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The Sun

With British record signing Andriy Shevchenko returning to former club AC Milan, Chelsea are also prepared to allow winger Shaun Wright-Phillips to re-join Manchester City for £9m, writing off an incredible £43m on the duo.

Chelsea's spending spree is set to continue with Real Madrid's Brazilian striker Robinho joining the club for a fee of between £27m and £31m

Everton's bid to bring £12m-rated Espanyol winger Albert Riera to Goodison Park could be hijacked by rivals Liverpool, who have shelved plans to sign Aston Villa's Gareth Barry.

After having a £7m bid for West Ham defender Anton Ferdinand accepted, Sunderland boss Roy Keane is turning his attention to Man City's £1m-rated full-back Michael Ball.

Arsenal centre-back Philippe Senderos is set to complete a year's loan to Italian giants AC Milan.

Daily Mirror

West Brom agree a £2.5m deal for Charlton's China international Zheng Zhi.
Everton boss David Moyes is close to signing a new five-year contract.

Bolton's Switzerland international Blerim Dzemaili is heading for the Reebok Stadium's exit door - without making a single appearance for the club.

Real Betis are ready to step in to take Manchester City flop Nery Castillo on a year's loan.

Blackburn boss Paul Ince is prepared for a hostile reception when he returns to Upton Park for the first time as a manager when his side play West Ham on Saturday.

Daily Express.

Everton and Portsmouth are also tracking Wright-Phillips.

Uefa Cup champions Zenit Petersburg are attempting to offload striker Andrei Arshavin to Chelsea after his protracted move to Tottenham collapsed.

Tottenham striker Dimitar Berbatov could risk 'rotting in the reserves' if his proposed £30m move to Manchester United fails to materialise.

The Guardian

Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez could raise £7m through the sale of winger Jermaine Pennant and centre-back Sami Hyypia to Stoke, while Everton are also looking into Valencia's 6ft 8in Serbia international striker Nikola Zigic.

Goalkeeper Shay Given has urged Newcastle to sort out a new deal for England striker Michael Owen.

Daily Mail

Toffees boss Dave Moyes is close to adding Guinea defender Kamil Zayatte to his squad for £2.5m from Swiss club Young Boys.


Baggies manager Tony Mowbray is also lining up a £4m bid for Real Mallorca striker Oscar Trejo.

Inter boss Jose Mourinho welcomed Andriy Shevchenko's move back to rivals AC Milan, despite their fractious 16-month relationship at Stamford Bridge.

Daily Star

Aston Villa have moved a step closer to landing Reading striker Kevin Doyle in a £7.5m deal.

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Writer:Barry Worthington
Date:Tuesday August 26 2008
Time: 8:50AM


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