Football Paper Talk

  • Last Updated: May 19 2014, 7:52 BST

A look at the football transfer gossip in the Monday's national newspapers, including Liverpool linked with a £10m midfielder.

Emre Can: Said to be interesting Liverpool
Emre Can: Said to be interesting Liverpool

THE SUN

Manchester United could confirm Louis Van Gaal as their new manager later today.

Arsene Wenger's much-anticipated new deal with Arsenal could pay him £24m over three years - he is expected to get a transfer chest of £100m to spend this summer as well.

Jack Wilshere could face FA action for a foul-mouthed rant towards rivals Spurs, which was captured live on TV at their FA Cup trophy celebration on Sunday.

Club Bolivar hope David Beckham will come out of retirement and join the club for the Copa Libertadores.

Glenn Hoddle feels Mauricio Pochettino should win the race to become Tottenham's next manager.

Thibaut Courtois will only come back to Chelsea if he is guaranteed to be their No 1 keeper next season.

Burnley are hoping to sign Bournemouth defender Steve Cook.

Rio Ferdinand is poised to move his family back to the south of England, perhaps scuppering hopes Hull City had of tempting the former Manchester United defender.

DAILY MIRROR

Aston Villa are expected to confirm later today that Paul Lambert will be carrying on as the club's manager.

Newcastle striker Shola Ameobi and Sunderland midfielder Seb Larsson are both on Hull's summer wish list ahead of their debut in the Europa League.

Leicester City are hoping to make Villa midfielder Marc Albrighton one of their summer additions, along with Brighton defender Matthew Upson.

West Ham and Southampton are battling for the signature of £8m-rated Nice left-back Timothee Kolodziejczak.

Swansea will look to sign Reading keeper Alex McCarthy if Michel Vorm - a target for Liverpool - leaves this summer.

Crystal Palace and Hull will look to sign Liam Ridgewell in the wake of the defender's release by West Brom.

DAILY STAR

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain faces World Cup heartbreak with his groin injury still bothering him enough to make it a struggle for him to prove himself fit before the tournament.

Steve Bruce has warned Hull City owner Assem Allam he needs to make big investments on the playing side to match the club's success this season.

Former Brighton boss Oscar Garcia wants to take over at Southampton if Mauricio Pochettino heads to Tottenham this summer.

DAILY MAIL

Liverpool are ready to offer £10m to Bayer Leverkusen for midfielder Emre Can.

As well as Blackpool midfielder Tom Ince, Inter Milan are also keen on a loan deal for Fulham striker Kostas Mitroglou, whose £12m move to London has proved less than successful.

Juventus are hoping to sign Manchester United left-back Patrice Evra, who is a free agent this summer.

Montpellier midfielder Remy Cabella is open to a move to Newcastle this summer after they failed to secure a deal for him in January.

Leeds United are keen on Rotherham midfielder Ben Pringle.

Gareth Southgate has urged his England Under-21 players to follow the example of Everton defender John Stones, who is on standby for the World Cup, as they prepare for the Toulon tournament and Euro qualifier against Wales.

Didier Drogba is leaving Galatasaray and will hope to secure a new club with positive performances at the World Cup.

DAILY EXPRESS

Liverpool striker Luis Suarez, 27, has committed himself to a renewed title challenge with the club by enrolling his four-year-old daughter in a Merseyside school.

Sunderland defender Alfred N'Diaye came to the rescue, carrying a young fan to safety, when a barrier collapsed during Osasuna's La Liga clash with his loan club Real Betis on Sunday.

Arsene Wenger says he will sign 'two or three' players this summer with Nancy keeper Paul Nardy a target to replace out-of-contract back-up Lukasz Fabianski. Wenger is very keen on Real Madrid playmaker Angel Di Maria.

THE GUARDIAN

Wayne Rooney has attacked the 'disgusting' press after being photographed with wife Colleen and his two sons while on holiday in Portugal.

Arsenal are leading the race to sign James Milner after he told Manchester City he wants to leave this summer.

Monday will be D-Day for under fire Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore.

DAILY TELEGRAPH

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger will sign a new three-year £7.5m-a-year contract at the Emirates and be given £100m transfer kitty.

Switzerland defender Johan Djourou could miss the World Cup after injuring his neck playing for Hamburg on Sunday.

Porto defender Eliaquim Mangala could turn down a move to Manchester City after claiming he would rather join Chelsea.

THE TIMES

Schalke midfielder Julian Draxler, Bayer Leverkusen playmaker Lars Bender and Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema could all be on Arsene Wenger's summer shopping list.

DAILY RECORD

St Johnstone are keen to tie manager Tommy Wright to a new contract after he led his side to Scottish Cup glory, expecting there to be interest in his services from elsewhere.

Rangers fans claim chief executive Graham Wallace is a 'lame duck' amid fresh fears over Ibrox and their training complex at Murray Park.


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