#TheFootballTalk: All the latest football stories today

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The Sun
  • Jack Wilshere says Manchester United sensation Adnan Januzaj should NOT be allowed to play for England.
  • Gus Poyet took over as Sunderland manager and vowed: I’ll keep us up.
  • Montenegro striker Dejan Damjanovic insists England are NOT a good team.
  • Yohan Cabaye wants Joe Kinnear to tell the truth about his failed move to Arsenal this summer.
  • Bacary Sagna has derailed Arsenal’s impressive start to the season by snubbing a new deal.
  • Crystal Palace have reopened contract talks with Mile Jedinak.
  • Fulham have been coached by Rene Meulensteen.
  • Barcelona want Chelsea’s Thibaut Courtois to replace Victor Valdes as their No 1 next season.
  • Doncaster want to re-sign Federico Macheda on loan as soon as he gets back to fitness.
  • Manchester United are keen to sign Portuguese starlet Ivan Cavaleiro.
  • Joao Carlos Teixeira will go back out on loan after returning to Liverpool three months ahead of schedule.
  • Gaston Ramirez has been told he does not have to leave Southampton to save his World Cup dream.
Daily Mirror
  • Jack Wilshere insisted only English players should be allowed to represent the country.
  • Liverpool’s owners last night praised the “remarkable” job done by Brendan Rodgers.
  • Javier Hernandez admits he may have to leave Manchester United for regular first-team football.
  • Stevan Jovetic claims England hold no fears for Montenegro.
  • Lee Clark fears he will be axed if Birmingham’s takeover gets the go-ahead.
Daily Star
  • Gus Poyet has vowed to deliver Premier League survival for Sunderland and insists his methods will be very different from Paolo Di Canio.
  • Montenegro striker Stevan Jovetic has taunted England and told them: You don’t scare us.
  • Barcelona are ready to step up their interest in Thibaut Courtois, Chelsea’s keeper-in-waiting.
Daily Mail
  • Jack Wilshere has waded into the debate over Adnan Januzaj by claiming England should only pick players born in the country.
  • Harry Redknapp insists not even Jose Mourinho could have kept QPR in the Premier League last season.
Daily Express
  • Gus Poyet took over as Sunderland manager yesterday and said: “I’m no Paolo Di Canio.”
  • Jack Wilshere insists “only the English should play for England”.
  • Crystal Palace have reopened talks with Mile Jedinak amid fears he will walk away for nothing at the end of the season
London Evening Standard
  • Jack Wilshere believes the Football Association should forget any idea of ushering Manchester United youngster Adnan Januzaj into the England fold.
  • Former Arsenal forward Dennis Bergkamp has voiced his desire to return to the club in a coaching capacity at some point in the future.
Manchester Evening News
  • Marouane Fellaini will battle through the pain barrier to help United into the knock-out phases of the Champions League.
  • City midfielder Gareth Barry, who is currently on loan at Everton, is hopeful of returning to the international fold in the near future.
Liverpool Echo
  • Brendan Rodgers is understood to be preparing a big-money offer for highly rated Atletico Madrid youngster Koke in January.
  • Liverpool are reportedly looking to loan out academy midfielder Joao Carlos Teixeira after his loan at Brentford ended early.
  • Roberto Martinez is ‘excited’ by the quality of the squad at his disposal, but the Everton boss is refusing to repeat his pre-season aim of Champions League qualification.
The Chronicle
  • Gus Poyet has shrugged off doubts over his lack of Premier League managerial experience.
  • A Newcastle United supporters’ march against the Mike Ashley regime will take place before this month’s home match with Liverpool
Newcastle and Sunderland
  • Alan Pardew wants to loan out Newcastle United’s young guns Adam Campbell, Gael Bigirimana and Haris Vuckic
Birmingham Mail
  • Actor Tom Hanks has revealed that it would be a ‘dream’ for him to see Aston Villa play in Birmingham.
  • George Thorne is set to join Watford on loan later this week – with a view to remaining at Vicarage Road until the New Year.
  • Lee Clark has moved to allay fitness fears over influential Birmingham City’s defender David Murphy.
  • Kenny Jackett vented his frustration after seeing his side wave goodbye to a chance of a Wembley final.
Express & Star
  • Arsenal are weighing up a move for Aston Villa and American goalkeeper Brad Guzan. The 29-year-old has been in superb form this season, featuring in Villa’s 3-1 victory against Arsenal.
  • Villa have reportedly missed out on 15-year-old Swedish defender Kristopher Da Graca. The Swede will join Arsenal next summer.
  • Man United winger Wilfried Zaha has been linked with a January loan move to Villa Park.
  • Albion midfielder George Thorne is set to move to Championship side Watford.
The Sentinel
  • Harry Redknapp has claimed that Stoke striker Kenwyne Jones was once beaten in a bleep test by a 50 year-old.
  • Stoke star Marko Arnautovic says he is enjoying the free role handed to him by boss Mark Hughes.
