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Manchester United To Sell Nani? (TRANSFER TALK)

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Nani infuriated Manchester United supporters even more than the wheezing Wayne Rooney in the club's Monday night defeat to Everton, and the Portuguese is set to be flogged for his shortcomings.

That's according to the Sun, who quote a club source as saying Nani's wage demands when negotiating a new contract were "way over the top".

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Ferguson has been visibly infuriated by Nani several times

Despite scoring 10 goals in 2011/12, Nani was inconsistent once again. He has impressed for half a season on numerous occasions for the 19-times English champions, but despite standing out as one of United's most gifted footballers can still not claim to be a first-team regular five years after he signed from Sporting Lisbon for £17m.

The nomadic Nani's ineffectual performance in the pivotal derby defeat to Manchester City in April may also have hammered another nail into his coffin. In fairness to the 25-year-old, Sir Alex Ferguson's baffling withdrawal of Antonio Valencia from the starting line-up was devoid of method in the madness as Nani was stifled by Gäel Clichy.

Hector Herrera may have nosedived from every ugly tree and hit every branch coming down, but he is an Olympic gold medallist and is a midfielder United are interested in apparently.

The Mail claim the Red Devils are considering a £10m bid for the 22-year-old Pachuca player, who was victorious with Mexico against Brazil in the London 2012 final at Wembley.

Even without Harry Redknapp Tottenham Hotspur have enjoyed some transfer deadline day action in the past, and things are shaping up for a repeat under André Villas-Boas. After Emmanuel Adebayor was snapped up for £5m on Monday, Spurs are now close to signing 24-year-old Shakhtar Donetsk forward Willian for £20m and are also interested in Internacional striker Leandro Damiao. That, via the Mail again.

Spurs also look set to bring in 22-year-old Roma midfielder Miralem Pjanic, say the Standard, presumably as a replacement for (the departing?) Luka Modrić.

The Express have their say on Liverpool striker Andy Carroll, with the Reds content for the Geordie to spend the season sitting on the bench rather than selling him for a low fee. And Newcastle won't up their £12m offer, the Telegraph allege.

Chelsea have bought Marko Marin, Eden Hazard and Oscar this summer, but could they be about to complement their silky forwards with another silky forward? The Blues have had bids rejected for Bayer Leverkusen star Andre Schurrle already this summer, but the Star write he may be en route to Stamford Bridge for £23.5m.

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Schurrle scored for Germany at Euro 2012

The Sun, on the other hand, say the Blues will make a £35m move for Napoli's Edinson Cavani.

Sunderland boss Martin O'Neill still wants Steven Fletcher on Wearside, despite Wolves rejecting a bid in excess of £12m for the Scottish striker. The Express rather optimistically state the Mackems hope to have the 25-year-old available for the weekend clash with Reading.

And is Robert Green that bad? The Mirror think Mark Hughes thinks so, since he's lining up former Celtic goalkeeper Artur Boruc one match after the England international threw one in against Swansea City and conceded four more at the weekend.

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