Liverpool and Arsenal battle for Serie A star as Newcastle target La Liga ace

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LIVERPOOL and Arsenal are currently locked in the battle for Champions League places in the Premier League, but could be set for a fight off the pitch in the summer.

Thoughts have already started to turn to the transfer window, and both clubs look set to be busy.

They are just two of the sides to have made today’s headlines, though, with Newcastle United, Manchester United and Queens Park Rangers among the others to feature.

Liverpool and Arsenal both want to sign Juventus striker Alvaro Morata, formerly of Real Madrid. (Daily Express)

Newcastle are lining up a move for Sevilla forward Carlos Bacca. (The Sun)

Valencia could sign £46m-rated Radamel Falcao when his loan spell at Man United ends in the summer. (The Sun)

Falcao’s agent, Jorge Mendes, will hold talks with Man United’s board to see if they want to make his deal permanent. (Daily Mirror)

Man United are hoping to beat rivals Liverpool to the signing of Paris Saint-Germain forward Ezequiel Lavezzi. (Fichajes)

Shaun Wright-Phillips insists he is happy at QPR after turning down moves away in January. (Sky Sports)

Meanwhile, it is relatively quiet on the transfer front at Sunderland.