#TheFootballTalk: All the latest football stories today

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The Sun
  • Manchester United are ready to offer teen sensation Adnan Januzaj a 2900 per cent pay rise.
  • Wayne Rooney insists England will qualify for the World Cup.
  • Ashley Cole is a doubt for England’s World Cup qualifiers with an injured rib.
  • Luka Modric has told his Premier League admirers he wants to stay at Real Madrid for the rest of his career.
  • Peter Shilton backs England manager Roy Hodgson’s decision to stand by Joe Hart.
  • Southampton boss Mauricio Pochettino has backed Adam Lallana to answer Hodgson’s wing prayers.
Daily Mirror
  • Wayne Rooney guaranteed England’s World Cup qualification when he declared: “We ARE going to get to Brazil.”
  • Kevin Ball’s dream of becoming Sunderland manager is under threat because supremo Roberto De Fanti wants a coach to bring out the best in his signings.
  • Manchester United’s Marouane Fellaini will be out for several weeks after wrist surgery.
Daily Star
  • Ashley Cole suffered an injury scare yesterday, as Wayne Rooney promised England WILL qualify for the World Cup.
  • Peter Shilton insists Joe Hart deserves to remain England’s No 1.
Daily Mail
  • Harry Redknapp has branded the FA clueless.
  • Brendan Rodgers was ready to be Redknapp’s assistant at Euro 2012 had the former Tottenham boss become England manager.
  • Wayne Rooney insists it is unthinkable that England will fail to qualify for the World Cup.
Daily Express
  • Ashley Cole faces a fight to be fit for England’s World Cup qualifiers against Montenegro and Poland.
  • Wayne Rooney has branded England’s next two World Cup qualifiers as “crunch time”.
London Evening Standard
  • Jack Wilshere has admitted he made a mistake in smoking a cigarette outside a London nightclub and claimed it “will be his last one”.
  • Mousa Dembele believes Tottenham cannot become one of the top teams in England until they learn to cope better with being favourites.
  • Branislav Ivanovic believes Chelsea have a substitutes’ bench that can strike fear into their rivals and will be key to the club’s hopes of winning the title.
Manchester Evening News
  • Wayne Rooney admits United’s players have dropped manager David Moyes in it and the striker has vowed to ease the pressure on Sir Alex Ferguson’s successor.
Liverpool Echo
  • Jordan Henderson believes the blistering form of Luis Suarez and Daniel Sturridge could make the difference in Liverpool’s pursuit of a Champions League spot.
  • Tim Howard already has his sights set on another unbeaten run after Everton fell to a first league defeat of the season against Manchester City.
The Chronicle
  • Alan Pardew has insisted life at Newcastle United will be very much a “squad game” this season.
  • Cheick Tiote believes the fear of being dropped in the Newcastle United camp can aid the Magpies’ up-and-down season so far.
  • Ki Sung-Yueng reckons Kevin Ball has found the formula for success – despite Sunderland suffering a fifth defeat on the bounce at the weekend.
Newcastle and Sunderland
  • Loic Remy says he is ‘enjoying life’ under Alan Pardew at St James’ Park, but will not be rushed into making a decision on his long-term future.
Sunderland Echo
  • Gus Poyet is odds-on to become the next Sunderland boss, with reports claiming the former Brighton manager could even be appointed within the next 24 hours.
Birmingham Mail
  • A takeover of Birmingham City still remains some way off.
Express & Star
  • Angry Wolves today hit back at suggestions Bakary Sako is going on strike to force a move to Nottingham Forest.
  • Brad Guzan today claimed Villa’s dour draw at Hull has maintained their momentum heading into the international break.
  • Albion boss Steve Clarke today backed summer signing Nicolas Anelka to find his scoring touch after two missed chances cost the Baggies a potential victory against Arsenal.
The Sentinel
  • Mark Hughes has revealed for the first time that Stoke City did enquire about Darren Bent in the summer.
  • Ryan Shawcross says no-one is happy to take plaudits for improving performances unless Stoke pick up points.
  • Jon Walters was flummoxed to be awarded a free-kick rather than a penalty when he was hauled down six yards inside the Fulham area.
Fulham Chronicle
  • Darren Bent hopes Saturday’s win against Stoke can kick-start Fulham’s season.
South London Press
  • Cameron Jerome felt Crystal Palace’s first-half tactics were “naive” in Saturday’s 3-1 defeat at Liverpool.
South Wales Evening Post
  • Angel Rangel reckons the international break will drag for Swansea City after they signed off for the first part of their season with a defeat.
Wales Online
  • Cardiff City boss Malky Macaky is refusing to blame the bonus row between his players and billionaire owner Vincent Tan for the defeat to Newcastle and told them to prepare for an enormous challenge ahead.
The Pink un
  • Chris Hughton refused to let the sour aftertaste of Chelsea’s crucial second goal deflect from the Canaries’ courageous efforts in Sunday’s 3-1 Premier League defeat.
The Daily Echo
  • Adam Lallana’s superb form could take him all the way to the England team, according to Saints boss Mauricio Pochettino.
  • Saints might be one of the form teams in this season’s Premier League, but Morgan Schneiderlin insists their best football is still to come.
Hull Daily Mail
  • Liam Rosenior believes team-mate Curtis Davies has taken Hull City’s defence to the next level during a faultless start to life at the KC Stadium.
Derby Telegraph
  • Steve McClaren will watch from the stand as he gets to know the Derby County side he has inherited.
Evening Gazette
  • Tony Mowbray has insisted Chelsea’s Kenneth Omeruo is not joining Boro on loan.
Evening Times
  • Neil Lennon has moved quickly to quash talk of Celtic going through the league season unbeaten.


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