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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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hould have stayed because we carried him for 6.5 years. And then he has a breakthrough season, and was gone soon after. MU fans, you would be as disgusted had C Ronaldo left in 2007 and not 2009.

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Is Van Persie Slipping Sadly Into The Night?

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ood grief. Someone guessed that the form English player at the moment might be in his national side with some other players? And that's espionage? Now if they discovered that Emile Heskey was going to be in the starting line up.... at right back.... THAT would be espionage. Give it a rest Roy.

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Hodgson hits out at Kane leak

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e may get away with if Liverpool can swap the video with one of Skrtel dancing or something, but if they review the one shown on TV he's screwed.

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Skrtel denies violent conduct

Footer 365

Raheem Sterling expects to be fit for Liverpool trip to Arsenal

Raheem Sterling expects to be fit for Liverpool's trip to Arsenal, despite pulling out of England's Turin date.

Danny Welbeck out of England game v Italy, Ryan Bertrand called up

Roy Hodgson has confirmed Danny Welbeck will miss England's friendly in Italy, while Ryan Bertrand has been called up.

Liverpool's Jordon Ibe back running after untimely knee setback

Jordon Ibe remains hopeful of a return to the Liverpool first team this season after returning to light training at Melwood this week.

Mail Box

Where's The Love For Walcott?

Theo Walcott is wanted by neither Arsenal or Liverpool fans in the afternoon Mailbox. Also, some good points on the FA skewed priorities, and glorious geekery...

Ripe Robin Still Has A Role To Play...

There is some support for the aging Robin van Perise in a frankly threadbare Mailbox. Also, more debate over homegrown players, with a suggestion of an import tax...

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