The top stories making Wednesday's back pages in the UK...
The Sun: West Ham have offered Andy Carroll a £36million contract in the hope of luring him away from Liverpool.
Also: Real Madrid are threatening to pull out of their chase for Luka Modric - because Tottenham want more money up front.
And: Stoke have bid £2million for Wolves winger Michael Kightly.
Daily Mirror: Andy Carroll will be offered a £100,000-a-week contract to join West Ham as Sam Allardyce refuses to give up on his pursuit of the Liverpool striker.
Also: Manchester City are lining up a stunning £35million move for Real Madrid star Gonzalo Higuain.
And: Portugal's Manuel Fernandes is a £7million target for Liverpool.
Plus: Real Madrid could end their interest in Tottenham's Luka Modric and turn their attentions to Inter Milan's Wesley Sneijder instead.
Daily Star: Kolo Toure is set to turn down a move to Turkey and see out the final year of his contract at Manchester City.
Daily Mail: Manchester United and Arsenal are stepping up their interest in Victor Wanyama with scouts due to watch the Celtic midfielder in Wednesday night's Champions League qualifier with Helsinki.
Also: Trabzonspor are keen on Manchester City defender Kolo Toure.
And: Tottenham are monitoring Lyon left-back Aly Cissokho.
Daily Express: Juventus have hinted that they could cool their interest in Arsenal striker Robin van Persie.
Metro: Vincent Kompany has backed Manchester City's pursuit of Arsenal's Robin van Persie, by hailing the striker as 'incredible'.
Also: Britain shocked favourites Brazil in a thrilling encounter as they headed into the quarter-finals and a step closer an Olympic medal.
And: Liverpool have turned down two bids from Manchester City for defender Daniel Agger, with the Premier League champions considering a third offer.
Daily Telegraph: Charlie Adam's agent has defended the Liverpool midfielder after he was labelled a coward by Tottenham winger Gareth Bale.
The Times: Liverpool will allow Craig Bellamy to rejoin Cardiff City - where he spent time on loan two seasons ago - on a permanent basis.
Also: Sir Alex Ferguson is facing mounting anger from Manchester United supporters for his public defence of the club's owners, the Glazer family.