Thursday Paper Talk: Ince in demand, Willian completes Chelsea switch and Ozil to remain at Real Madrid

Manchester United linked with Chelsea Centre-back

Villas-Boas not impressed with Bale’s no show

Premier League sides battle it out over Blackpool’s Ince

Daily Star


Ahead of Monday’s Summer transfer deadline, both Aston Villa and Everton are eager to secure the signature of Tom Ince from Blackpool.  The asking fee would be in the region of £8million – £10million.

Spurs secure the signature of Argentinian striker

The Irish Times


The north London club are set to secure the services of Roma’s Argentinian forward after the Serie A side accepted an offer of €30million from Tottenham Hotspur.  It is believed the player would help fill the gap left by Gareth Bale’s imminent departure to Real Madrid..


Chelsea complete Willian signing

Daily Mirror


Brazilian winger Willian has completed his switch to Chelsea from Anzhi Makhachkala in a £30million deal after the player was granted a work permit today.


Ozil rules out move to Emirates

The Guardian


Despite interest from Arsene Wenger, German International Mesut Ozil has said he has a contract with Real Madrid and will be staying at the club despite being linked with Arsenal in recent days.


Luiz to Old Trafford?

The Telegraph


After interest from Barcelona has quieted down in recent weeks, Chelsea’s centre-back David Luiz is said to be the subject of a potential £30million offer from Manchester United.


Spurs boss not happy with Bale

The Times


Andre Villas-Boas has been critical of Tottenham Hotspur’s wantaway player after the Welshman failed to turn up to training with his current teammates for the second day in a row.

Baines tells Everton to agree deal with United

The Daily Mail


The Mail reports that England full-back Leighton Baines has pleaded with Everton to grant him a dream move to be reunited with former manager David Moyes at Old Trafford.

Brian is a sports journalist with over 5 years experience of writing on all things soccer. Resides in Dublin, Ireland.