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A look at the transfer rumours and football news making the headlines in this morning's papers.

Last Updated: 10/08/14 at 09:25

Daley Blind: Wanted by Manchester United?

Daley Blind: Wanted by Manchester United?

SUNDAY MIRROR

Tottenham are hopeful of signing Seattle Sounders right-back DeAndre Yedlin after successful talks. 
QPR are eying a £7million move for Swansea's Dutch midfielder Jonathan de Guzman.
Football's governing body FIFA could introduce time-outs and video decision reviews to football after four nations, including England and Germany, gave the plan their backing.
Ajax are bracing themselves for a Manchester United bid for Dutch international Daley Blind this week.
Daniel Agger's future is being monitored by Arsenal, Tottenham and West Ham after making it clear to Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers that he wants to leave.
Louis van Gaal has challenged Manchester United to prove they are serious about breaking the world-transfer record - by admitting he lacks a world-class wideboy like Cristiano Ronaldo or Angel Di Maria.
Southampton have stepped up their bid to sign Mexico striker Javier Hernandez from Manchester United.
Newcastle are heading Crystal Palace and Nottingham Forest in a three-club chase for £7million Manchester United misfit Wilfried Zaha.
Brendan Rodgers wants his Liverpool bosses to push the boat out and land Wilfried Bony. The major obstacle is that the Reds' 'transfer committee' are worried the 25-year-old Swansea striker is not worth his £19million price-tag.

MAIL ON SUNDAY

Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal is lining up a player clear-out with midfielders Marouane Fellaini, Nani and Shinji Kagawa favourites for the exit door.
Arsenal want to ruin Manchester United's pursuit of German centre-half Mats Hummels having seen the departure of Thomas Vermaelen to Barcelona.
Arsenal captain Thomas Vermaelen has joined Barcelona for £15million, after the North London club refused to sell him to Premier League rivals Manchester United.
Mauricio Pochettino is hoping to bring in new signings before Spurs open their Premier League campaign at West Ham next weekend with the club closing in on a £2.75 million deal for Seattle Sounders right back DeAndre Yedlin.  

THE SUN

Samuel Eto'o says his Chelsea team-mate Eden Hazard can develop to become the world's greatest player.
Ronald Koeman is adamant midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin will not be sold, but the 27-year-old Spurs target says he is "not in the right frame of mind" to play for Southampton. 

DAILY STAR SUNDAY

Manchester United are poised to make a £20m bid for Borussia Dortmund defender Mats Hummels.
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger may be dipping into his transfer fund to make a bid for PSG midfield playmaker Adrien Rabiot
Sunderland boss Gus Poyet has been offered the chance to snap up Valencia striker Jonas

THE PEOPLE

Sunderland are on the trail of Tottenham winger Nacer Chadli.
QPR are making a late bid to hijack Argentina legend Esteban Cambiasso’s move to Leicester City.
Serge Gnabry is at the centre of a three-way Premier League scrap after being told to leave Arsenal on loan, with Crystal Palace. Southampton and Newcastle all interested.
West Brom boss Alan Irvine is chasing West Ham winger Matt Jarvis.

SUNDAY EXPRESS

Chelsea are eyeing up a move for Manchester United target and Roma star Mehdi Benatia. 
Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez is closing in on a move to Juventus which could speed up the arrival of Juve midfielder Arturo Vidal at Old Trafford.  
Everton defender Leighton Baines insists he made the right decision in rejecting a transfer to Manchester United.  
Manchester United were effectively blocked from signing Arsenal's Thomas Vermaelen by boss Arsene Wenger

SUNDAY TIMES

Manchester United have been given the green light to move for Fiorentina winger Juan Cuadrado with the Italian club saying they would struggle to turn down offers of over £25m.

THE INDEPENDENT

Cardiff boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is keen to sign troubled West Ham midfielder Ravel Morrison.
Liverpool's Brazilian midfielder Lucas Leiva is still hopeful of being reunited with former Reds boss Rafael Benitez at Napoli.

SUNDAY TELEGRAPH

Southampton manager Ronald Koeman is still holding out hope of signing Javier Hernandez as he looks to add more players to his squad.

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ndros f***ing Townsend, really Roy? ...was also by first thought. Followed closely by where have all the defenders gone? , and Jesus, that midfield looks weak .

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