Regional Paper Talk: City target Cavani

Edinson Cavani is top of Manchester City's summer shopping list and Sevilla have joined a host of clubs tracking West Brom striker Shane Long.

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Edinson Cavani: Wanted at The Etihad

Edinson Cavani: Wanted at The Etihad

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LONDON EVENING STANDARD

Olivier Giroud claims he has made a better start to his Arsenal career than Robin van Persie.

Jan Vertonghen has backed Tottenham to finish above Chelsea this season and believes his team can "beat anybody" in the Premier League.

THE BOLTON NEWS

Mark Davies has been given the all-clear to make a return to the Wanderers squad in time for this weekend's clash with Burnley.

LANCASHIRE TELEGRAPH

Ruben Rochina says he will assess his Blackburn Rovers future again in the summer after joining Real Zaragoza on loan last week.

Ross Wallace has extended his contract at Burnley for another two years after telling the club that he was prepared to take a pay cut.

FULHAM CHRONICLE

Fulham forward Lauri Dalla Valle is on trial with Molde.

MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS

Man City boss Roberto Mancini will look to find a replacement for Mario Balotelli in the transfer window and Edinson Cavani is top of the summer short-list.

Stoke goalkeeper Asmir Begovic has opened the door on a move to Manchester United in the summer.

Manchester City could welcome back key duo Vincent Kompany and Yaya Toure for the crucial Premier League clash with Southampton.

LIVERPOOL ECHO

Jonjo Shelvey has hailed England and Liverpool skipper Steven Gerrard as his 'perfect role model'.

Phil Jagielka believes Everton must be wary of a vengeful Manchester United on Sunday - but can take inspiration from last year's 4-4 thriller.

NEWCASTLE CHRONICLE

Newcastle's new hero Moussa Sissoko believes he has found the perfect team and league to play his football.

THE JOURNAL

Newcastle defender Fabricio Coloccini has warned his domestic problems have been put on the backburner, rather than been solved.

Sunderland's on-loan left-back Danny Rose does not know what the future holds for him - but he is determined he will not spend next season as a substitute.

EVENING GAZETTE

Frustrated Middlesbrough flanker Mustapha Carayol is itching to get back into action, saying he "can't wait".

DAILY ECHO

Southampton chairman Nicola Cortese has agreed to hold a face-to-face meeting with Matt Le Tissier in order to discuss their differences.

Saints legend Matt Le Tissier is "amazed" that current talisman Rickie Lambert has been overlooked by England.

BIRMINGHAM MAIL

Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert has called a team meeting to tell his side they must learn to 'win ugly'.

Birmingham City have a 20 per cent sell-on clause as part of the Jack Butland transfer deal.

EXPRESS & STAR

Sevilla have joined a host of clubs keeping tabs on West Brom striker Shane Long.

Dean Saunders today ordered Wolves to forget the play-offs as he backed his squad to avoid the ignominy of instant relegation to League One.

THE PINK UN

Robert Snodgrass cannot wait to get his chance under Gordon Strachan and hopes the new Scotland boss can take his game up a level.

READING POST

Trust us - that's the message from owner Anton Zingarevich to Reading fans following his first year in charge of the club.

SOUTH WALES EVENING POST

Garry Monk has admitted he has done "a lot of soul searching" after agreeing a contract with Swansea.

EVENING TIMES

Scotland's Scott Brown was expected to be given tonight off against Estonia, or at least used sparingly in consideration of his hip problem.

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terling is to Sanchez as Allen is to Xavi....Shut up Brendan, for once in your life just please, Shut up!

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aheem's been outstanding for us. Last season he was a young kid of 18 or 19 playing up top with some world-class players. This season he hasn't got that, that's the reality... Somewhere in the back of the room sits super Mario, slowly shaking his head...

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think you're forgetting that De Gea plays for MU and therefore is the bestest and stats are meaningless unless they show this. Lastly, the understanding of goalkeeping in still the stone ages in England, so I wouldn't pay too much attention the warm secretions that pundits and various hangers-on, have been emitting over De Gea.

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WhoScored: De Gea Still Not The Best

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