WHAT the papers say today....
Former England captain David Beckham, 35, is willing to take a pay cut to force through a loan move from Los Angeles Galaxy to Tottenham.
Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp is planning a surprise bid for Everton's 33-year-old full-back Phil Neville.
Spurs are interested in Everton midfielder Steven Piennar, 28, and the Toffees could agree a swap deal for striker Robbie Keane with the north London club.
Liverpool have been given the green light to make a 17m bid for Sevilla's 25-year-old striker Alvaro Negredo.
Manchester United are planning a 25m move for Barcelona's 22-year-old defensive midfielder Sergio Busquets.
Italian side Napoli have told Manchester City that their 22-year-old Uruguayan striker Edinson Cavani is not for sale, at any cost. Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentis said: " I wouldn't even sell him for 50m euros. I would say no if Manchester City wanted him."
Manchester City full-back Wayne Bridge will sign a loan deal with West Ham in time to face Arsenal in the Premier League on Saturday. The Hammers have agreed to meet the full cost of Bridge's 70,000-a-week wages.
Chelsea are also pondering a 3m bid for South African Piennar.
However, the Blues look set to be pipped by Inter Milan in the race to sign Sao Paulo forward Lucas Piazon. The 15-year-old Brazilian has been dubbed the "new Kaka".
Fulham want to sign Manchester City winger Shaun Wright-Phillips in a 4m deal, although the 29-year-old would have to take a drop in wages to move to Craven Cottage.
Arsenal goalkeeper Manuel Almunia has told friends that his future lies away from the Emirates and Turkish side Galatasaray look to be favourites to sign him.