Liverpool will sell Suarez - for £50m: The papers are full of Suarez today, with the Daily Mirror claiming that Liverpool have admitted for the first time that they are willing to allow him to leave Anfield. However, Anfield boss Brendan Rodgers has put a £50m price tag on the wantaway striker's head, a figure the paper says Arsenal - who had a £40,000,0001 bid this week rejected - are unlikely to stretch to. Suarez will meet boss Brendan Rodgers today when, the Daily Mail reports, Arsenal expect the Uruguayan to tell Liverpool he wants to leave for London.
Paper Round's view: That cheeky £40m-plus-a-pound bid appears to have at least set the wheels in motion, although whether Arsenal will go as far as £50m remains to be seen. Worryingly for the Gunners, Real Madrid remain on the sidelines and with the money they are about to receive for Gonzalo Higuain, the London club run the risk of being gazumped by a bid from Spain.
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Gervinho close to joining Roma: Despite Arsenal's failure so far this summer to secure the services of a new striker, the club appear willing to allow Gervinho to go, with The Sun reporting that Roma are close to sealing a deal for the Ivorian. The two clubs have met, according to the paper, to iron out a £6m deal.
Paper Round's view: Whether Arsenal succeed in luring Suarez - or Wayne Rooney for that matter - to the Emirates or not, it's still clear that Gervinho does not have a place there. Considering the £10.8m the Gunners paid Lille for him in 2011, they may want to hold out for slightly more cash though, especially considering there is reported interest from Turkey and Russia as well.
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Arsenal going back for Williams: Meanwhile, Arsenal may consider going back for Swansea defender Ashley Williams, according to the Daily Mirror. The paper reports that the stopper could now be available for £8.5m after Swansea originally valued him at £10m.
Paper Round's view: Hardly the big-money signing Arsenal fans have been promised all summer long, but Wenger needs defensive cover. Williams, unlike some of the Gunners' recent defensive signings, has Premier League experience and Wenger knows what to expect. Could be a decent signing.
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Valencia keen on Chicharito: Valencia want to take Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez on loan, if a report in the Daily Mail is to be believed. The Liga club are looking to replace Roberto Soldado, who is being tracked by both Tottenham and Liverpool, the paper says, and believe the Mexico international would jump at the chance to play more regular football.
Paper Round's view: Hernandez is the kind of player any manager would want in his squad, perhaps more so in the case of new United boss David Moyes, who in the early days of his reign will need the stability and reliability Chicharito provides. There is little chance a move elsewhere for Hernandez would be sanctioned, especially given the 'Wayne Rooney situation'.
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West Brom move for Sinclair: West Brom have made the first move to "end Scott Sinclair’s Manchester City nightmare", says The Sun. An official enquiry has been lodged with the Baggies interested in a season-long loan for the winger, who failed to make an impact at the Etihad since his move from Swansea.
Paper Round's view: This could be a good move for Sinclair, who is looking to get his career back on track, while West Brom would get a player who City deemed good enough to warrant a £6m fee when they signed him this time last year. A good deal for all parties.
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Newcastle vie with Cardiff for Kone: Lyon defender Bakary Kone has emerged as a target for both Newcastle and Cardiff, according to the Daily Mirror. The paper reports that Newcastle have been offered the Burkina Faso international as well as striker Bafetimbi Gomis, in a deal that would set the Magpies back by the tune of £10m. Tottenham are also interested in Gomis, according to the report.
Paper Round's view: Newcastle are the only Premier League club yet to sign a senior player this summer and the pressure is mounting on boss Alan Pardew. A double swoop on Lyon could help allay fans' concerns.
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