Tuesday's football paper talk

  • Last Updated: August 12 2014, 7:54 BST

A look at the biggest transfer stories making today's back pages, including news of Liverpool's pursuit of Samuel Eto'o.

Samuel Eto'o: Strongly linked with Liverpool
Samuel Eto'o: Strongly linked with Liverpool

THE SUN

Arsenal are weighing up a £10m swoop for Liverpool's Daniel Agger.
Andre Shurrle says his World Cup triumph can inspire Chelsea to Premier League glory.
Sunderland want at least £7m for striker Connor Wickham after rejecting a £5m bid from West Ham.
Stoke have offered £5m for Norwich winger Nathan Redmond.
Aston Villa have pulled out of the chase for Elche's £4m-rated Colombian Carlos Sanchez.

DAILY MIRROR

Chelsea want £30million Roma defender Mehdi Benatia as Manchester United also show interest.
Sunderland  have slapped an £8million price tag on Connor Wickham after rejecting West Ham's offer for the striker.
Swansea are rushing the £8million Federico Fernandez transfer deal through in time for their Manchester United opener.
Salomon Kalou has alerted Everton and Tottenham after being told he is free to leave Lille.
Esteban Cambiasso's Leicester City move is on with the midfielder ready to accept a two-year deal.
Liverpool have held shock talks with Samuel Eto'o as the search for Luis Suarez replacement goes on.
Spanish midfielder Santi Cazorla has played down speculation he wants to leave Arsenal and head back to La Liga.
Chelsea striker Didier Drogba could be out for four months with the ankle injury he sustained in the pre-season friendly against Ferencvaros on Sunday.

DAILY STAR

Chelsea are set to sign Roma central defender Mehdi Benatia in a £30m deal. 
West Ham will have to double their offer to Sunderland if they want to sign Connor Wickham. The Black Cats wants around £8m, while the Hammers have reportedly offered £4m.

DAILY EXPRESS

Galatasaray are pondering a £28million double bid for Arsenal pair Joel Campbell and Lukas Podolski.
QPR are confident that £7m target Jonathan de Guzman will be signed from Villarreal in time for their season opening fixture against Hull.       
Leicester are reportedly ready to 'break the club's transfer record' to finance the transfer of Troy Deeney from Watford.

DAILY MAIL

Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti has told Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester United to forget about signing Sami Khedira. 
Stoke City have made a new £5million bid for Norwich winger Nathan Redmond.
Liverpool are considering moving for Samuel Eto'o.
Manchester City striker John Guidetti is wanted by Feyenoord.
Southampton have agreed terms with Steaua Bucharest defender Florin Gardos.
Kolo Toure is set to leave Liverpool for Turkish side Trabzonspor in a £1.5m deal.
Olympiakos are planning a bid to re-sign Fulham's Greek striker Kostas Mitroglou on loan.

THE TIMES

Wilfried Bony's wage demands of £100,000 a week are dissuading clubs from making a bid for the Swansea striker.
WBA are monitoring Alex Barrera, the Sporting Gijon midfielder.
QPR are hoping to sign Jonathan de Guzman from Villarreal.
Leeds United are close to a deal for Giuseppe Bellusci, the Catania defender.

DAILY TELEGRAPH

Sunderland want £8million for striker Connor Wickham after rejecting a £5million offer from West Ham.
West Ham have expressed an interest in Stoke striker Peter Crouch.
Sunderland are interested in signing Micah Richards from Manchester City.

THE GUARDIAN

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers is considering a move for Cameroon striker Samuel Eto'o, who is a free agent after being released by Chelsea at the end of last season.

DAILY RECORD

Celtic have taken Manchester City teenage defender Jason Denayer on a season-long loan.
The administrator of Legia Warsaw, Marta Ostrowska, has been advised by police to leave the city following death threats. The club were thrown out of the Champions League following an administrative error - after beating Celtic 6-1 on aggregate.