Paper Talk: Liverpool open Suarez talks

Liverpool have opened contract talks with Luis Suarez's agent and have been linked with Paris Saint-Germain's Javier Pastore, as have Arsenal.

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Luis Suarez: Will be offered new Liverpool deal

Luis Suarez: Will be offered new Liverpool deal

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DAILY MAIL

Marco Reus could have moved closer to a switch to Manchester United as Borussia Dortmund have effectively dropped out of the title race in Germany.

Jose Mourinho bemoaned Chelsea's lack of killer instinct and admitted he may have to revert to the cautious approach of old after seeing his side suffer an extra-time defeat in the Capital One Cup quarter-final at the Stadium of Light.

Liverpool have taken the first steps to make Luis Suarez the highest-paid player in their history after they flew to Barcelona to begin talks with his agent.

Tim Sherwood will give striker Emmanuel Adebayor another chance at Tottenham after he was frozen out by sacked manager Andre Villas-Boas.

Sergio Aguero is in danger of missing City's tie against Barcelona after Manuel Pellegrini admitted his injury could be worse than he feared.

DAILY STAR

Nigerian striker starlet Kelechi Iheanacho is set to choose Manchester City ahead of Arsenal and Manchester United.

Fabio Borini and Ki Sung-yueng dumped Chelsea out of the quarter-finals of the Capital One Cup at Sunderland last night.

Jack Wilshere was last night charged by the Football Association for giving Manchester City fans the finger.

The sale of Paris Saint-Germain's Javier Pastore to Arsenal or Liverpool could facilitate the shock exit of Juan Mata from Chelsea in January, as PSG would have the funds for a swoop.

DAILY EXPRESS

Arsenal and Man City are monitoring the situation of Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas as the Spaniard continues to find himself marginalised at the Bernabeu.

Manchester United and Liverpool could miss out on Porto midfielder Fernando as the Brazilian fancies a move to Italy instead.

Liverpool officials flew to Spain yesterday to open contract talks as they step up their bid to keep hold of striker Luis Suarez.

Lee Cattermole hailed his side's 2-1 Capital One Cup victory over Chelsea that he says "keeps alive our season".

THE SUN

AC Milan will tussle with Chelsea to sign Switzerland defender Ricardo Rodriguez from Wolfsburg.

Tim Sherwood has told his Tottenham troops to get stuck into West Ham tonight.

Jose Mourinho's Chelsea were sent spinning out of the Capital One Cup by the extra-special one.

Liverpool and Arsenal have been told to forget about signing Hamburg's Turkey midfielder Hakan Calhanoglu.

Monaco defender Nicolas Isimat-Mirin has emerged as a January target for Fulham.

DAILY MIRROR

Emmanuel Adebayor has been welcomed in from the cold after his exile under Andre Villas-Boas.

Liverpool will start the Luis Suarez contract process by sending Ian Ayre to see the striker's agent, with an 'amazing offer' expected to be on the table next month.

Chelsea will have to battle with AC Milan if they want to sign Swiss defender Ricardo Rodriquez, who Blues boss Jose Mourinho is believed to see as a long term replacement for England left-back Ashley Cole.

Tottenham's Jermain Defoe was persuaded to join MLS side Toronto FC - after a phone call from rap star Drake.

Sergio Aguero's calf problem suffered in Man City's emphatic win over Arsenal could keep the Blues' striker out of their mouthwatering Champions League clash with Barcelona.

Manchester United are ready to open contract talks with Antonio Valencia - to avoid losing him on the cheap.

United manager David Moyes has revealed he told Danny Welbeck to take a leaf out of Wayne Rooney's book and work harder after letting his standards slip.

Fulham have played down reports of Bryan Ruiz leaving in January as a relegation battle looms.

THE GUARDIAN

European clubs have been offering to lend Everton their players due to the success of Romelu Lukaku and Gerard Deulofeu.

Liverpool have opened talks with Luis Suarez's agent over the new contract they hope will keep the Uruguay international at Anfield and out of the reach of Europe's richest clubs for the prime of his career.

Man City may be without Sergio Ag├╝ero for two months, casting doubt on his availability to face Barcelona.

Glenn Hoddle is willing to return to management with Tottenham, if he is approached by the club.

THE INDEPENDENT

Tottenham Hotspur striker Emmanuel Adebayor will be brought back into the fold under interim manager Tim Sherwood, having been all but frozen out under Andre Villas-Boas, who was sacked on Monday.

THE TIMES

Liverpool are preparing to make Luis Suarez the highest-paid player in the club's history by offering the striker a new contract that would double his wages to about £200,000 a week.

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