Regional Paper Talk: Toon target striker

Newcastle have targeted Saint-Etienne striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, while Christian Benteke has placed doubt over his Aston Villa future.

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Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang: Prefered by Newcastle over Andy Carroll

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang: Prefered by Newcastle over Andy Carroll

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LONDON EVENING STANDARD

Chelsea are set to miss out in moves for Edinson Cavani, Robert Lewandowski and Rademel Falcao.

West Ham new boy Razvan Rat has revealed his excitement at the prospect of playing in the Premier League.

Roy Hodgson has warned England supporters they risk damaging the reputation of fans across the country if they sing anti-IRA songs at next week's friendly against the Republic of Ireland.

Andy Carroll was today weighing up his options after Liverpool accepted a £12 million offer from West Ham for the England striker.

Roma's owners are determined to keep Franco Baldini at the club as Tottenham explore the possibility of making the Italian their new director of football.

Ikechi Anya insists Watford are not scared of Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha ahead of Monday's play-off Final.

German football fans will not be able to unfurl any banners at Saturday's Champions League Final at Wembley.

FULHAM CHRONICLE

Harry Redknapp insists Tal Ben-Haim could still be offered a new deal at QPR.

MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS

Manuel Pellegrini's first task as City manager will be to sort out the future of Carlos Tevez.

Pablo Zabaleta is backing prospective new City boss Manuel Pellegrini to bring a bright, attacking style of football to the Etihad Stadium.

Tributes have been paid to former Manchester United star Brian Greenhoff, who died at the age of 60.

Paul Scholes has signed up to play for the club's legends side when they take on their Real Madrid counterparts at Old Trafford next month.

LIVERPOOL ECHO

Liverpool's summer clear out will include the departures of Oussama Assaidi, Dani Pacheco and Danny Wilson.

Brendan Rodgers is eager to 'reinforce the group' with a winning mentality this summer.

El Hadji Diouf has been beaten up by a gang of youths in a Dakar restaurant.

Everton are waiting on Roberto Martinez to decide whether he will leave Wigan.

THE CHRONICLE

Alan Pardew's position as Newcastle manager was said to be 'safe' last night

Mattieu Debuchy admits he has experienced some difficult times since he arrived at Newcastle.

Titus Bramble has confirmed that he will leave Sunderland when his contract expires this summer

Carlos Cuellar insists Sunderland's players must take a long look at themselves.

THE JOURNAL

Newcastle will look to push through a deal for St Etienne striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang after deciding against making a move for Andy Carroll.

Paolo Di Canio will urge Sunderland to find him more players like John O'Shea this summer

SOUTH WALES EVENING POST

Thomas Vermaelen could leave Arsenal this summer, paving the way for a possible bid from the Gunners for Swansea's Ashley Williams.

West Ham have joined the race to sign Swansea City target Romelu Lukaku.

BIRMINGHAM MAIL

Aston Villa face a fight to keep Christian Benteke after the striker admitted: "If Aston Villa say I must stay, I won't necessarily accept that."

West Brom have announced their pre-season trip to Austria and Hungary.

George Elokobi says relegation is still too painful to comprehend - but the smiles will soon return at Wolves.

West Brom's plans to sign Romelu Lukaku from Chelsea could be scuppered by West Ham.

Nikola Zigic has been primed to play a 'huge' part for Birmingham next season.

Fifty points, and no less, must be West Brom's target next season, according to Ben Foster.

EXPRESS & STAR

Wolves have yet to approach Crewe for clearance to speak to manager Steve Davis - despite speculation he is Molineux-bound.

Aston Villa are ready to sell Darren Bent as fellow striker Christian Benteke reportedly cast doubt over his future.

YORKSHIRE EVENING POST

Brian McDermott believes Sam Byram is committed to remaining with Leeds next season.

PINK UN

Norwich have confirmed details of their three-game USA tour.

Norwich boss Chris Hughton is wary of placing any extra pressure on the club's FA Youth Cup winning talent.

THE SENTINEL

Tony Pulis has written to thank Stoke supporters for their support over the last decade and insists he bears no grudge to Peter Coates.

WIGAN EVENING POST

Wigan fans must wait until next week before a decision on Roberto Martinez's future is announced.

Dave Whelan hopes the offer of a new contract will be enough to persuade Martinez to carry on.

BOLTON NEWS

Bolton have started to investigate other striker options after getting nowhere with Leicester City in their efforts to land Jermaine Beckford.

LANCASHIRE TELEGRAPH

Blackburn have missed out to Bolton in the race to sign Alex Baptiste following further delays in the club's attempts to confirm Gary Bowyer as manager.

THE STAR

Nicky Weaver is focusing on making a fresh start after being released by Sheffield Wednesday.

EVENING TIMES

Cammy Bell will not be deterred from joining Rangers this summer, despite boardroom unrest and off-field uncertainty.

Aiden McGeady has vowed to curb his temper as he kick his heels following a six-game ban at Spartak Moscow

Scott Brown has told SFA performance director Mark Wotte that there is nothing wrong with Kris Commons' desire.

THE SCOTSMAN

Neil Lennon has been given a one-game suspended touchline ban and will be free to be in the dugout for Celtic's William Hill Scottish Cup final against Hibernian at Hampden Park on Sunday

A consortium of Scandinavian businessmen vying to take control of Hearts have dispatched a legal team to Lithuania to thrash out a deal for the club.

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