Paper Talk: Arsenal eye double deal

Arsenal are trying to prise Sokratis Papastathopoulos away from Borussia Dortmund and have been encouraged to move for Torino's Alessio Cerci.

Last Updated: 31/08/14 at 11:36 Post Comment

Sokratis Papastathopoulos: A target for Arsenal

Sokratis Papastathopoulos: A target for Arsenal

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THE SUN

Manchester United may not ever be able to play Marcos Rojo due to issues with third-party ownership still not being resolved. The Argentine has also not yet had his work permit approved.

Micah Richards, Scott Sinclair, John Guidetti and Matija Nastasic have all been told to find another club before Monday's transfer deadline of 11pm.

Leicester are trying to complete an £8million deal for Ipswich striker David McGoldrick.

DAILY MIRROR

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho is now set to swoop for Roma marksman Mattia Destro after Fernando Torres finally agreed to join AC Milan.

Real Madrid have asked about taking Manchester City striker Alvaro Negredo on loan but Manuel Pellegrini wants to keep him.

Aston Villa have made a £7million bid for Manchester United's unwanted midfielder Tom Cleverley. A number of other Premier League clubs are interested.

Tottenham have agreed a £6million fee for Montpellier midfielder Benjamin Stambouli.

QPR boss Harry Redknapp is talking to former club Tottenham about signing Brazilian midfielder Sandro and is also interested in West Ham's Mo Diame.

And Hoops chairman Tony Fernandes has put a new offer on the table for the former Spurs chief Redknapp.

Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal is ready to offload SIX first-team stars before Monday's transfer deadline.

DAILY MAIL

Marcos Rojo's move to Manchester United is under threat due to work permit and third party issues concerning the 24-year-old.

Chelsea have agreed a deal for Queens Park Rangers striker Loic Remy after matching his £8million release clause.

Manchester United have agreed a £14million deal to sign Ajax and Netherlands defender Daley Blind, who will provide Luke Shaw with competition at left-back.

United could also capture Juventus star Arturo Vidal before the transfer window shuts at 11pm on Monday if they come up with the right money.

The Reds are also battling with Arsenal for Sporting Lisbon midfielder William Carvalho.

Liverpool defender Daniel Agger looks set to return to his former club Brondby in Denmark for £3m after falling down the pecking order in defence at Anfield.

Arsenal were locked in talks with Borussia Dortmund trying to agree a fee for central defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos.

Crystal Palace have made a bid for Queens Park Rangers defender Armand Traore, as new manager Neil Warnock attempts to sign four players before the transfer window closes.

Leicester City have had a bid accepted for Queens Park Rangers right back Danny Simpson.

DAILY STAR

Arsenal have been given a boost in their pursuit of Alessio Cerci after Torino's president Urbano Cairo revealed the forward would be sold for the right price.

Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini has told striker Alvaro Negredo he is not for sale this summer. Real Madrid are just one club who have been linked with the forward, who is currently out with a minor injury.

Chelsea are also discussing a move for QPR's wantaway striker Loic Remy as well as Roma's Mattia Destro.

Darren Bent is back in from the cold at Aston Villa and is set to stay at the club despite being advertised to other clubs all summer.

DAILY EXPRESS

Aston Villa's £7million move for Manchester United's Tom Cleverley could collapse because they cant afford his wages.

Manchester United want to sign 16-year-old defender Timothy Fosu Mensah from Ajax.

Southampton are resigned to missing out on Andros Townsend after manager Ronald Koeman confirmed the Tottenham winger is unlikely to join Saints.

Frustrated Virgil Van Dijk has rocked Celtic by telling them he wants to leave.

Harry Redknapp is set to sign a two-year extension to stay on as QPR manager and says he won't even glance at the small print.

DAILY TELEGRAPH

Chelsea have opened talks with forward Loic Remy after striker Fernando Torres joined AC Milan.

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