Paper Talk: Van Persie to get £200k-a-week

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Daily Mirror


Robin van Persie will sign a four-year contract worth £200,000-a-week after Arsenal and Manchester United agreed a £24milllion deal for the Gunners captain last night.


United striker Javier Hernandez could be going in the opposite direction now Arsene Wenger is looking to spend some of the cash from the Van Persie deal.


The Sun


Southampton have made a £6million bid for Blackpool’s promising English winger Matt Phillips – they were accused of tapping him up a few days ago.


The Daily Mail


Liverpool owner, John W Henry, says Brendan Rodgers’ business will be affected for some time, due to the mishandling of the club by previous owners George Gillet and Tom Hicks.


The Anfield club have turned their sights on Uruguayan defender Diego Godin as their next signing – the Atletico Madrid man should follow he loan signing of Nuri Sahin from Real Madrid.


Daily Telegraph


Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Luka Modric is travelling to Spain today with the hope of finalising a move to Real Madrid. Jose Mourinho is expected to land his man within the next 48 hours in a package potentially worth £35million to Spurs.


The Independent


Arsenal’s hopes of signing Belgian forward Kevin Mirallas are dwindling, after Everton opened talks with him club Olympiacos.


Evening Standard


Arsene Wenger is open to selling midfielder Alex Song to Barcelona – though the two clubs are yet to agree a fee for the Cameroonian.


The Times


Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner is interesting Serie A side AC Milan.

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