Paper Talk: Gunners close on Benzema

Arsenal hope to sign Karim Benzema and could also move for Demba Ba, Chelsea are chasing Alberto Moreno, while Tottenham want Sergi Darder.

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Karim Benzema: Linked with £22million Arsenal switch

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SUNDAY MIRROR

Arsenal are closing in on a £22million January deal for Real Madrid star Karim Benzema.

Jack Wilshere has been put on a special fitness programme to sort out his injury problems.

Manchester United are watching a Fulham wonderkid they believe could be the new Didier Drogba - Moussa Dembele.

Stoke boss Mark Hughes will make a cut-price move for Manchester City's Joleon Lescott in January.

Newcastle are closely monitoring Ola Toivonen's contract talks with PSV.

Liverpool have lined up England new boy Jay Rodriguez as a replacement for Luis Suarez.

Crystal Palace have pulled off a coup by landing Iain Moody as their new Sporting Director.

THE SUN

David Beckham is set to be knighted.

Roy Hodgson has told Joe Hart his England place is under threat if he remains frozen out at Manchester City.

Malky Mackay praised Crystal Palace for appointing his ally Iain Moody - and refused to deny he could join him at Selhurst Park.

Alvaro Negredo is expecting a Spanish Armada to set sail in the Premier League in the next few years - and he even believes Lionel Messi could be tempted to try his luck in England.

Liverpool are trying to tie up a deal for young Derby ace Will Hughes before the January transfer window even opens.

DAILY STAR

Joe Hart is facing an Etihad exit with Man City stepping up their search for an experienced keeper.

Chelsea have entered the race to sign William Carvalho - dubbed the new Patrick Viera.

Luke Shaw has repeated his desire to stay at Southampton, despite Manchester United and Chelsea being linked with the left-back.

Arsene Wenger is preparing to raid rivals Manchester United for Javier Hernandez in January.

Arsenal have revived their interest in Manchester City defender Micah Richards.

Arsenal could make a shock bid for Chelsea striker Demba Ba in January.

Spurs are weighing up a January move for £12.5million-rated Malaga youngster Sergi Darder.

Newcastle are closely monitoring Ola Toivonen's contract talks with PSV.

THE PEOPLE

Alvara Negredo believes Lionel Messi could be playing in the Premier League within the next two years.

Manchester City are set to offload Joe Hart - throwing England's World Cup plans into chaos.

Jose Mourinho is keen to sign Seville's Alberto Moreno - and put the squeeze on Ashley Cole.

Tottenham are weighing up a January move for Southampton defender Luke Shaw.

Arsenal could not activate the £40million get-out clause in Luis Suarez's Liverpool contract this summer - because the player himself had scrapped it earlier in the year.

Manchester United are on the trail of teenage Fulham sensation Moussa Dembele.

Arsene Wenger is checking out Switzerland defender Fabian Schar.

MAIL ON SUNDAY

Martin Jol was last night on the brink of becoming the third Premier League managerial casualty of the season after Fulham's humiliating 4-0 defeat at Liverpool.

SUNDAY EXPRESS

Defiant Martin Jol insisted he won't walk away from Fulham and insists they need his expertise more than ever now they face a relegation battle.

Man Utd boss David Moyes has hit back at Arsene Wenger's claims that his striker Robin van Persie is still an 'Arsenal man' at heart.

Cardiff striker Craig Bellamy wants to manage Wales.

Josh Pritchard has shunned a permanent move to Norway in a bid to make a Fulham breakthrough.

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