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Antoine Griezmann: Tottenham target

Antoine Griezmann: Tottenham target

DAILY MIRROR

Liverpool could take their summer spending past £150million as Brendan Rodgers targets Arturo Vidal, Marco Reus and Paul Pogba.

Manchester City are set to offload midfielder Javi Garcia after Alvaro Negredo's injury.

Tottenham have made a stunning £20million bid for France World Cup star Antoine Griezmann.

Southampton want Stefan de Vrij to replace Dejan Lovren but face fight with Manchester United.

Leicester are targeting former Chelsea winger Florent Malouda as they bid for Premier League safety.

THE SUN

Frank Lampard will officially join MLS club New York City later this week.

Demba Ba is on the brink of an £8million move from Chelsea to Besiktas.

Steven Gerrard reckons Wayne Rooney should succeed him as England captain.

Erik Lamela has vowed to show Spurs fans what he's capable of this season.

DAILY STAR

Manchester City are planning to hijack Didier Drogba's return to Chelsea by making a rival bid for the striker.

Arsene Wenger has sunk rumours linking the Gunners with a move for AC Milan striker Mario Balotelli.

DAILY EXPRESS

Manchester United are plannning to offer Ajax £17m for Holland defensive midfielder Daley Blind.

PSG are preparing to offer Manchester United target Angel Di Maria a loan move from Real Madrid.

DAILY MAIL

Mario Balotelli wants £5million-per-year after tax to join Arsenal this summer.

Manchester United are closing on a £16million deal for Borussia Dortmund's Mats Hummels.

Tottenham have been rebuffed in a £15million bid for Real Sociedad winger Antoine Griezmann.

Xavi is the next high-profile target for New York City as they prepare to confirm the signing of former Chelsea star Frank Lampard.

Atletico Madrid are struggling to finance a deal to bring Fernando Torres back to the club.

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