Liverpool give Suarez ultimatum while Arsenal close in on Real Madrid’s Higuain

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LIVERPOOL are making the transfer headlines today as two players near the exit door and a star midfielder could move to Anfield.

Liverpool will tell Luis Suarez, 26, he has to put in a transfer request if he is to leave the club. Full story: Daily Mail

But Shakhtar Donetsk attacking midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan, 24, is to arrive for a medical ahead of a £23m move to Liverpool this week. Full story: Daily Mirror

Liverpool will fund that transfer with the sale of striker Andy Carroll, 24, to West Ham. The Anfield outfit have been forced to compromise over the fee for the England international to generate funds for Mkhitaryan. Full story: The Times [subscription required]

Arsenal are favourites to sign Real Madrid striker Gonzalo Higuain, 25, after Juventus switched their attention to Manchester City’s Carlos Tevez, 29. Full story: London Evening Standard

The Gunners are also interested in signing Spain Under-21 and Real Sociedad defensive midfielder Asier Illarramendi, 23. Full story: Daily Mail

Manchester City expect to complete the £30m transfer of Malaga playmaker Isco as the 21-year-old is concerned he would not play regularly at Real Madrid. Full story: Daily Telegraph

Tottenham want to sign Corinthians midfielder Paulinho, 24, Internacional striker Leandro Damiao, 23, and Barcelona striker David Villa, 31. Full story: Daily Mirror

Wolves have made another enquiry about out-of-contract Burnley striker Martin Paterson, 26. Full story: Express & Star