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Arsenal will make a £25m offer for Barcelona's Turkey midfielder Arda Turan, 30, in the summer before the probable departures of Germany midfielder Mesut Ozil, 28, and Chile forward Alexis Sanchez, 28. (Times - subscription required)

Former Real Madrid player Ozil is too good to move to Turkey, says ex-Germany midfielder Michael Ballack. Germany World Cup winner Ozil, whose contract with the Gunners expires in the summer of 2018, has been linked with a move to Fenerbahce. (Talksport)

Gunners boss Arsene Wenger, 67, says fans need to get some "perspective" and remember what he has done for the club. (Daily Mirror)

Arsenal and England midfielder Jack Wilshere, 25, is unlikely to stay at Bournemouth, where he has been on loan, beyond this season and will consider a move abroad. (Bleacher Report)

The back page of Thursday's Daily Star focuses on England's narrow friendly defeat away to world champions Germany
The back page of Thursday's Daily Star focuses on England's narrow friendly defeat away to world champions Germany

Barcelona's Brazilian forward Neymar, 25, says compatriot and Manchester City forward Gabriel Jesus, 19, is good enough to play for Barca. (Sun)

Chelsea and Manchester United could move for Paris St-Germain and Italy midfielder Marco Verratti. The 24-year-old's agent claims the player is unhappy in France. (Daily Mirror)

Real Madrid are considering a move for former Tottenham left-back Yuri Berchiche, 27, who did not play a single league game while at White Hart Lane between 2008-10. Spaniard Berchiche was loaned out to Cheltenham Town while at Spurs. (Marca)

Listen again: Danny Mills on England's display against Germany

Sunderland's Swedish midfielder Sebastian Larsson, 31, says there will be no discussions about a new contract until the season ends. Larsson's deal expires in the summer but the Black Cats are bottom of the Premier League table. (Sunderland Echo)

Watford's Netherlands winger Steven Berghuis, 25, believes he will return to the Premier League club permanently once his loan with Feyenoord expires at the end of the season. (Watford Observer)

The back page of Thursday's Times
Arsenal are set to make an £25m offer for Barcelona midfielder Arda Turan, according to the Times

Manchester United will not be re-employing former Under-23 boss Warren Joyce, 52, as the Reds continue to search for a new reserve manager. (Manchester Evening News)

Wolverhampton Wanderers have a £1.5m deal in place to sign buy Austrian forward Andreas Weimann, 25, who has been on loan at Molineux from Championship rivals Derby County. (Express & Star)

Stoke City striker Peter Crouch, 36, has not closed the door on his England career, says Potters boss Mark Hughes. Crouch, who has scored seven goals in 22 appearances this season, last played for the Three Lions in 2010. (Stoke Sentinel)

Thursday's Telegraph Sport
The Daily Telegraph has a picture of Lukas Podolski celebrating his spectacular winner against England on his farewell appearance for Germany

Boss Mick McCarthy, 58, has shrugged off calls for him to be sacked by Ipswich Town fans as he prepares to celebrate 25 years in management. (East Anglian Daily Times)

Bolton Wanderers are hopeful that their transfer embargo will be lifted in time for the club to do business in the summer. (Bolton News)

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And finally...

A friendly between Nigeria and Senegal at Barnet on Thursday could be watched by a crowd of just 1,400 despite a likely appearance from Liverpool's Sadio Mane. (Daily Mail)

Premier League fans who live near Stoke City were the most likely to vote for Brexit according to new figures. People living close to Tottenham's White Hart Lane were the most likely to vote remain. (Daily Mirror)

Everton could play a pre-season friendly in the east African country of Tanzania as part of a new sponsorship deal. (Liverpool Echo)

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