Regional Paper Talk: Canaries eye duo

Norwich are set to complete a double swoop for Leroy Fer and Martin Olsson, while Alvaro Negredo's move to Man City has moved a step closer.

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Leroy Fer: Reportedly having a medical at Norwich

Leroy Fer: Reportedly having a medical at Norwich

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LONDON EVENING STANDARD

Mark Schwarzer is not planning to replace Petr Cech as Chelsea's number one goalkeeper - but the Australian will certainly push hard to be involved at his new club.

Chelsea and Tottenham will battle it out to sign Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke.

Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner is finalising a deal that will see him move to Eintracht Frankfurt.

MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS

David Moyes has confirmed new boy Wilfried Zaha will be part of Manchester United's squad for their pre-season tour of the Far East and Australia.

Moyes has reiterated that striker Wayne Rooney will not be sold.

Spain striker Alvaro Negredo looks to have moved a step closer to the Sevilla exit door after the Primera Division club signed Colombia forward Carlos Bacca from Club Brugge

LIVERPOOL ECHO

Real Madrid are ready to hijack Arsenal's bid to land Luis Suarez. Real president Florentino Perez is set to offer Liverpool a whopping £40million for the Uruguayan - just days after the Reds turned down a £30m bid from the Gunners.

Everton new boss Roberto Martinez is looking to sign former Wigan star Victor Moses from Premier League rivals Chelsea. The winger would reportedly cost £8million from the Blues.

NEWCASTLE CHRONICLE

Alan Pardew believes that Fabricio Coloccini will be back with a vengeance next season with Newcastle United. The Argentina defender's future was shrouded in doubt earlier this summer as San Lorenzo tried for the second time this year to raise funds to sign the influential centre-back.

Birmingham City look to have won the race for Shane Ferguson's services on loan.

THE JOURNAL

Alan Pardew has warned Paris Saint-Germain and other clubs that they would have to pay a "very high price" for Yohan Cabaye - while also reminding the midfielder that he has a central role in his plans for next season

SUNDERLAND ECHO

Long-serving Jack Colback has rejected a new contract at Sunderland, sparking a wave of interest from Premier League and Championship clubs. But Sunderland have no intention of letting the 23-year-old leave and would-be suitors are set to be disappointed.

EVENING GAZETTE

Middlesbrough boss Tony Mowbray has insisted his shopping list of potential new centre-backs does not include Bolton's former Boro defender David Wheater.

SOUTH WALES EVENING POST

Michael Laudrup will target a "different type" of centre-forward once Swansea City wrap up the £12 million signing of Wilfried Bony.

BIRMINGHAM MAIL

Former Aston Villa striker John Carew says if Christian Benteke leaves it is his loss and he doesn't deserve to be at the club.

Peter Odemwingie's West Brom exit is edging nearer with Crystal Palace expected to make a formal bid for the player - with the striker now training away from the first team.

EXPRESS & STAR

West Bromwich Albion boss Steve Clarke has insisted Goran Popov's best is yet to come after the Baggies re-signed the defender for another season.

Kenny Jackett has insisted midfielder Tongo Doumbia could have a future at Wolves in League One after declaring he will only leave if the price is right.

THE PINK UN

Reports in the Netherlands have suggested FC Twente midfielder Leroy Fer is currently in Norwich for a medical, ahead of signing a five-year deal at Carrow Road. And it is understood Blackburn defender Martin Olsson was in Norwich on Tuesday completing a medical as part of his reported £2.5m switch from Ewood Park.

THE DAILY ECHO

Victor Wanyama did not feature for Celtic in their latest pre-season tour match, as he inched closer to completing his move to Southampton.

England youth international Luke Shaw is expected to sign a five-year deal with Southampton after he celebrates his 18th birthday on Friday.

READING POST

Portuguese midfielder Daniel Carrico looks set to end his unsuccessful six-month spell with Reading by securing a move to Spanish side Sevilla.

THE SENTINEL

Stoke City are chasing a "top-10" striker to help fire them to a top-half Premier League finish for the first time in the club's history.

WIGAN EVENING POST

Owen Coyle admits the forthcoming training camp in America will underpin Wigan Athletic's promotion assault next term.

THE BOLTON NEWS

Former Bolton skipper Kevin Davies has signed a two-year deal with League One side Preston North End.

Wanderers have two wing targets in their sights - with moves in the offing for Newcastle United's Sammy Ameobi and ex-Crystal Palace star Andre Moritz.

LANCASHIRE TELEGRAPH

Blackburn Rovers star Martin Olsson is closing in on a move to Norwich City after undergoing a medical with the Carrow Road club.

Charlie Austin could still have a future with Burnley, despite his move to Hull City collapsing at the 11th hour as a result of a failed medical, with the Clarets understood to be prepared to offer the striker a new deal.

EVENING TIMES

Rangers boss Ally McCoist is set to intensify his search for another back-up goalkeeper after Cammy Bell suffered an injury scare.

THE SCOTSMAN

Celtic midfielder Victor Wanyama is close to agreeing a move to Southampton in a record-breaking deal worth £12.5m.

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