Thursday's football paper talk

We take a look at the top stories making the back pages of today's papers, with Man United strongly linked with Wesley Sneijder.

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Wesley Sneijder: Linked with Manchester United

Wesley Sneijder: Linked with Manchester United

THE SUN

New Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal would like to bring 30-year-old Wesley Sneijder to Old Trafford from Galatasaray but the Turkish club want a fee of around £16million.

Germany centre-back Mats Hummels says they went easy on Brazil during the second half of their World Cup semi-final to avoid causing even more embarrassment.

Chelsea are signing Atletico Madrid left-back Filipe Luis as a £20million replacement for Ashley Cole.

Alvaro Negredo's chances of leaving Manchester City for Atletico Madrid have been hit by the Spanish club signing Mario Mandzukic

Barcelona are keen on Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen

Newcastle have made a £9.5million move for Montpellier's Remy Cabella

Everton will battle Wolfsburg for Atletico Madrid midfielder Josh Guilavogui

DAILY MIRROR

Liverpool will sell Uruguay striker Luis Suarez to Barcelona this weekend if the clubs can agree a £75million fee.

Manchester United have been boosted in their pursuit of Arturo Vidal because Juventus need to sell one of their star players.

Ronald Koeman is plotting an £8million swoop to bring Celtic and England goalkeeper Fraser Forster to Southampton.

Aston Villa have confirmed striker Nicklas Helenius has joined Aalborg on a season-long loan.

Steven Caulker has held talks with Queens Park Rangers and Crystal Palace, but is still considering his transfer options.

Arsenal's transfer radar has turned to David Ospina of Colombia as they search for a new keeper.

Hull and QPR are facing transfer battle over Morgan Amalfitano after his Marseille deal expired.

Derby are plotting the transfer of Costa Rican World Cup star Cristian Gamboa from Rosenborg.

DAILY MAIL

Arsenal will have to make Germany midfielder Sami Khedira their highest paid player if they are to tempt him from Real Madrid.

The Gunners are also pressing ahead with plans to sign Colombia goalkeeper David Ospina of Nice.

Barcelona hope to formally announce the signing of Luis Suarez today once Alexis Sanchez is confirmed as an Arsenal player.

Inter Milan are making another attempt to prise Stevan Jovetic away from Manchester City.

Liverpool are set to complete £30million double swoop for Divock Origi and Lazar Markovic.

Southampton are lining up a move for Sunderland striker Connor Wickham as a replacement for Rickie Lambert

Liverpool are ready to move for Swansea duo Ben Davies and Wilfried Bony

DAILY EXPRESS

Arsenal are fuming because their attempt to sign Chile forward Alexis Sanchez from Barcelona is being held up by the Luis Suarez deal.

Manchester United, Liverpool, Chelsea and Arsenal are set to battle it out for Benfica winger Joao Filipe and goalkeeper Joao Virginia, who are both just 15.

DAILY STAR

Liverpool forward Iago Aspas is set to join Sevilla after failing to make an impact at Anfield.

Manchester City have been told to hurry up and buy £30m defender Mehdi Benatia - or lose out completely.

Stoke plan to hand Asmir Begovic a new deal if they fail to sell the £15m-rated keeper this summer.

Belgium World Cup star Divock Origi has held talks with Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers as he closes in on a move to Anfield

Arsenal have made Colombia goalkeeper David Ospina their top target as they look to bring in a new keeper this summer

Southampton are plotting an £8m swoop for Celtic goalkeeper Fraser Forster.

DAILY TELEGRAPH

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers is mulling over a £10million bid to bring Swansea City left-back Ben Davies to Liverpool.

THE TIMES

Arsenal want £6million for Mikel Arteta following interest from Italian club Fiorentina in the midfielder, who is in the final year of his contract.

Manchester United are considering a move for Wolfsburg and Switzerland left-back Ricardo Rodriguez, with Patrice Evra's departure for Juventus likely to go ahead.

Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech is set to be handed the vice-captaincy at Stamford Bridge as Jose Mourinho moves to kill off rumours linking the player with a move away this summer.

Arsenal are readying a move for Queens Park Rangers striker Loic Remy.

THE GUARDIAN

Roma have set Manchester City a deadline of 21 July to sign Morocco centre-back Mehdi Benatia.

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