Regional Paper Talk: Gomis move close

Swansea are closing on the signing of Bafetimbi Gomis after Newcastle reportedly rejected him, while Alfred N'Diaye's move has collapsed.

Last Updated: 01/07/14 at 08:50 Post Comment

Bafetimbi Gomis: Set to join Swansea City

Bafetimbi Gomis: Set to join Swansea City

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LONDON EVENING STANDARD

Jose Mourinho has warned Chelsea fans that it will be even harder for the club to win the league next season.

Bacary Sagna has hit back at Arsenal fans who claim he is being greedy by joining Manchester City.

MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS

Athletic Bilbao have REJECTED Manchester United's €36m bid for Ander Herrera. But M.E.N Sport understands that the Reds remain confident of completing a swoop for the 24-year-old midfielder in the coming days.

Manchester City have announced the signing of Fernando Reges from Porto.

Manchester City have announced a further expansion of the Etihad Stadium, which will take the total capacity to a little over 55,000.

LIVERPOOL ECHO

Sevilla sporting director Ramon Rodríguez Verdejo believes Liverpool transfer target Alberto Moreno will stay put after the clubs failed to agree on a fee.

John Stones says he is excited to be considered the future of Everton and wants to do proud the very people he is eventually aiming to dislodge from the team.

Ross Barkley has taken on board Roy Hodgson's criticism about his decision-making, vowing to learn from the mistakes pointed out by the England manager.

NEWCASTLE CHRONICLE

Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa is a loan target of Racing Club Lens.

Fabricio Coloccini is understood to be putting in extra work to ensure he plays out the full season with Newcastle United next season.

THE JOURNAL

Newcastle United turned down the chance to sign Bafetimbi Gomis over the weekend because they are confident they can land their top strike targets after the World Cup.

Sunderland are set to follow Middlesbrough's lead in pitching for Chelsea's best youngsters as a stop-gap measure until their academy is up to scratch.

SUNDERLAND ECHO

Alfred N'Diaye is set for pain in Spain with BOTH of his potential escape routes from Sunderland now expected to come to nothing.

EXPRESS & STAR

Hull City have made a bid for Norwich City's Robert Snodgrass and moved ahead of Albion in the race to sign the midfielder.

Albion are today preparing a big-money bid to sign AS Monaco striker Emmanuel Riviere, according to reports in France.

Villa defender Jores Okore says he intends to make up for lost time next season - and prove Paul Lambert was right to buy him.

Wolves goalkeeper Carl Ikeme today signed a new three-year deal in a further boost to their Championship return.

NEWHAM RECORDER

Ecuador winger Jefferson Montero says he has received an offer from a European club amid reported interest from a host of Premier League sides.

SOUTH LONDON PRESS

Millwall boss Ian Holloway has warned three of his biggest stars that they must come back fit today or they will not go on the pre-season trip to Portugal.

SOUTH WALES EVENING POST

Swansea City hope the future of Bafetimbi Gomis will be settled before the weekend after his move to the Liberty was put on hold.

THE PINK UN

Hull City have reportedly agreed a fee with Norwich City over signing their player of the season Robert Snodgrass.

HULL DAILY MAIL

Hull City are closing in on a deal to sign Norwich City winger Robert Snodgrass in a transfer that could equal a club record fee.

YORKSHIRE EVENING POST

Leeds head coach Dave Hockaday has urged his players to rise to the challenge of embracing their new start at the club - after the first-team squad returned to training at Thorp Arch.

DERBY TELEGRAPH

Argentinian defender Eros Medaglia is to join Derby County on trial for a couple of weeks.

LEICESTER MERCURY

Leicester City manager Nigel Pearson is finalising the details on his new contract, believed to be a three-year deal.

LANCASHIRE TELEGRAPH

Marvin Sordell admits he would love the chance to link up again with Sean Dyche should his move to Burnley go through.

Craig Short cannot wait to unleash Blackburn Rovers striker Rudy Gestede on Championship defences again.

WIGAN EVENING POST

Uwe Rosler is hoping to have two more new recruits on board by the time Wigan Athletic begin their first training camp in Germany next week.

BLACKPOOL GAZETTE

Blackpool are hoping to beat off competition from Watford to secure the signing of Matt Gilks.

EVENING GAZETTE

Boro could complete the signing of Spanish starlet Juanfran this weekend.

Aitor Karanka is set to add to his backroom staff at Boro with the appointment of former Real Madrid team-mate Ivan Perez Munoz.

THE STAR

Coach Lee Bullen has told Sheffield Wednesday fans not to panic over the club's inactivity in the transfer window so far this summer.

Sheffield United have been dealt an apparent blow in their pursuit of John Brayford, after Cardiff City manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer revealed that the right-back will be given the chance to prove himself at the Welsh club.

THE ARGUS

Albion have extended their relationship with American Express by agreeing a multi-year naming rights deal for their new training ground and academy with the financial services company.

IPSWICH STAR

Former Manchester City winger Alex Henshall has agreed to sign for Ipswich Town.

EVENING TIMES

Neil Lennon has revealed he spoke to his Celtic stars about withdrawing from international duty and not playing in friendlies while boss at Parkhead.

Lee McCullloch is confident a solid pre-season campaign can lead to Championship glory for Rangers this term.

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