The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable links to the Web.
Dempsey said he’ll make a decision after the end of the season, according to the Sun, which put his transfer market value at 10 million pounds ($15.9 million).
Reading is also interested in resigning 28-year-old Doyle, the Mirror said. Southampton leads the second-tier Championship and Reading is in second place.
Per Mertesacker may leave Arsenal after one season, the Daily Mirror reported.
The German defender, who the Gunners signed for 10 million pounds, is sidelined with an ankle injury and could be traded in the off-season, according to the Mirror.
Stoke hasn’t had a player called up to the national team since Mark Chamberlain in 1984, the newspaper said.
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