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Here’s a check on what the national newspapers are saying today as we continue the countdown to the closing of the January transfer window.
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THE SUN SAYS....
Real Madrid were last night forced to deny reports that the club's stars asked for Jose Mourinho to be sacked in the summer.
Silvio Berlusconi has cast fresh doubt on AC Milan's hopes of signing Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli before Thursday's transfer deadline.
Nigel Adkins looks set to make a rapid return to football as Huddersfield's new boss.
QPR are ready to pay a club-record £10million to sign Etienne Capoue from Toulouse.
THE DAILY MIRROR SAYS...
Wilfried Zaha will undergo a medical at Manchester United today ahead of his £15million move.
QPR goalkeeper Julio Cesar is a shock target for Real Madrid.
Andre Villas-Boas has blocked Tottenham midfielder Jake Livermore's loan move to QPR.
Wigan boss Roberto Martinez has been told to come up with around £5million for Spartak Moscow winger Aiden McGeady.
Leeds boss Neil Warnock wants to sign Aston Villa leftback Stephen Warnock on loan and bring back winger Max Gradel from St Etienne.
THE DAILY STAR SAYS....
Tottenham have stepped up their attempts to land West Ham midfielder Mohamed Diame.
Martin Jol last night insisted Fulham had triggered the one-year option on his contract to keep him.
THE DAILY MAIL SAYS....
Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has identified 18-year-old St Etienne centre-back Kurt Zouma as another summer transfer target.
QPR are in talks to sign South Korea defender Yun Suk-young from Chunnam Dragons.
Arsenal have been offered Montpellier midfielder Younes Belhanda.
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