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Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney, 30, should retire from international football in order to continue playing for his club, according to former England striker Alan Shearer. (Sun)

West Ham winger Michail Antonio, 26, who earned his first England call-up on Sunday, repeatedly turned down offers to play for Jamaica in hope of a Three Lions call. (Sun)

Chelsea have had a bid for Real Madrid playmaker James Rodriguez, 25, rejected but - Madrid president Florentino Perez would be open to a £60m deal. (Daily Mirror)

However, Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has said the Colombia international will stay at the Bernabeu. (Daily Express)

Manchester United are considering a £1m bid for Sheffield United forward Dominic Calvert-Lewin, 19. (Daily Mail)

The club also hope to bring in two defenders, with Southampton's Jose Fonte, 32, and Monaco's Brazil international Fabinho, 22, the leading candidates. (Daily Record)

But United manager Jose Mourinho could still miss out on Fabinho, who is more likely to remain with Monaco than move to Manchester. (Daily Express)

Daily Express
The Express back page leads with the alleged elbow by Argentine City striker Sergio Aguero - with a retosprective ban possible

Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan, 30, is set for a medical at Championship Reading before a season-long loan from Chinese club Shanghai SIPG. (Get Reading)

West Brom are close to signing Spanish midfielder Ignacio Camacho, 26, from Malaga for a fee of more than £15m. (Daily Star)

Albion have also agreed a club-record £13m fee for Tottenham winger Nacer Chadli, 27.(Daily Telegraph)

Meanwhile, manager Tony Pulis has hinted the club could sell England U21 striker Saido Berahino, 23, before Wednesday's transfer deadline.(Wolverhampton Express & Star)

Chelsea defender Kurt Zouma, 21, is wanted by Bundesliga side Schalke.(Daily Mail)

Manager Antonio Conte could bring in a defender, however, with Chelsea ready to play £21m for Fiorentina full-back Marcos Alonso, 25.(Marca)

Juventus have ended their pursuit of Paris St-Germain midfielder Blaise Matuidi, 29, who was viewed as a potential replacement for Manchester United's recent signing Paul Pogba, 23. (Goal.com)

Crystal Palace are close to signing Chelsea striker Loic Remy, 29, on a season-long loan.(Sky Sports)

Palace are also keen to sign Everton midfielder James McCarthy, 25, who is set to leave Goodison Park. (Daily Mirror)

The Guardian
The Guardian sport pullout discusses Jack Wilshere and Ross Barkley's omission from Sam Allardyce's first England squad

Manchester United have told defender Marcos Rojo, 26, he is not for sale after rejecting two bids for the defender. (Yahoo)

Sunderland will face competition from Valencia to sign £7m-rated Spanish midfielder Vicente Iborra, 28, from Sevilla.(Sunderland Echo)

Former Arsenal and AC Milan midfielder Mathieu Flamini, 32, is close to a return to Italy, with Roma and Torino in negotiations.(Metro)

Liverpool have told winger Lazar Markovic, 22, that he can leave the club on loan, with AC Milan interested.(Sun)

Aston Villa are trying to sign Middlesbrough winger Albert Adomah, 28.(HITC)

Meanwhile, Villa defender Joleon Lescott, 34, will decide between a free transfer move to Serie A side Pescara or Greek club AEK Athens.(Daily Mail)

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After scoring for West Ham in their 3-1 defeat by Manchester City, winger Michail Antonio shared the news about earning his first international call-up for the World Cup qualifier in Slovakia.

Michail Antonio

But not all players were sharing good news and it appeared Nottingham Forest midfielder Henri Lansbury was reluctant to share at all. Forest winger Oliver Burke was announced as an RB Leipzig player for a fee of about £13m and it seems his team-mates were not best pleased.

Henri Lansbury

While lots of players head off for a short holiday before the international matches, Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois showed he is as good with his feet as he is with his hands having taken part in a game of foot golf.

Thibaut Courtois

Middlesbrough maintained their unbeaten start to the Premier League season with a 0-0 draw at West Brom and home-grown centre-back Ben Gibson was delighted to be wearing the captain's armband.

Ben Gibson

And finally...

Arsenal's imminent arrival from Valencia, the Germany international Shkodran Mustafi, chose to sign for the Gunners because he finds the club "horny".(London Evening Standard)

Bayer Leverkusen goalkeeper Bernd Leno says he had a 14-minute mental blackout after being struck in the face with the ball in Saturday's 2-1 defeat by Borussia Monchengladbach and played on "in a trance". (Bild - in German)

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