quantity this close season.

SUNDERLAND ECHO

Alfred N'Diaye is confident Sunderland fans will see the best of him next season after enduring a baptism of fire in his first few months in the Premier League.

EVENING GAZETTE

Bolton boss Dougie Freedman is believed to have gone cool on a move for Middlesbrough's Marvin Emnes.

SOUTH WALES EVENING POST

Swansea City will keep their counsel for now over Michael Laudrup amid concerns within the Liberty boardroom that he could move on this summer.

BIRMINGHAM MAIL

Paul Lambert admits he is relaxed about his own contract situation at Villa after reaching his first anniversary as claret and blues boss on Saturday.

Birmingham City new-boy Neal Eardley says he has been given a licence to thrill by Lee Clark. The right-back, who has joined on a Bosman from Blackpool, reveals manager Clark is determined that Blues are attack-minded next season.

EXPRESS & STAR

West Brom striker Shane Long today claimed he is ready to fill the void if Romelu Lukaku doesn't return to The Hawthorns - and insisted he is relaxed about his contract talks.

Outgoing Richard Dunne today questioned Paul Lambert's selection policy but insisted he is not bitter over his Aston Villa exit.

Wolves today unveiled Kenny Jackett as their first head coach - with chief executive Jez Moxey branding the new boss the club's "Special One."

THE PINK UN

Former Norwich academy product Chris Martin believes his permanent Derby move can provide a new lease of life to his football career.

READING POST

Newcastle United are the latest club to show an interest in Reading defender Alex Pearce.

THE SENTINEL

Asmir Begovic says he is happy to sit down to discuss his Stoke City future with new boss Mark Hughes.

WIGAN EVENING POST

Roberto Martinez will find out in the next 24 hours if he is to become the new manager of Everton.

LANCASHIRE TELEGRAPH

Blackburn Rovers insisted last night that they are yet to receive any official approaches for Jordan Rhodes - but several Premier League clubs are seriously considering making a move for the striker.

THE STAR

Graham Arnold's extravagant wage demands prompted managerless Sheffield United to end their dialogue with the Central Coach Mariners coach.

EVENING TIMES

Honduran international Arnold Peralta has agreed a four-year deal with Rangers.

Rangers interim chief executive Craig Mather has vowed to tackle the 'enemies' who tried to kick the club while it was down.

THE SCOTSMAN

Gordon Greer has admitted he thought his chances of playing for Scotland had gone after several years of being overlooked for the senior squad.

Hearts have confirmed that convicted sex offender Craig Thomson's contract with them has come to an end, freeing around £1,500 per week from their wage bill.

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