Football Paper Talk

  • Last Updated: May 27 2014, 8:03 BST

A look at the football transfer gossip in Tuesday's national newspapers, with Mauricio Pochettino closing in on the Spurs job.

Hugo Lloris: Reportedly a target for PSG
Hugo Lloris: Reportedly a target for PSG

DAILY MIRROR

Tottenham have offered Southampton boss Mauricio Pochettino a three-year contract and are hoping to agree a deal within the next 48 hours.

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho is ready to make a move to sign Real Madrid's 21-year-old defender Raphael Varane as a replacement for David Luiz.

Paris Saint-Germain target Tottenham keeper Hugo Lloris in a second megabucks raid on the Premier League following the signing of Luiz.

Defender Ashley Williams, 29, is heading for a Swansea City exit as contract negotiations break down - Arsenal are interested.

Brendan Rodgers pledges future to Liverpool after being reassured over transfer backing.

QPR manager Harry Redknapp wants to sign 21-year-old West Ham midfielder Ravel Morrison on a permanent deal.

Leicester City boss Nigel Pearson wants a new contract which would quadruple his salary after guiding the Foxes into the Premier League.

Championship side Birmingham City face massive cutbacks as Lee Clark's budget slashed to a quarter of last season's level.

Wayne Rooney and Daniel Sturridge will get three chances to forge England's World Cup strike-force, while Manchester United defender Phil Jones returns to full fitness in time for Peru test.

THE SUN

New boss Louis van Gaal has told Manchester United that he does not want Barcelona midfielder Cesc Fabregas.

Hull boss Steve Bruce will step up his £5m pursuit of Jake Livermore from Tottenham.

Blackpool star Tom Ince is relishing the prospect of following in his father Paul's footsteps at Inter Milan next season.

DAILY STAR

Derby County manager Steve McClaren is the shock name in the frame to replace Tottenham-bound Pochettino as Southampton boss after the Rams were beaten in the Championship play-off final.

Frank Lampard is interested in a move to QPR - but only if he is offered a two-year deal.

Liverpool are tracking Crystal Palace winger Yannick Bolasie, 25, who has just 12 months left on his current Selhurst Park deal.

Newcastle boss Alan Pardew wants to sign free agents Steve Sidwell and Jack Colback, Manchester United winger Wilfried Zaha and young 20-year-old Tenerife striker Ayoze Perez.

Burnley will fight Brighton to sign Wolves left-back Stephen Ward.

Wolves manager Kenny Jackett is ready to hijack Sheffield United's £1.5m swoop for Liverpool midfielder Conor Coady.

DAILY MAIL

Striker Luis Suarez has told his Liverpool team-mates he plans to stay at Anfield and lead next season's pursuit of the Premier League title.

Juventus have made a rival offer for Arsenal target, Real Sociedad's 23-year-old French winger Antoine Griezmann.

Newly-promoted Leicester City are tracking 31-year-old Benfica striker Oscar Cardozo.

Sunderland are monitoring the situation of 35-year-old Crystal Palace goalkeeper Julian Speroni who is a free agent despite discussing an extension to his contract at Selhurst Park.

Manchester United misfit Bebe is wanted by Sporting Braga.

DAILY EXPRESS

New Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal is considering a £30m double swoop for Feyenoord midfielder Jordy Clasie and defender Bruno Martins Indi.

Manchester City face competition from Barcelona for Malaga goalkeeper Willy Caballero.

West Ham have joined Everton and Arsenal in the hunt to sign former England midfielder Gareth Barry, 33, who is out of contract at Manchester City.

Sunderland boss Gus Poyet, former Chelsea defender Dan Petrescu and ex-Celtic manager Neil Lennon are all contenders to replace Mauricio Pochettino at Southampton with the Argentine set to move to Tottenham.

Shaun Wright-Phillips set to be released by newly-promoted QPR.

DAILY TELEGRAPH

Arsenal have joined rivals Spurs in the hunt for Cardiff and Scotland goalkeeper David Marshall.

Manchester United boss Louis Van Gaal will decide on the future of winger Anderson, 26, following his loan spell at Italian side Fiorentina.

THE GUARDIAN

Former England captain Rio Ferdinand, 35, is considering a move to Queens Park Rangers after being released by Manchester United.


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