The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable links to the Web.
City Raise Milner Bid
Manchester City has increased its offer for Aston Villa player James Milner to 24 million pounds ($37 million), the Guardian reported. Although Villa is asking 30 million pounds for the England international, negotiations are expected to continue, the paper said.
Mascherano Demands Inter Move
Javier Mascherano will demand a move to Inter Milan from Liverpool, the Daily Mail reported. Inter is willing to pay 20 million pounds for the Argentina captain, while Liverpool is asking for 30 million pounds, the paper said.
United Boosts Vidic Offer
Campbell Stays Put
Sven to Fulham?