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Arsenal have started to make enquiries about potential replacements for manager Arsene Wenger. (Daily Mirror)

The 67-year-old says he will make a decision on his future as Arsenal boss in March or April. (ZDF, via Guardian)

Sources close to the Frenchman expect the Arsenal manager to quit the club at the end of the season. (Squawka)

Former Arsenal goalkeeper Jens Lehmann has told the Gunners boss he must decide on his future immediately for the good of the club. (Talksport)

Spanish forward Lucas Perez, 28, is prepared to leave Arsenal this summer in order to fulfil his dream of playing for Spain in the 2018 World Cup. (Goal)

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The Daily Mirror's back page on Friday

Manchester United have secured a pre-contract agreement with Benfica's Sweden defender Victor Lindelof, 22. (Calciomercato)

United defender Eric Bailly, 22, has recommended 20-year-old Atalanta midfielder and Ivory Coast team-mate Franck Kessie to Old Trafford boss Jose Mourinho. (Sun)

United and Chelsea target James Rodriguez insists he wants to stay at Real Madrid long-term, despite the 25-year-old Colombia forward not featuring regularly under Zinedine Zidane. (Metro)

Chelsea are also interested in Torino forward Andrea Belotti, but Bayern Munich have made a bid for the 23-year-old Italy international. (La Stampa, via Daily Express)

Liverpool and Germany midfielder Emre Can, 23, is a target for Serie A side Juventus. (Tutto Mercato Web, via Daily Star)

Everton and Leicester are both interested in Hamburg's 21-year-old Brazilian midfielder Walace. (Daily Mirror)

Arsenal and Chile forward Alexis Sanchez, 28, plans to quit the club after a row with his team-mates after Wednesday's 5-1 Champions League defeat by Bayern Munich. (Sun)

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Friday's back page of The Times

Mark Clattenburg quit the Premier League because of a lack of support, says former referees' chief Keith Hackett. (Daily Star)

Clattenburg turned down a £1m-a-season offer from the Chinese Super League before becoming Saudi Arabia's head of referees. (Sun)

Manchester City and Belgium captain Vincent Kompany, 30, will get his second start of the year in Saturday's FA Cup game against Huddersfield Town. (Daily Mirror)

Midfielder Jack Wilshere, on loan at Bournemouth from Arsenal, will be fit for the Cherries' next Premier League game against West Brom. The 25-year-old England international injured his ankle against Manchester City on Monday. (Daily Mail)

Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri will make 10 changes to his side for the weekend's FA Cup tie at Millwall. (Telegraph)

Inter Milan winger Ivan Perisic, 28, should join Manchester United, according to former Croatia international Dario Simic. (Vercernji, via IB Times)

Saint-Etienne winger Romain Hamouma, 29, says he dreams of signing for a club like Manchester United. (L'Equipe, via Metro)

Real Madrid and Barcelona target Paulo Dybala is "very close" to signing a new deal with Juventus, the 23-year-old Argentina international's agent has confirmed. (Sky Italia)

Former Arsenal and Chelsea midfielder Lassana Diarra, 31, is set for a move to China after leaving Marseille. (La Provence, via Talksport)

Monaco have made a bid for Belgian second division club Cercle Bruges, in the hope it will help in the development of younger players. (Daily Mail)

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Paul Scholes says he tried to kick Ronaldinho in a pre-season friendly when the forward chose Barcelona over Manchester United, but couldn't get near the Brazilian. (Republik of Mancunia)

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