THE SUN

Manchester City , Barcelona and Paris St Germain are involved in a massive tug-of-war over Robin van Persie.

Tottenham hope to seal Jan Vertonghen's move from Ajax on Saturday after a late hitch.

Spurs have also tabled a £13million bid for France keeper Hugo Lloris.

Aston Villa and Sunderland are in a £9million fight for Real Mallorca centre-back Ivan Ramis.

Fiorentina are ready to cough up £4million for Arsenal striker Marouane Chamakh.

Newcastle boss Alan Pardew has been told he can have FC Twente striker Luuk de Jong - for £16million.

West Brom are keen on former Newcastle striker Obafemi Martins.

Leeds will make a double swoop for Portsmouth striker Luke Varney and David Norris.

DAILY MAIL

Jermain Defoe has been told he cannot leave Spurs.

Wigan will not cut their £10million asking price for Victor Moses.

Newcastle target Mathieu Debuchy will have showdown talks this weekend.

West Brom are closing in on a £2million deal for one-time Man City target Yassine El Ghanassy.

Manchester United defender Zeki Fryers has agreed a four-year deal with Spurs .

DAILY MIRROR

Luka Modric appeared close to the Tottenham exit door with Real Madrid claiming a £28million move may be completed next week.

PR hope to see off Everton's interest and sign Blackburn's Junior Hoilett.

Leeds boss Neil Warnock wants to sign Swansea striker Leroy Lita.

DAILY EXPRESS

Joe Cole is determined not to be remembered as a Liverpool flop.

Kolo Toure has urged Manchester City to sign Robin van Persie.

DAILY STAR

Kolo Toure has urged Manchester City to break the bank for Robin van Persie.

Sir Alex Ferguson wants Japan star Shinji Kagawa to learn how to speak like a Scotsman.

Joe Cole has vowed to prove he is no flop and succeed at Liverpool .

DAILY TELEGRAPH

Juventus are hoping to capitalise on the hesitancy at Manchester City over Robin van Persie by offering to make the Arsenal captain the highest paid player in their history.

THE GUARDIAN

Arsenal chairman, Peter Hill-Wood, has staunchly defended the running of the club against the vitriolic criticism levelled against the board by the 30% owner, The Uzbek billionaire Alisher Usmanov.

DAILY RECORD

Neil Lennon admits Rangers' absence from the SPL may mean the sale of a Celtic player to make up for lost revenue.

Steven Davis has ended his time at Rangers by signing for Southampton.