The top stories making Thursday's back pages in the UK...
The Sun: Florent Malouda is one of several Chelsea players who will be told they can leave Stamford Bridge.
Also: Sam Allardyce is launching a bitter court battle against Steve Kean as football heads for the dock again.
Daily Mirror: Manchester United believe they have won the £20million race to sign Robin van Persie.
Also: Luka Modric, who has been linked with Real Madrid and Manchester United, has been told he will not be leaving Tottenham until Spurs' £35m valuation is met.
And: Liverpool striker Andy Carroll wants his future resolved in the next week.
Plus: Fulham are set to move for Nigel Reo-Coker who is a free agent after leaving Bolton.
Daily Star: Liverpool have been told to stump up £10m for Clint Dempsey.
Daily Mail: Chelsea have reopened talks with Marseille over Spanish right-back Cesar Azpilicueta.
Also: Fulham have opened talks with French side Evian to sign Ivory Coast striker Yannick Sagbo.
Metro: Arsene Wenger is ready to open preliminary talks with Theo Walcott over a new contract, as Arsenal get increasingly worried about the forward's future.
Also: Manchester City have rejected speculation striker Edin Dzeko is bound for AC Milan.
And: Liverpool have been left red-faced after a website run by owners Fenway Sports wrongly claimed the club has signed Clint Dempsey from Fulham.
Plus: Wigan chairman Dave Whelan has urged wantaway winger Victor Moses to use his head and stay with the Latics after the club turned down a third bid from Chelsea.