What the papers say
With hours until deadline Manchester United have a vanishing opportunity for a big name transfer, with one of the club’s own stars warning failing to act could cost the Reds a Premier League title. Thursday’s back pages are dominated by reports that suggest the transfer season will likely have a far from perfect ending at Old Trafford, marred by unfulfilled hopes for a new star defender and acrimony over Paul Pogba’s status at the club.
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Leander Dendoncker: Wolves are on the verge of signing Anderlecht’s £12million-rated midfielder, 23, BBC Sport reports.
Ousmane Dembele: Arsenal are considering a £10million loan for Barcelona’s 21-year-old France forward, according to Football London.
Andre Gomes: Everton could swoop for Barcelona’s 25-year-old Portugal midfielder, the Daily Mail reports.