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A look at the football transfer gossip in Monday's national newspapers.

Last Updated: 14/07/14 at 12:15 Post Comment

Alberto Moreno: Set for Liverpool move

Alberto Moreno: Set for Liverpool move

THE SUN

Luis Suarez cannot be publicly unveiled by Barcelona until his latest biting ban is over.

Stewart Downing is hoping Ecuador World Cup star Enner Valencia will take the pressure off West Ham's £19million club-record signing Andy Carroll.

Graziano Pelle turned down a move to Premier League new boys Leicester City to follow former Feyenoord boss Ronald Koeman to Southampton.

West Ham are poised to offer defender Winston Reid a lucrative new contract to stave off interest from Arsenal, Everton and Newcastle, among others.

Newcastle could make as many as three signings this week, with Feyenoord right-back Daryl Janmaat and Monaco striker Emmanuel Riviere set to join new boy Remy Cabella at St James' Park.

West Brom will make a fresh bid to land Aston Villa right-back Alan Hutton this week, but have a loan deal with Liverpool for Andre Wisdom as a back-up should Hutton decide against the move.

Arsenal will send youngster Wellington Silva to Almeria on a season-long loan as problems continue about getting a work permit for the 21-year-old Brazilian.

Demba Ba looks set to snub offers from Premier League sides to join either Shanghai Shenhua or Trabzonspor.

DAILY MIRROR

Newcastle will up their bid to £5million for Dutch World Cup defender Daryl Janmaat and hope to strike a deal with Feyenoord.

Liverpool are hopeful of clinching the signing of Sevilla left-back Alberto Moreno, with chief executive Ian Ayre having flown to Spain to finalise the deal.

Arsene Wenger is hoping to bring Colombia keeper David Ospina to Arsenal in a £3million deal.

Liverpool's bid for Wilfried Bony is on the rocks - as Swansea City supremo Huw Jenkins wants more than his £19million valuation.

Salomon Kalou is stalling on a move to Roma as he wants to return to the Premier League - Everton and Liverpool are reportedly interested.

Stewart Downing reckons the imminent £12million purchase of Enner Valencia will ease the heat on Andy Carroll at West Ham.

Fulham boss Felix Magath is keen on Bolton keeper Adam Bogdan as he looks for a new number one but Wanderers have already turned down an offer from Mainz and are keen to keep him.

Spurs plans to make additions to their squad are being stifled by the refusal of Michael Dawson and Gylfi Sigurdsson to leave - Sigurdsson is wanted by Swansea and Hull are targeting Dawson.

Angel Di Maria could seal a move to Paris Saint-Germain this week, dealing a blow to Manchester United who have him as one of their targets.

Lazar Markovic is poised to complete his move to Liverpool for £25million from Benfica.

Arsenal are expected to seal their deal with Newcastle for full-back Mathieu Debuchy this week.

Luiz Felipe Scolari has been axed as Brazil coach, according to reports

DAILY STAR

Arturo Vidal admits he would love to play for Manchester United.

Arjen Robben has revealed he has snubbed the chance to link up Louis van Gaal at Manchester United.

Nottingham Forest boss Stuart Pearce hopes to sign former Reading duo Jobi McAnuff and Mikele Leigertwood, who are both free agents.

DAILY EXPRESS

Manchester City should complete their move for Porto defender Eliaquim Mangala in the next few days.

DAILY MAIL

Roma defender Mehdi Benatia could make the move to Mancheseter City if Eliaquim Mangala turns down their approach - his girlfriend is believed to be reluctant to move to England.

Chelsea have opened discussions to bring Didier Drogba back to Stamford Bridge, giving him coaching responsibilties as well as using him among their striking options.

Manchester United defender Patrice Evra has agreed to join Juventus and winger Bebe could be on his way to Benfica.

Inter Milan have offered £7million for Cardiff defender Guy Medel but want to take him on an initial loan.

Napoli are proposing a similar loan then permanent deal - this time worth £8million - for Swansea City striker Michu.

Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert is keen on Watford striker Troy Deeney, but their £7m price tag could put them off.

Swansea are keen to sign Manchester United youngster Nick Powell on a season-long loan and should seal their move for Jefferson Montero this week.

Jay Rodriguez has emerged as yet another Liverpool target from Southampton. They have already signed Rickie Lambert and Adam Lallana from the Saints and are keen on unsettled defender Dejan Lovren.

Arsenal are offering Serge Gnabry to Southampton as part of their potential deal for young full-back Calum Chambers.

DAILY TELEGRAPH

Arsenal are poised to complete the signing of Atletico Madrid right-back Javi Manquillo and will loan out Carl Jenkinson once that deal is complete.

Aston Villa hope to sign Swansea midfielder Ki Sung-Yeung and are likely to offer Holland's World Cup star Ron Vlaar a new contract.

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