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Paper Talk: Van Persie wages will match Rooney's

Van Persie would join top earners at Old Trafford (©GettyImages)
Van Persie would join top earners at Old Trafford (©GettyImages).

Daily Mirror

Arsenal are reluctant to sell Robin van Persie to Manchester United and will charge the Old Trafford club a £5million premium on top of their £20million valuation.

Tottenham Hotspur have already lined up a replacement for want-away midfielder Luka Modric - Mohamed 'Medo' Kamara of Partizan Belgrade

Liverpool have made an incredible demand of Manchester City - they want winger Adam Johnson on loan for a season IN ADDITION to £23million for Daniel Agger.

Daily Telegraph

Manchester United have offered Robin van Persie the same £220,000-a-week wage as star Wayne Rooney if he joins, but negotiations with Arsenal are proving tough.

Daily Mail

Liverpool are getting closer to signing Swansea City midfielder Joe Allen after they triggered a release clause in his contract by making an offer of £15million.

Napoli have opened discussions with Chelsea over the £8million transfer of midfielder Raul Meireles, while Bolton want to take young playmaker Josh McEachran on loan.

Manchester City are sniffing around Brazil striker and Tottenham Hotspur target, Leandro Damiao.

The Times

Chelsea boss Roberto di Matteo will promote exciting 18-year-old midfielder Lucas Piazon to the Blues 25-man Premier League squad this season; the Brazilian, signed from Sao Paulo last year, has impressed during pre-season.

The Sun

Real Madrid want to sell former Ballon d'Or winner Kaka before making a final bid for Spurs' Luka Modric.

Sir Alex Ferguson has been angered by Arsenal's unwillingness to negotiate in any way over a deal for Robin van Persie.

Topics:
Arsenal
Robin Van Persie
Football
Premier League
Manchester United
Wayne Rooney

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