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A look at the football transfer gossip in Thursday's national newspapers, with another twist in the Luis Suarez transfer saga.

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Alexis Sanchez: Said to be a target for both Liverpool and Arsenal

Alexis Sanchez: Said to be a target for both Liverpool and Arsenal

DAILY MIRROR

World Cup star Alexis Sanchez wants to join Arsenal - dropping a major problem into Liverpool's negotiations with Barcelona over Luis Suarez.

Juventus are targeting Manchester City defender Matija Nastasic in an £8 swoop.

Rio Ferdinand is at the centre of a row between manager Harry Redknapp and club chiefs at Queens Park Rangers who want to veto his signing.

Hull City boss Steve Bruce is closing in on a £5million swoop for Tottenham centre-half Michael Dawson.

Sean Dyche is ready to smash Burnley's transfer record with a £6million bid for Watford striker Troy Deeney.

DAILY EXPRESS

Manchester United have been told they can sign Sporting Lisbon's 22-year-old defensive midfielder William Carvalho - providing they meet his buyout clause which is thought to be £37m.

Southampton will do all they can to keep hold of central defender Dejan Lovren, despite interest from Premier League rivals Liverpool, Arsenal and Spurs.

THE SUN

Everton have rejected an approach from Tottenham for their 20-year-old England defender John Stones.

Meanwhile, The Toffees are increasingly confident of sealing a deal for unsettled Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku.

Arsenal hitman Joel Campbell's World Cup heroics may land him a £16million move to Italy.

DAILY STAR

Atletico Madrid defender Filipe Luis, 28, will have to force through a move to Chelsea after talks between the two clubs stalled.

Cardiff want centre-back Brede Hangeland following his release by Fulham.

Southampton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin has been offered an £80,000-ayear deal to join Napoli.

Paddy Kenny, 36, has been dropped by Leeds because the club's owner Massimo Cellino hates the fact the goalkeeper is born on 17 May ... as he believes 17 is an unlucky number.

DAILY MAIL

Arsenal and Liverpool are set to battle it out for the signature of Barcelona striker Alexis Sanchez, 25, who will cost at least £30m.

Striker Alvaro Negredo, 28, wants to leave Manchester City and return to Spain with champions Atletico Madrid.

Marouane Fellaini's World Cup campaign has essentially become one big Premier League audition after it emerged that new Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has instructed the club to sell him.

Swansea are discussing a possible deal for Ferencvaros midfielder Muhamed Besic.

DAILY TELEGRAPH

Tottenham are set to make an improved £10m bid for Swansea City full-back Ben Davies.


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