Football Paper Talk

  • Last Updated: February 14 2014, 13:33 GMT

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

Jan Vertonghen: Could be offered a new deal at Spurs
Jan Vertonghen: Could be offered a new deal at Spurs

THE SUN

Argentine midfielder Bruno Zuculini has agreed to join Manchester City this summer - according to his club in South America.

DAILY MIRROR

Atletico Madrid are eyeing Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris, who is desperate for Champions League football.

Manchester City have agreed the transfer of 20-year-old midfielder Bruno Zuculini from Argentina's Racing Club.

Manuel Pellegrini's side are facing big-money competition from Paris Saint-Germain for France defender Eliaquim Mangala.

Ex-Cardiff boss Malky Mackay has angrily hit back after his transfer dealings were branded "imprudent and careless" by the club.

DAILY STAR

Wojciech Szczesny has vowed to make sure Arsenal are the real deal again on Sunday as they look to settle the score with Liverpool in the FA Cup.

Liverpool talisman Suarez admits he is panicking about picking up an injury that will wreck his World Cup dreams this summer.

Fernandinho says moving to Manchester City has helped reignite his World Cup hopes.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was yesterday given a surprise vote of confidence by Cardiff.

DAILY MAIL

Tottenham are preparing contract offers for key duo Hugo Lloris and Jan Vertonghen, but fear securing the pair will depend on Champions League qualification.

Jose Mourinho welcomed Brendan Rodgers to the title dogfight and then heaped pressure on Liverpool by claiming their lack of European football puts them in a 'privileged position'.

Veteran defender Ashley Cole is likely to wait until the end of the season before deciding on whether to extend his Chelsea career.

Arsene Wenger is considering rotating the Arsenal team for Sunday's FA Cup clash against Liverpool as he prioritises the visit of Bayern Munich.

Gunners fans are snubbing next week's glamour Champions League clash with Bayern because of sky-high ticket prices.

DAILY EXPRESS

Chelsea have received a boost with Dutch midfielder Marco van Ginkel returning to training.

Former Chelsea full-back Paulo Ferreira is at the centre of a tug of war between Leicester and Derby.

Steven Naismith is ready to show Everton manager Roberto Martinez that small is beautiful in their FA Cup clash with Swansea on Sunday.

THE TIMES

Roy Hodgson has been backed to continue as England manager for the next two years even if the national team fail in the World Cup this summer

Cardiff City raised the stakes in their legal battle with Malky Mackay, claiming their former manager and his staff were "imprudent" and "careless" in the transfer market .

THE GUARDIAN

Luis Suarez has risked reopening his race row with Manchester United defender Patrice Evra by claiming he has no regrets over the incident which he described as "all false".

Manchester City have been granted planning permission to expand the capacity of the Etihad Stadium to around 62,000.

DAILY RECORD

Kilmarnock manager Allan Johnston admits he fears star striker Kris Boyd will leave the club in the summer.