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Leighton Baines has asked Everton to agree a deal with Manchester United, according to an exclusive article in The Independent newspaper.
The paper reports that Baines has asked Everton manager Roberto Martinez and club chairman Bill Kenwright to push through a deal so that the left back can play Champions League football.
Baines has been the subject of three bids from United this summer. It’s anticipated that Manchester United will make a fourth and final bid for Baines before the transfer window closes on Monday.
Here are today’s world soccer news headlines:
Leighton Baines has asked Everton to agree deal with Manchester United – The Independent
Chelsea in advanced talks to sign Porto winger Christian Atsu — Sky Sports
Wayne Rooney set to be offered new Man United deal after rejecting Chelsea — 101GG
Newcastle United in talks to re-sign Demba Ba on loan — Sky Tyne & Wear
Swansea make £2.5m bid for Spain Under 21 star Alvaro Vazquez — The Mail
Manuel Pellegrini targeted by missiles on visit to Old Trafford — The Guardian
Arsenal reach an agreement to sign Mathieu Flamini — Lady Arse
Tactical analysis: How important is speed in modern football? — Think Football
Jimmy Kebe: Crystal Palace make bid for Reading winger — BBC Sport
Martin Demichelis close to signing for City after only one month at Atletico — The Mirror
Brendan Rodgers to check on injured Liverpool trio Kolo Toure, Aly Cissokho & Joe Allen — Independent
Yossi Benayoun talking to Crystal Palace — The Mail
West Brom manager Steve Clarke impressed by Saido Berahino — The Independent
Ashley Williams, Wilfried Bony and Jonjo Shelvey to miss clash with Petrolul Ploiesti — Evening Post
Ravel Morrison shows star quality as West Ham make Capital One Cup gains — Metro
West Ham United will play Espanyol during the international break — West Ham
Arsene Wenger admits interest in signing Chelsea star Juan Mata — Evening Standard
Victor Moses left out of Chelsea squad for Bayern Munich Super Cup clash — The Mail
Yohan Cabaye told to be ready to face Fulham FC — Newcastle Chronicle
Liverpool: Rick Parry says Gillett-Hicks reign still affecting club — BBC Sport
Arsène Wenger admits he has to buy after bruising Champions League win — The Guardian
Chelsea wouldn’t sell Juan Mata to ‘title rivals’ Spurs, claims Andre Villas-Boas — Metro
Joey Barton has turned down an approach from Crystal Palace — Sky Sports
Sunderland’s Sessegnon charged with drink driving in Newcastle — Sunderland Echo
De Ceglie closer to Sunderland — La Gazetta dello Sport
Dwight Tiendalli re-joins Swansea City — Swansea City AFC
Aaron Hunt becomes Stoke City target — This Is Staffordshire
Schweinsteiger will be able to play against Chelsea on Friday — New Zealand Herald
Russian Premier League
Chelsea boss Roman Abramovich stops funding Russian football — BBC News
Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey doubtful for Wales qualifiers — BBC Sport
Michael Essien ends international exile and is named in Ghana squad — The Independent
Gareth Bale named in Wales squad for qualifiers — BBC Sport
Michel Platini considers run for FIFA presidency — World Football Insider
Morocco player fails doping test at World Cup qualifier — Sports Illustrated
Fenerbahce handed two-year ban from European football for match-fixing — The Telegraph
Russians refuse visa for Swiss-based Kosovan to play in Europa League tie — Inside World Football
Shakhter Karagandy warned with Uefa sanctions over sheep sacrifice — The Guardian
Major League Soccer
Didier Drogba on MLS, José Mourinho, Galatasaray, World Cup — Sports Illustrated
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