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A look at the football transfer gossip in Wednesday's national newspapers, with Liverpool linked to a Swansea defender.

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Arturo Vidal: Reportedly a target for Manchester United

Arturo Vidal: Reportedly a target for Manchester United

THE SUN

Manchester United's swoop for £35m midfielder Arturo Vidal has caused a walk-out by furious Juventus boss Antonio Conte.

Southampton have offered striker Jay Rodriguez a bumper new five-year contract to fend off interest from Premier League rivals Liverpool and Spurs.

West Ham want to sign Norwich defender Martin Olsson.

Manchester City are set to offload Matija Nastasic once a deal for Porto defender Eliaquim Mangala is completed.

Norwich have rejected a £3.5million offer from Stoke for winger Nathan Redmond.

Liverpool defender Kolo Toure could be on his way to Turkish side Trabzonspor.

DAILY MIRROR

Turkish club Besiktas want Demba Ba on a season-long loan with a view to a permanent deal next summer - but Chelsea would prefer to sell the 29-year-old striker.

Queens Park Rangers boss Harry Redknapp is keen on Norwich's Holland World Cup midfielder Leroy Fer.

Stoke are battling Spanish side Deportivo La Coruna for Bojan Krkic's loan signing after the player was told he is not part of Barcelona's future plans.

Aston Villa are blocking right-back Alan Hutton's move to neighbours West Brom - forcing Albion to turn to a loan deal for Liverpool youngster Andre Wisdom instead.

Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis claims negotiations to sign Swansea forward Michu are "well underway".

Hull manager Steve Bruce admits his £4m move for Tottenham central defender Michael Dawson has hit the buffers.

Title-winning Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has turned down the chance to take over as Brazil coach following the post-World Cup resignation of Luiz Felipe Scolari, according to reports in his native Chile.

Louis van Gaal will end Manchester United's practice of the first team eating lunch apart from the youth players, among other changes, when he starts work on Wednesday.

Tom Ince has insisted his decision to reject Italian giants Inter Milan and join Hull instead will benefit his career in the long run.

Championship side Blackpool have cancelled a pre-season tour of Spain because they currently only have eight first-team players - and no goalkeeper.

DAILY STAR

Chelsea and Manchester United targets Paul Pogba and Arturo Vidal look more likely to leave Juventus following Antonio Conte's departure from the club

Barcelona's new striker Luis Suarez, 27, nearly left Liverpool last summer to join Real Madrid.

Everton have added £14m Colombian hitman Carlos Bacca to their list of summer targets.

Monaco striker Emmanuel Rivieire will finalise his move to Newcastle United in the next 48 hours.

Sunderland are ready to offer an improved contract to Connor Wickham after the striker rejected a new three-year deal.

Cardiff are set to launch a second £4m bid for Southampton defender Jose Fonte.

Bad boy striker Nile Ranger has been offered a trial by Leeds United.

DAILY MAIL

Veteran Liverpool central defender Kolo Toure, 33, is wanted by Turkish side Trabzonspor.

Newcastle are on the verge of completing the £6.3m signing of Monaco striker Emmanuel Riviere, 24, who was also a target for West Brom and Stoke.

Everton are closing in on £4m-rated Muhamed Besic from Ferencvaros.

West Ham have made an enquiry for Dnipro left-back Ivan Strinic and have enquired about a loan deal for Malaga's Vitorino Antunes.

Bolton have seen a £600,000 offer for Ostersunds striker Modou Barrow rejected.

Millwall have taken former Fulham defender Matthew Briggs on trial.

Uruguay are in line to host the World Cup before England even come under consideration.

DAILY EXPRESSNewcastle expect to announce the signing of Feyenoord's Dutch international Daryl Janmaat today.

QPR boss Harry Redknapp is confident of signing former Manchester United and England defender Rio Ferdinand.

DAILY TELEGRAPH

Swansea City have rejected an £8m offer from Premier League rivals Liverpool for 21-year-old Wales defender Ben Davies.

THE TIMES

Atletico Madrid left-back Filipe Luis had a medical at Chelsea yesterday ahead of a £20m move to Stamford Bridge.

AC Milan are considering signing Adel Taarabt on a permanent basis from Queens Park Rangers.

Besiktas are showing an interest in Fulham attacker Bryan Ruiz, who has a year left on his contract.

Liverpool have had an £8m offer for Swansea left-back Ben Davies rejected.


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