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All the top stories and transfer rumours from Wednesday's national newspapers...

DAILY EXPRESS

Allan Saint-Maximin is reportedly attracting interest from both Chelsea and Liverpool with both clubs looking to make their move next year.

Arsenal look set to continue their spending spree in the New Year with Edu reportedly eyeing three more deals in January.

DAILY STAR

Manchester United want to sign Kalvin Phillips from bitter rivals Leeds.

Granit Xhaka's wife has posted to social media a picture of the injured Arsenal player wearing a knee brace.

Barcelona have reportedly received a '£1.2billion offer' from a company in Dubai to help the club write off their massive debt.

Real Madrid are interested in signing former Tottenham flop Serge Aurier, according to reports in Spain.

Erling Haaland is said to have been 'seduced' by Real Madrid as Borussia Dortmund get ready to sell their star player during the summer transfer window in 2022.

Arsenal reportedly remain interested in signing Marco Asensio from Real Madrid after having a massive summer transfer bid turned down.

THE TIMES

Italy, the champions of Europe, will face Argentina, the South American champions, in a match to be held next June in another twist in the power battle between Uefa and Fifa.

Harry Maguire will miss a run of crucial matches for club and country after being ruled out of action for a "few weeks" with a calf injury.

DAILY MAIL

The Premier League has written to clubs informing them of plans to 'reward' teams who have the highest numbers of vaccinated players.

DAILY TELEGRAPH

Joe Root is 'desperate' to face Australia but refuses to commit to Ashes as ECB player talks continue.

THE SUN

Manchester United are reportedly in competition with rivals City in the race to prise Ghanaian starlet Mizak Asante away from Golden Kick SC.

Manchester United have snapped up highly-rated youngster Harrison Parker following his exit from Arsenal this summer.

Tottenham boss Nuno Espirito Santo had struggled to win over his players even after a bright start to the season.

Crystal Palace midfield ace Conor Gallagher is on the radar of England boss Gareth Southgate.

England have been handed an allocation of just 993 tickets for their World Cup qualifier away in Andorra on Saturday week.

Everton midfielder Jean-Philippe Gbamin has been fined £25,000 and banned from the roads after a 5am drink-drive smash.

DAILY MIRROR

Liverpool scouts have reportedly been tasked to attend Manchester United's clash with Villarreal to watch Arnaut Danjuma as the club look for a successor for Sadio Mane.

SCOTTISH SUN

Callum McGregor is the new Paul McStay for Celtic, according to his old pal Mark Fotheringham.

Rangers are set to face an under-strength Sparta Prague on Europa League business this week.

DAILY RECORD

Adamant Jeremie Frimpong insists he never pushed to leave Celtic in January as he prepares for a return to Parkhead with Bayer Leverkusen.

Stephen Glass has confirmed Aberdeen will look after Andrew Considine and extend the defender's contract beyond the end of the season.

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