Thursday's Football Paper Talk

  • Last Updated: August 14 2014, 8:18 BST

A look at the best of the transfer rumours in Thursday's newspapers, including Hull making a move for Danny Welbeck.

Danny Welbeck: Could he join Hull this summer?
Danny Welbeck: Could he join Hull this summer?

DAILY MIRROR

Hull are ready to make a record-busting move for Manchester United striker Danny Welbeck.

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal could turn to Atletico Madrid winger Arda Turan if Real Madrid won't sell Angel Di Maria.

Crystal Palace boss Tony Pulis is trying to persuade former club Stoke to sell him midfielder Steven N'Zonzi, who he signed for the Potters from Blackburn two years ago.

Aston Villa have joined the list of clubs wanting to take Arsenal prospect Serge Gnabry on loan. Southampton, Newcastle, Sunderland and crystal Palace are also interested.

Napoli defender Federico Fernandez's Swansea move is almost complete with fee and personal terms now agreed.

Lokomotiv Moscow midfielder Mbark Boussoufa could be on his way to QPR.

THE SUN

Vincent Kompany has laughed off the moans of Manchester City's title rivals.

David Luiz reckons Jose Mourinho will regret letting him and Frank Lampard leave Chelsea.

Dwight Yorke believes giving Robin van Persie the Manchester United armband would have been a disaster.

Mesut Ozil admits he needs to take his game to another level in his second year at Arsenal.

Tottenham completed their £2.6million swoop for USA World Cup star DeAndre Yedlin last night - but the right-back will stay with Seattle Sounders until the start of next season.

Southampton want to rush through the £12.5million signing of Shane Long from Hull before Sunday's opener at Liverpool.

DAILY MAIL

Jose Mourinho has warned his title rivals that he is building another Chelsea empire fit to last for up to a decade at the top.

Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez's agent says there will be news 'soon' amid reports linking the striker with Juventus in a swap deal for Arturo Vidal.

Morgan Schneiderlin claims he has a verbal agreement with Southampton that will force through a move to Tottenham.

Atletico Madrid have started talks with Chelsea over a deal for Andre Schurrle.

Hull are ready to make an audacious move for Manchester United striker Danny Welbeck.

QPR have made a breakthrough in talks with Ajax striker Kolbeinn Sigthorsson.

Zenit St Petersburg hope to announce the £13m signing of Javi Garcia from Manchester City before the weekend.

DAILY STAR

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is considering shock move to land Stephane Mbia on a free.

Manchester United defender Luke Shaw has dealt Louis van Gaal a hammer blow after being ruled out for at least a month with a damaged hamstring.

Premier League boss Richard Scudamore has admitted he is glad to see the back of Luis Suarez.

Southampton boss Ronald Koeman is aiming to rush through the £12.5m signing of Shane Long before the season opener against Liverpool.

QPR have launched an ambitious bid to sign Barcelona midfielder Alex Song.

Napoli's Federico Fernandez has agreed personal terms with Swansea.

DAILY EXPRESS

Joe Hart is set to see off the challenge of Willy Caballero and start the new season as Manchester City's number one goalkeeper.

Sami Khedira looks to be heading for either Arsenal or Chelsea after Real Madrid left him out of their Super Cup squad.

Stoke will have to pay at least £6million if they want to sign Nathan Redmond from Norwich.

Colombia World Cup star Carlos Sanchez, who is currently on the books of Elche, is set for talks with Aston Villa.

THE TIMES

Newcastle have explored the possibility of signing Abel Hernandez, the striker who scored 14 times for Palermo in Serie B last season.

Crystal Palace expect to complete the £1.5million signing of Liverpool defender Martin Kelly and Southampton midfielder Jack Cork could follow.

Besiktas have expressed an interest in QPR playmaker Adel Taarabt.

Wigan are considering an approach for former Leeds forward Max Gradel, now on the books at St Etienne.