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Alvaro Morata: Could be heading for Germany

Alvaro Morata: Could be heading for Germany

DAILY MIRROR

Costa Rica hero Joel Campbell will use the World Cup stage to send a message to Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger.

West Brom fans have reacted furiously to the club recruiting Alan Irvine instead of Tim Sherwood.

Arsene Wenger is interested in taking Real Sociedad's emerging right back Joseba Zaldua as part of the Carlos Vela deal.

Ronald Koeman is lining up Celtic defender Virgil van Dijk for his first signing as Southampton manager.

Manchester City are ready to make a surprise move for free-agent keeper Keiren Westwood as Joe Hart's new No.2.

THE SUN

Ex-Manchester City defender Joleon Lescott is a target for eight clubs at home and abroad.

Joel Campbell is a hero in Costa Rica - now he wants to be the same in North London.

Relegated Fulham will let Holland goalkeeper Maarten Stekenlenburg leave if they can recoup the £4million they paid Roma last summer.

DAILY MAIL

Crystal Palace, Sunderland and Aston Villa are showing interest in Marseille midfielder Morgan Amalfitano.

Spain midfielder Cesc Fabregas spoke with Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger before joining Chelsea and was told his position was already covered by Mesut Ozil.

Wayne Rooney admits his place in the England team is not guaranteed ahead of Thursday's crucial clash with Uruguay.

DAILY EXPRESS

Athletic Bilbao are weighing up a move for the Gunners' Spanish defender Nacho Monreal.

THE TIMES

Manchester City's goalkeeper Costel Pantilimon, 27, is close to signing for Sunderland.

THE INDEPENDENT

Arsenal could miss out on Real Madrid's Alvaro Morata after Wolfsburg submitted a £15.9million offer for the 21-year-old.

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