Paper Talk: January 6

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Sunday People:

- Frank Lampard is set to extend his stay at Chelsea, with club owner Roman Abramovich ready to ­perform a U-turn and re-open contract talks with the 34-year-old midfielder.

- Real Madrid are confident of luring Gareth Bale to Spain, while Tottenham have made fellow midfielder Tom Huddlestone available for transfer.

- Arsene Wenger has spoken to David Villa and tried to convince the Barcelona striker to move to Arsenal.

Sunday Mirror:

- Liverpool are ready to offer veteran defender Jamie Carragher a new one-year contract.

- Chelsea interim boss Rafa Benitez has told Roman Abramovich he needs two more players in January in order to win a trophy this season.

Mail on Sunday:

- Stoke's £15million valuiation of Asmir Begovic means he won't be joining Manchester United this month.

- Liverpool are continuing their long-running bid for Blackpool winger, and former academy product Thomas Ince.

Sunday Express:

- Real Madrid will move for Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero if his marriage break-up leaves him feeling isolated in England.

The Sun:

- Kevin-Prince Boateng has opened the door on a return to England.

- Lewis Holtby says joining Spurs will be a childhood dream.

Daily Star Sunday:

- Mario Balotelli is ready to quit Man City for AC Milan with Napoli striker Edinson Cavani the man to replace him at The Etihad.

- Former Manchester United defender Jaap Stam wants to return to England as a manager.

- Arsenal will let Johan Djourou leave for Hannover 96 on loan.

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