Paper Talk: Rivals eye Fernandinho swoop

Manchester rivals City and United are in a battle to sign Shakhtar star Fernandinho, while West Ham and Stoke want St Etienne's Faouzi Ghoulam.

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Fernandinho: Target for City and United

Fernandinho: Target for City and United

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THE SUN

Arsenal are set to announce that five of their young stars have signed new contracts - but Theo Walcott is not yet among them.

Sir Alex Ferguson met Pep Guardiola in New York this week with the former Barcelona boss still undecided over his future.

Kenwyne Jones fears he could be on his way out of Stoke this summer.

QPR chief Tony Fernandes says he might not have axed Mark Hughes were it not for Harry Redknapp's availability.

Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini faces spending cuts after the 20 Premier League clubs agreed to financial curbs.

Daniel Sturridge will opt for Liverpool over Tottenham when he quits Chelsea next month.

Gary Hooper is eyeing a Premier League move after talks over a new Celtic deal stalled.

It would now cost Chelsea or Manchester City £312million to buy Lionel Messi.

West Ham and Stoke are keen on St Etienne star Faouzi Ghoulam.

Fulham boss Martin Jol is eyeing up a move for Nottingham Forest's Lewis McGugan.

DAILY MIRROR

Arsene Wenger has tied up deals to keep Arsenal's British talent and also held peace talks with Theo Walcott.

Manchester City target Stevan Jovetic says there is only a 50 per cent chance he will stay with Fiorentina.

Manchester rivals City and United are in a battle to sign Shakhtar Donetsk star Fernandinho.

AC Milan have joined Juventus in pursuing Didier Drogba.

Everton boss David Moyes has challenged Phil Jagielka to help filll the goalscoring hole left by Marouane Fellaini's ban.

Jimmy Kebe has slammed Reading's summer business and told the board: Dig deep in January or we're doomed.

DAILY STAR

Daniel Sturridge will complete his £12million move to Liverpool next month to spark a spectacular Chelsea spending spree. The Blues are eyeing up at least £100million worth of talent including Joao Moutinho, Falcao and Marouane Fellaini.

Tottenham and Newcastle are trying to hijack Liverpool's move for Tom Ince.

Thomas Vermaelen has begged Theo Walcott to stay at Arsenal.

Jimmy Kebe reckons Reading can say goodbye to the Premier League if they don't buy big in January.

Loic Remy has opened the door for a January move to Newcastle.

Fulham boss Martin Jol is weighing up a surprise January move for Nottingham Forest's Lewis McGugan.

QPR chairman Tony Fernandes admits the fear of missing out on Harry Redknapp forced him to sack Mark Hughes.

Sunderland boss Martin O'Neill wants urgent talks with Spurs to sort out Danny Rose's future.

DAILY MAIL

Furious Blackburn manager Henning Berg stormed out of the club's Christmas party after he was made to wear a stocking on his head and dance on stage.

Monaco coach Claudio Ranieri has confirmed his desire to bring David Beckham to the ambitious Ligue 2 club.

Marseille striker Loic Remy has confirmed he would be interested in joining Newcastle.

Stoke are showing interest in Bolton winger Lee Chung-yong.

DAILY EXPRESS

Rafa Benitez says he and bitter rival Neil Warnock must behave and set an example at tonight's League Cup quarter-final between Leeds and Chelsea.

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