Man Utd new signings? De Gea-Real Madrid CF OFF? Yarmolenko to Liverpool FC? Tuesday’s back pages

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The top stories making Tuesday’s back pages in the UK on transfer deadline day…

The Sun: Spurs are attempting a £15million raid for West Ham’s Cheikhou Kouyate.

Also: Everton are battling to snap up Swiss wonderkid Breel Embolo for £14.5million.


Daily Mirror: Sunderland will return to Anfield on Deadline Day to try and tempt defender Tiago Ilori to join them on loan.

Also: Tottenham are set to take their traditional place at the eye of transfer deadline day storm on Tuesday. The summer window shuts at 6pm and chairman Daniel Levy was discussing a £22million deal for West Brom striker Saido Berahino on Monday night.

And: David De Gea’s Real Madrid transfer is still up in the air after a paperwork cock-up late last night.

Plus: Victor Wanyama is furious after being told once more by Southampton that he will not be sold to Tottenham today.


Daily Star: Samir Nasri has emerged as a late target for Juventus, following Kevin De Bruyne’s arrival at Manchester City.

Also: Watford aim to tie up a £7m deadline-day swoop for Rennes hardman Abdoulaye Doucoure.


Daily Mail: Tottenham Hotspur could be tempted to make a last-gasp attempt to sign forward Ayoze Perez from Newcastle for £15million.

Also: West Bromwich Albion are in talks over a £5million move for Napoli midfielder David Lopez but face competition from Leicester City.


Daily Express: West Ham have completed the signing of Nikica Jelavic and will now attempt to finalise deals for Victor Moses and Michail Antonio.


Metro: Arsenal defender Nacho Monreal has been linked with Athletic Bilbao all summer and the speculation is bound to increase after the defender followed the club on Twitter.

Also: Liverpool will trigger Andriy Yarmolenko’s £14.5million release clause today in an attempt to sign him before the window closes, according to reports.

And: Manchester United are set for a busy deadline day as they look to push through several deals.


Daily Telegraph: Tim Sherwood is ready to revive his bid to sign Emmanuel Adebayor and will complete a deal for Joleon Lescott on Tuesday.


The Times: Víctor Valdés is facing the prospect of being exiled at Manchester United until January after the goalkeeper’s proposed move to Besiktas collapsed.

Also: David De Gea’s proposed move to Real Madrid from Manchester United was at risk of collapsing last night as a chaotic day at Old Trafford took another dramatic twist.


The Guardian: Professional Footballers Australia chief executive Adam Vivian says there is no way the Socceroos will boycott Thursday night’s World Cup qualifier with Bangladesh despite the ongoing pay dispute with FFA.

Henry Bown
Henry Bown is a UK-based sportswriter with a particular passion for soccer. Henry has been writing a range of sports content for several years, but has more recently decided to focus on soccer specifically. When he's not writing, you'll usually find him watching a match - or two!

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