Football Paper Talk

  • Last Updated: August 27 2014, 8:33 BST

A look at the football transfer gossip in Wednesday's national newspapers as Arsenal eye a big-name striker.

Cavani: Possible target for Arsenal?
Cavani: Possible target for Arsenal?

THE SUN
New Manchester United signing Angel di Maria has admitted he did not want to leave Real Madrid.
QPR owner Tony Fernandes wants former player Les Ferdinand as a possible director of football.
Michael Dawson has joined Hull from Tottenham in a £3m move on a three-year deal.
Arsene Wenger has confirmed Lukas Podolski will not leave Arsenal this summer.

DAILY MIRROR
Liverpool's Fabio Borini is a transfer target for AC Milan if they can't get Fernando Torres.
Arsenal are preparing a £50m bid for Edinson Cavani.
Arsenal's Olivier Giroud will be out until next year with his ankle injury worse than feared.
QPR are ready to snap up West Ham midfielder Mo Diame.
Daniel Agger claims he does not know if he will still be at Liverpool on Monday when they transfer window shuts.
Lukas Podolski's agent has dismissed talk of bids from Juventus and Napoli.

DAILY EXPRESS
Arsenal are ready to make a £50m bid for PSG's Edinson Cavani with Olivier Giroud facing a lengthy spell on the sidelines.
AC Milan have confirmed they are keen to sign Chelsea striker Fernando Torres and Marco van Ginkel.
Manchester United are hoping Daley Blind will follow Angel di Maria into Old Trafford.

DAILY MAIL
Arsenal want Danny Welbeck to replace the injured Olivier Giroud but Manchester United are not keen to sell.
AC Milan are reportedly in talks with Chelsea over a possible move for Fernando Torres and Marco van Ginkel.
Tottenham are poised to complete the signing of Sevilla central defender Federico Fazio.
AC Milan have enquired about Liverpool striker Fabio Borini.
Benfica are interested in Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez.
Liverpool teenager Jordon Ibe is to discuss a loan move to Derby County.
Burnley are considering Bolton midfielder Mark Davies as an alternative to Wigan's James McArthur.
Fulham are in talks to sign Iranian defender Ehsan Hajsafi.

DAILY STAR
Manchester United are weighing up a £20m move for Liverpool midfielder Joe Allen.
United are also in talks to sign Daley Blind.
Sunderland are closing in on a season-long loan for Liverpool's Sebastian Coates.
Chelsea are in talks to sign Roma striker Mattia Destro, who is rated at £20m.
Cardiff, Fulham and Blackburn are keen on Tunisian defender Syam Ben Youssef.

DAILY TELEGRAPH
Crystal Palace are considering a surprise move to reappoint Neil Warnock as manager.

THE TIMES
Chelsea striker Fernando Torres' wages are a stumbling block regarding a move to AC Milan.
Hamburg have made an approach for Tottenham midfielder Lewis Holtby.
Hull City defender Alex Bruce is set to move to Blackburn Rovers after the Tigers signed Michael Dawson.
Newcastle and Queens Park Rangers are the latest clubs to show an interest in Torino winger Alessio Cerci.
Inter Milan midfielder Zdravko Kuzmanovic is being monitored by Crystal Palace and West Ham.
West Brom have abandoned plans to sign Liverpool winger Oussama Assaidi.

THE INDEPENDENT
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is preparing a move for Manchester United striker Danny Welbeck.
Manchester United could offer Shinji Kagawa as a makeweight in a deal for Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal.