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DAILY MAIL

Further revelations have revealed former Cardiff boss Malky Mackay used a slur towards the club’s owner Vincent Tan in a text message to head of recruitment at the time Iain Moody.

Former Chelsea striker Samuel Eto’o has had a medical at Liverpool and is on standby in case the deal for Mario Balotelli falls through.

DAILY EXPRESS

Manchester United striker Danny Welbeck is up for grabs to the best offer after he was told he was surplus to requirements by manager Louis van Gaal.

Sunderland boss Gus Poyet will look to the loan market for further signings this summer and has not given up on signing Liverpool striker Fabio Borini.

THE SUN

QPR boss Harry Redknapp still does not know why Tottenham sacked him in 2012. He makes an emotional return to White Hart Lane with Rangers on Sunday.

Leicester are closing on the signing of Chilean playmaker Marcelo Diaz from Basel. He had an impressive World Cup and could be let go for £4million.

Overlooked Chelsea youngster Marco van Ginkel wants a move away from the club after holding talks over his future. He was not included in the squad to face to Burnley on the opening day.

Former Aston Villa and Birmingham City manager Alex McLeish has become the new manager of Belgian club Genk.

DAILY STAR

Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini believes Liverpool could not handle the pressure of the title race last term and will crack under the same weight again this year.

Stoke City manager Mark Hughes has blocked the sale of his goalkeeper Asmir Begovic, who is wanted by a host of European clubs.

DAILY MIRROR

Everton, QPR, Internazionale and Ajax are queuing up to sign Samuel Eto'o if he does not sign a verbally agreed one-year deal at Liverpool. 

Sunderland manager Gus Poyet has lamented players' desire to live in London over the north-east of England after losing out on QPR's new arrival Eduardo Vargas.

Fulham striker Kostas Mitroglou wants out of the club after Felix Magath said the club made a mistake spending £12m on him in January.

INDEPENDENT

Hull City are waiting to hear back from Blackburn over an improved £10m offer for their star striker Jordan Rhodes, after turning down an original bid of £8m.

Tottenham will allow centre-back Vlad Chiriches to join Roma after moving closer to bringing in Sevilla captain Federico Fazio for £8m.

THE GUARDIAN

Chelsea will consider the wish of Petr Cech should he tell them he wishes to leave after Thibault Courtois was chosen as the club's new No.1 this term. Boss Jose Mourinho is at pains to lose him and hopes the idea of rotation keeps him happy.

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