Paper Round: Man Utd to enter Ronaldo race, West Ham close in on Wilshere

Paper Round: Man Utd to enter Ronaldo race, West Ham close in on Wilshere
Paper Round: Man Utd to enter Ronaldo race, West Ham close in on Wilshere

Manchester United are preparing to enter the race for Cristiano Ronaldo whilst West Ham are closing in on Jack Wilshere. It's Friday's Paper Round.

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Man Utd to enter Ronaldo race

We start with The Sun who have a back-page story that Manchester United are preparing to enter the race for Cristiano Ronaldo. The 33-year-old forward has been linked with a move to Juventus but this report says that United are debating entering the race as they feel that the deal with the Italian champions is far from done.

Paper Round's view: Some might argue that United don't need to be signing another superstar forward. However when that forward is Cristiano Ronaldo they absolutely should be signing him. United's defence needs work still but if Ronaldo is seriously an option they have pursue it.

Read the full story here.

West Ham close in on Wilshere

We move to The Guardian which reports that West Ham are closing in on former Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere. The 26-year-old has had a medical and is set to sign a three-year contract after leaving Arsenal. He will become the club's fourth signing of the summer after Lukasz Fabianski, Ryan Fredericks and Issa Diop

Paper Round's view: It's a shame Wilshere's rumoured move to Turkey didn't work out, that would have been fascinating to watch. However you can understand this decision, Wilshere can stay in London and theoretically at least the club could be challenging for the top seven or eight if everything falls into place.

Read the full story here.

Liverpool yet to move for Shaqiri

In The Mirror it is reported that Liverpool have an interest in Stoke winger Xherdan Shaqiri but they have yet to make a move for the Swiss international. Shaqiri is keen to remain in the Premier League following Stoke's relegation and Liverpool are one of the clubs interested.

Paper Round's view: If Shaqiri is happy to be a back-up then Liverpool could do worse than pick him up to act as a replacement for their attacking trident.

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Wolves close to Zinchenko deal

And we end in The Mirror who report that newly promoted Wolves are closing in on a club-record deal of £16 million to sign Oleksandr Zinchenko from Premier League champions Manchester City. Zinchenko is on the fringes at City and can play at left-back or midfield.

Paper Round's view: Zinchenko has looked impressive whenever he has played for City and there's no shame in being unable to break into that squad. Getting regularly football at an up-and-coming club like Wolves could be the perfect move for him.

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