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The Sun

  • Manchester United are lining up a £40m raid for Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema.
  • Andy Carroll is keen on a return to his boyhood club Newcastle United. The striker's future at West Ham looks in doubt following Sam Allardyce's departure.
  • Rafa Benitez promises he will transform Gareth Bale into the main man at Real Madrid.
  • Stoke boss Mark Hughes has sanctioned a sensational swoop for Ukraine left-winger Yevhen Konoplyanka.
  • Liverpool are in talks with Bolton boss Adam Bogdan about a shock move to Anfield.
  • Theo Walcott will hold crunch talks with Arsenal next week.
  • Jermaine Beckford and Paul Robinson are heading back to Leeds United.
  • Steve Bruce has been given the go-ahead to plot Hull's Premier League return.
  • John Terry wants to finish his career at Chelsea - but would be open to joining Frank Lampard in America.
  • Slavisa Jokanovic is set to leave Watford - with Quique Sanchez Flores lined up to replace him.

Daily Mirror

  • Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers will step up his long-standing interest in Christian Benteke with a firm and committed approach.
  • Manchester United are interested in Barcelona's out-of-contract star Dani Alves.
  • Theo Walcott will hold contract talks with Arsenal next week - and they could open the door for Raheem Sterling.
  • Louis van Gaal has warned his Manchester United bosses that only another summer spending spree will make them title contenders.
  • Rafa Benitez has promised to build his Real Madrid team around Gareth Bale.
  • Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is monitoring Villarreal striker Gerard Moreno as a surprise summer target.
  • West Brom midfielder Graham Dorrans is to make his loan move to Premier League new boys Norwich City permanent in a £3million switch.
  • Aston Villa manager Tim Sherwood wants to open talks to make the loan move of Manchester United midfielder Tom Cleverley permanent.
  • Paris Saint-Germain are reportedly interested in signing Xavi on loan this summer.

Daily Star

  • Manchester United are weighing up a move for Bayern Munich defender Dante.
  • Liverpool will step up their pursuit of Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke next week.
  • Chelsea will consider offering Brazilian youngster Wallace in exchange for Benfica midfielder Nicolas Gaitan.
  • Manchester United have been warned that Valencia defender Nicolas Otamendi will cost them £35m - and not a penny less.
  • Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba has ruled out a return to Old Trafford because he wants to play in Spain for either Barcelona or Real Madrid.
  • Hull defender James Chester, QPR forward Charlie Austin and Chelsea striker Patrick Bamford top Newcastle's list of summer transfer targets.

Daily Mail

  • QPR have moved to beat Aston Villa to the signing of Swindon midfielders Massimo Luongo and Bern Gladwin.
  • Juventus hope to close on a deal for Real Madrid midfielder Sami Khedira.

The Independent

  • Tottenham Hotspur want Danny Ings to sign for them next month, with the Burnley striker a free agent from Monday.

The Times

  • Randy Lerner tells the paper that he will step down as director even if he retains ownership of Aston Villa.
  • Liverpool have told Jose Enrique and Fabio Borini to find themselves new clubs.
  • Liverpool are preparing a bid for Aston Villa forward Christian Benteke.

Daily Telegraph

  • Manchester United have placed Dani Alves on their shortlist of potential defensive recruits.
  • Brendan Rodgers will fight Manchester United for £30m Christian Benteke.

The Guardian

  • Manchester United are preparing to rival Arsenal for the £40million signing of Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema.