WE take a look around the papers for all the latest gossip including Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester United, Liverpool, Arsenal, Blackburn Rovers, Real Madrid, Birmingham City and Inter Milan.
DAILY MIRROR: Inter Milan midfielder Wesley Sneijder, 26, has hinted he is ready to listen to Manchester United’s overtures, possibly paving the way for a record-breaking £30m-plus transfer.
A host of Europe’s top clubs are gearing up for a summer battle for Gareth Bale after Tottenham made an approach to sign Lyon’s Michael Bastos as a replacement, according to reports in the Italian press.
David Luiz has urged 19-year-old Brazil team-mate Neymar to join him at Chelsea after the striker admitted he wants to move to Europe.
Liverpool’s Lucas is being lined up for a £3m move to Napoli as the Reds continue to track Blackpool star Charlie Adam, 25, as a central midfield replacement.
Blackburn manager Steve Kean has confirmed Rovers want to take Hamburg’s Ruud van Nistelrooy on a free transfer.
Tottenham are lining up a summer move for Sevilla striker Alvaro Negredo, 25, according to reports in Spain.
Birmingham are tracking 15-goal Dundee United and Scotland striker David Goodwillie, 21, who is also a target for Rangers.
Fabio Capello last night accused Jose Mourinho of showing him a lack of respect. Also: Wesley Sneijder has offered the first indication he is open to an offer from Manchester United.
DAILY STAR: Jose Mourinho last night insisted he WAS offered the England job ahead of Fabio Capello. Also: Chelsea are ready to go head-to-head with Barcelona for Shakhtar Donetsk’s £25m Brazilian forward Willian.
THE SUN: Fabio Capello has told Andy Carroll to curb his boozing. Also: Neymar has been lined up as Chelsea’s £30million summer replacement for hitman Didier Drogba.
DAILY EXPRESS: Fabio Capello has made the staggering claim he needs only 100 words of English to communicate with his players. Also: Fabio Capello has hit back at Jose Mourinho’s claim he was “hours away” from accepting the England job by accusing the Real Madrid boss of a lack of respect.
DAILY MAIL: Germany World Cup star Miroslav Klose, 32, is set to seal a free transfer to Tottenham this summer.
Bosnia striker Vedad Ibisevic, 26, who plays for German side Hoffenheim, is wanted by Premier League sides Aston Villa and West Brom.
Fabio Capello has responded angrily to Jose Mourinho’s claim that he was ‘hours’ from taking his position as England boss, declaring it disrespectful to ‘other managers’ to discuss their jobs. Also: Andy Carroll has been ordered to stop drinking so much in a private chat with manager Fabio Capello, who views the striker as the future of his team.
DAILY TELEGRAPH: Manchester United defender Nemanja Vidic will put country before club tonight when he captain’s Serbia’s Euro 2012 qualifier against Estonia - just two weeks after suffering a calf strain. Also: Northampton full-back Ben Foden has been arrested on suspicion of criminal damage after a row with a taxi driver. Foden spent yesterday morning in jail before being released on bail.
THE GUARDIAN: Fabio Capello has brushed off claims by Jose Mourinho that the Portuguese was the Football Association’s preferred choice to become England manager three years ago, pointedly saying he would never comment publicly on another job out of “respect” for the incumbent.
THE TIMES: Fabio Capello made a staunch defence of his management style and language skills yesterday, including a surprising claim that he needs only 100 words of English to communicate with his players.
THE INDEPENDENT: Fabio Capello yesterday denied that his fragile grasp of English affected his ability to communicate England’s players, insisting after the furore over his treatment of deposed captain Rio Ferdinand that he only needed “maximum 100 words” to deliver his messages to players.