Wednesday's Paper Talk

  • Last Updated: August 6 2014, 7:41 BST

All the best transfer rumours from Wednesday's national newspapers, including the latest on Manchester United's interest in Arturo Vidal.

Arturo Vidal: Interest from Manchester United over?
Arturo Vidal: Interest from Manchester United over?

THE SUN

Wayne Rooney insists Louis van Gaal has fixed "broken" Manchester United.

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has warned new Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal he is in for a nasty shock in the Premier League.

Rio Ferdinand has challenged Jack Rodwell to finally fulfil his potential after a £10million move to Sunderland.

Tom Cleverly insists he is a stronger man after his season from hell at Manchester United.

John Obi Mikel has been handed a lifeline at Chelsea after Oriol Romeu's season-long loan to Stuttgart.

Pepe Reina's Liverpool career is finally ending after Bayern Munich had a bid accepted for the out-in-the-cold keeper.

DAILY MIRROR

Goalkeeper Fraser Forster will complete an £8m move to Southampton if his Celtic side are knocked out of the Champions League by Legia Warsaw tonight.

Spurs are confident of completing their deal to sign Villarreal defender Mateo Musacchio despite a hitch over third-party ownership issues.

QPR boss Harry Redknapp will hold crunch talks with striker Loic Remy and midfielder Adel Taarabt to press them on their futures and attempt to persuade them to stay at the club.

Manchester United's England midfielder Tom Cleverley has vowed to put the fan abuse of last season behind him and reclaim his place for club and country.

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has warned Louis van Gaal he is in for a shock when the Premier League season starts.

DAILY STAR

Arsenal are planning to swoop for Liverpool defender Daniel Agger.

Manchester United fear Fiorentina may raise their asking price for winger Juan Cuadrado.

Arsene Wenger is considering handing teenager Calum Chambers a key role in the centre of midfield for Arsenal.

Hatem Ben Arfa could be used as a makeweight in a deal to bring Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette to Newcastle.

Fraser Forster will lead a player exodus out of Celtic if the Scottish champions are dumped out of the Champions League tonight.

DAILY MAIL

Barcelona are set to offer £10million to Arsenal for Thomas Vermaelen.

Liverpool's new signing Divock Origi has admitted he was surprised by the extent the club had tracked his career.

Arturo Vidal's transfer from Juventus to Manchester United has hit a snag because of doubts about the Chilean's fitness, according to his national team coach.

Liverpool have accepted a bid from Bayern Munich for Pepe Reina with the goalkeeper set for a medical on Wednesday.

Barcelona did not insist on a 'biting clause' in Luis Suarez's contract despite fears he could bite again, according to Barca president Josep Maria Bartomeu.

Southampton are poised to complete a £7million deal for keeper Fraser Forster if Celtic crash out of the Champions League tonight.

Inter Milan's Saphir Taider is poised to be announced as a Southampton player on an initial loan with a view to a £7million permanent deal after passing a medical on Tuesday.

Hatem Ben Arfa will be used by Newcastle as a makeweight in their attempt to sign Lyon's Alexandre Lacazette.

DAILY EXPRESS

Chelsea are bracing themselves for a big-money bid from Atletico Madrid for Germany star Andre Schurrle.

Manchester United's interest in Juventus' Arturo Vidal may end after concerns over a knee problem.

Liverpool are on red alert after it emerged that Real Madrid are ready to part ways with Xabi Alonso this summer.

Manchester United have been dealt a massive blow in their hunt for Arsenal captain Thomas Vermaelen after Barcelona launched a bid for the Belgian despite showing interest in Bayern Munich centre-back Jerome Boateng.

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has warned Louis van Gaal he will find life hard in the Premier League this season.

Sheffield Wednesday last night launched a shock late bid to snatch Stevie May from St Johnstone.

Cardiff boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has moved for Bordeaux defender Lamine Sane and Birmingham's Tom Adeyemi.

THE TIMES

Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert wants to sign a centre-half, midfielder and winger.

West Brom are showing an interest in Stoke attacker Jon Walters.

Fulham want £2.5million to allow Kostas Mitroglou to join Hertha Berlin on loan.

Tottenham have been told that Marseille midfielder Florian Thauvin is not for sale.

Celtic are keen on Wigan winger Callum McManaman.