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THE SUN

Chelsea are set to unveil £7.5million striker Demba Ba as Inter Milan line up a swoop for Frank Lampard.

Joe Cole will get a £4million pay-off from Liverpool to join West Ham for nothing.

Edinson Cavani has put Manchester City on alert after his agent revealed he is likely to leave Napoli in the summer.

French side Lille want QPR striker Djibril Cisse.

Swansea are ready to sign Real Betis midfielder Jose Canas for £200,000.

Sunderland look to be winning the race to sign Paris Saint-Germain striker Guillaume Hoarau.

Fulham are close to a loan deal for Ghana star Derek Boateng.

West Brom want £4million for midfielder Graham Dorrans.

West Ham seem willing to let misfit striker Modibo Maiga leave for Newcastle.

Stoke, Fulham and Udinese are locked in a three-way battle for Saint Etienne's Faouzi Ghoulam.

Neil Redfearn could return to Barnsley - as boss.

Reading hope to complete a £400,000 deal for Australia international Tomas Rogic.

Peterborough boss Darren Ferguson will ask his dad to lend him midfielder Nick Powell.

DAILY MIRROR

Joe Cole is set to return to West Ham after Sam Allardyce beat QPR boss Harry Redknapp to the Liverpool misfit's signature.

Demba Ba's move to Chelsea hinges on a medical this morning.

Arsene Wenger is confident that Theo Walcott will finally commit to a new Arsenal deal.

Blackburn's bid to bring in Peter Taylor as their next manager has hit a snag due to a tax problem.

Sunderland will fight Everton and Liverpool for Paris Saint-Germain's Guillaume Hoarau.

Jermaine Jenas has returned to Spurs after making just one start in three months on loan at Nottingham Forest.

DAILY STAR

Theo Walcott showed his dedication to Arsenal by playing against Southampton despite being ill.

Chelsea yesterday clinched the signing of Demba Ba after triggering the £7million release clause in his Newcastle contract.

Joe Cole last night had a medical at West Ham ahead of his return to Upton Park.

Aston Villa owner Randy Lerner is ready to give Paul Lambert money to spend this month after a nightmare Christmas.

DAILY EXPRESS

Joe Cole was last night set to rejoin West Ham on a free transfer after Liverpool agreed to a £3million golden handshake to facilitate the transfer.

Cristiano Ronaldo has boosted Manchester United's hopes of re-signing him by admitting he still loves the club.

Nuri Sahin is looking to leave Liverpool halfway through his season-long loan, with Fulham and Borussia Dortmund interested.

DAILY MAIL

Tottenham are ready to sign Ezekiel Fryers at the second attempt.

Spurs are also preparing to sell Gareth Bale to Real Madrid and are the latest club to show interest in David Villa.

Swansea striker Michu is attracting interest from Zenit St Petersburg and Anzhi Makhachkala.

Fulham are hopeful of signing Ghana midfielder Derek Boateng in the next 24 hours.

Wigan are closing on a loan deal for Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Joel.

Norwich are launching a £5million bid for Celtic midfielder Beram Kayal.

Schalke want Chelsea midfielder Kevin de Bruyne to replace Lewis Holtby, who is a target for Tottenham, Everton and Liverpool.

PSV Eindhoven are interested in taking Andrey Arshavin on loan from Arsenal.

Lille have joined West Ham in showing interest in Marouane Chamakh.

Borussia Dortmund have joined Inter Milan in wanting to take over Nuri Sahin's loan to Liverpool from Real Madrid.

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ood lord that's got me unnecessarily excited. Damn you Storey. Cut to Liverpool being crushed under the wheels of Sparky's Stoke Machine and Firmino brought off the bench to no effect. It's the hope that kills you.

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o Schweini? Have to admit that I did a little sex wee when we signed him and I can't wait to see him in action!!!

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think he'll do quite well. My only reservation would be Kagawa, who had similar stats to Firmino in the bundesliga before he came, but time will tell.

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