The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable links to the Web.
Liverpool Targets Young
Sources at Liverpool are “quietly confident” the Reds can reach a deal with Villa if the England winger agrees to the move, according to the Mirror.
Reds Want Right Back
Fanni would cost 3 million pounds, according to the Mirror. Tottenham is among teams interested in signing Johnson if he becomes available, the newspaper reported.
Villa’s Keane Bid
Keane has held talks with Spurs about leaving and Villa coach Gerard Houllier will “move swiftly” to conclude a deal, according to the Mail.
West Ham, Wolves and Celtic also want to sign Keane, according to the Daily Star.
Beckham Says No
Eriksson also unsuccessfully tried to add Tottenham’s Keane and Manchester City’s Roque Santa Cruz as he seeks a “big name signing” next month, the Sun said.
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