Newham Recorder
  • Wales boss Chris Coleman will meet out-of-favour West Ham defender James Collins on Wednesday in a bid to patch up their differences and also the Dragons’ injury-hit squad.
  • Former England and Tottenham striker Gary Lineker has come to the defence of Arsenal’s Jack Wilshere after he was pictured smoking, saying it’s “not the crime of the century”.
Fulham Chronicle
  • Harry Redknapp wants to sign Niko Kranjcar on a permanent basis following an impressive start to his QPR career.
  • Martin Jol could look elsewhere to bolster his Fulham backroom staff after missing out on former Manchester United coach Rene Meulensteen.
South Wales Evening Post
  • Angel Rangel expects Ashley Williams to come back fit and ready to resume as Swansea City captain after the international break.
Wales Online
  • Malky Mackay’s right-hand man Iain Moody has been suspended by Cardiff City – with his role being filled by rookie Kazakhstani Alisher Apsalyamov.
  • Craig Bellamy has refused to rule out the prospect of becoming next Wales manager after confirming he will hang up his international playing boots in the next few days.
The Pink un
  • David McNally admitted seeing Norwich City in the Premier League relegation zone is embarrassing – but has full faith the situation won’t last long.
The Daily Echo
  • Artur Boruc is setting his sights on shutting out Wayne Rooney twice in five days – and taking his place among Saints’ most successful keepers.
  • Harry Redknapp has revealed the huge levels of abuse he received after taking over Saints in 2004.
Hull Daily Mail
  • Liam Rosenior says his confidence and belief in Hull City’s squad is so strong that he enters every game believing they will win.
  • Nick Proschwitz will only consider a loan move away from Hull City should the door be completely closed on his Premier League dream at the KC Stadium, his agent says.
Yorkshire Evening Post
  • Defender Ross Killock is happy to go out on loan if it eventually earns him a first team place at United.
Derby Telegraph
  • Johnny Russell is facing up to six weeks out with a fractured fibula in his left leg.
Nottingham Post
  • Henri Lansbury has vowed to keep using his head for Nottingham Forest.
Leicester Mercury
  • Leicester City defender Sean St Ledger says he has been told he can go out on loan to regain his fitness and push for a first-team return.
Lancashire Telegraph
  • Blackburn Rovers will come back stronger than ever from their defeat to Wigan, insists goalkeeper Jake Kean.
  • Burnley boss Sean Dyche is determined to keep surpassing expectations – even his own.
The Bolton News
  • Matt Mills hopes Wanderers have finally found the character to start hauling themselves up the Championship table.
Wigan Evening Post
  • Shaun Maloney’s continuing injury problems could see Latics making a loan move for Arsenal forward Park Chu-Young.
Blackpool Gazette
  • Blackpool will today hold talks to decide whether to appeal Paul Ince’s five-match stadium ban.
Evening Gazette
  • Grant Leadbitter insists players are not feeling the heat, but knows what frustrated Boro fans are going through after stuttering start
The Star
  • David Weir, the Sheffield United manager, insisted he will not resign following last night’s Johnstone’s Paint Trophy defeat by Hartlepool.
  • Third-from-bottom Sheffield Wednesday have allayed fears over the fitness of Stephen McPhail, who sustained a thigh injury in Saturday’s 1-1 draw with Ipswich Town.
Huddersfield Examiner
  • Huddersfield Town midfielder Matt Crooks has been ruled out until the New Year after ankle surgery.
Doncaster Free Press
  • Paul Dickov insists Dave Syers still has a future at Rovers – despite farming him out on loan to Scunthorpe United.
Reading Post
  • A prominent supporters group at Reading is calling for ‘clarity’ amid speculation that Anton Zingarevich is looking to sell his 51-per-cent share in the club
The Argus
  • Stephen Ward has been praised for the way he has Bridged the gap in the Brighton defence.
  • Gus Poyet has left Albion in the dark over his threat to take legal action.
Ipswich Star
  • Family-man David McGoldrick is blossoming in Portman Road’s close-knit environment, according to Blues boss Mick McCarthy.
The Observer
  • Watford are trying to sign West Bromwich Albion midfielder George Thorne on loan.
Bournemouth Echo
  • Cherries manager Eddie Howe admits to having mixed feelings about seeing his players head off on international duty.
The Scotsman
  • Former Rangers manager and chairman Walter Smith has admitted that he has never seen a Rangers board so heavily criticised.
  • SPFL clubs who enter administration could face relegation as footballing authorities are set to debate a change in the rules.
  • Hearts midfielder Scott Robinson has accused manager Gary Locke of “picking” on him after being replaced at half-time for the second successive game at the weekend.
  • Inverness manager Terry Butcher has backed Celtic goalkeeper Fraser Forster’s England bid to establish himself in the England squad, despite reservations some have expressed over the 25-year-old playing in Scotland.
  • Derby midfielder Craig Bryson said he lost hope of a recall to the Scotland squad under Craig Levein’s reign.


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