Football Paper Talk

  • Last Updated: June 18 2014, 7:44 BST

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

Sami Khedira: Man United target
Sami Khedira: Man United target

DAILY MIRROR

Tottenham are willing to listen to offers for striker Emmanuel Adebayor with fellow forward Roberto Soldado also set to be sold.

Manchester United have moved into the race to sign rising Holland star Daley Blind, with negotiations to sign Luke Shaw having stalled.

Newcastle are in talks with Hertha Berlin striker Pierre-Michel Lasogga.

Everton are leading the race to land highly-rated Barcelona forward Cristian Tello.

Hull look to have won the nine-way scramble to land ex-England defender Joleon Lescott, who is a free agent after his Manchester City contract expired.

West Ham want ex-Bolton and Sunderland full-back Marcos Alonso of Fiorentina.

England's Wayne Rooney is poised to play Uruguay World Cup crunch as No.10 not as a left winger.

Joe Hart says England are ready for anything Uruguay throw at them in Thursday's game.

Harry Redknapp says the current England squad is the worst for years.

THE SUN

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has made PSG forward Ezequiel Lavezzi his top World Cup target

Gunners midfielder Santi Cazorla has been linked with a move to La Liga champions Atletico Madrid.

New manager Ronald Koeman plans to try to persuade England midfielder Adam Lallana to stay at Southampton.

DAILY MAIL

Roy Hodgson is preparing to gamble with his future by playing Wayne Rooney in his favoured No 10 role in Thursday's do-or-die clash.

Italy striker Mario Balotelli is open to a move to Arsenal after his agent revealed 'anything is possible' this summer.

Manchester United will rebuff any attempt by Real Madrid to sign Adnan Januzaj.

Rivals City will resist any attempt by Inter Milan to take striker Stevan Jovetic back to Italy.

Al Arabi manager Dan Petrescu has claimed Barcelona star Xavi has agreed to join, saying the Spain international has already signed a pre-contract agreement.

DAILY STAR

Rubin Kazan's France midfielder Yann M'Vila is set to reject Liverpool and Arsenal in favour of a move to Inter Milan.

The agent of Chelsea target Sefa Isci says the 18-year-old Anderlecht defender has rejected the chance of a move to Benfica.

DAILY EXPRESS

Arsenal and Liverpool want Mexico goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa, who is keen to play in the Champions League after becoming a free agent.

Manchester United are likely to bid for Sami Khedira, who has also been a target for Arsenal, after Real Madrid told the 27-year-old midfielder he could leave.

Another of new United manager Louis van Gaal's targets, Borussia Dortmund defender Mats Hummels, says he is staying with the German club for the immediate future.

THE TIMES

Roy Hodgson is preparing to return Wayne Rooney to a central role for England's crunch match against Uruguay on Thursday.

THE GUARDIAN

Mario Balotelli's agent has suggested that the striker may be interested in transfer from Milan to Arsenal.

Roy Hodgson has given a big hint that he will play Wayne Rooney in the middle when England play Uruguay.