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 ……………..  Including Manchester United tried to Hijack Arsenal’s bid for Ozil
London Evening Standard

  • Younes Kaboul is likely to be offered a new deal at Tottenham as soon as he proves he has made a complete recovery from the injury that stalled his career.
  • Steven Gerrard believes the time has come for England players to deliver two great performances on the pitch and secure the nation’s place at the World Cup in Brazil next year.
Manchester Evening News

  • Manchester United failed in a last-minute bid to hijack Arsenal’s deal for Germany midfield maestro Mesut Ozil, MEN Sport can reveal.
  • Spanish newspaper Marca claim Manuel Pellegrini is interested in signing Malaga goalkeeper Willy Caballero to boost his goalkeeping department.
  • Manchester City’s holistic approach under new boss Manuel Pellegrini is promoting a calmer atmosphere following the tempestuous Roberto Mancini regime.
Liverpool Echo

  • Liverpool principal owner John W Henry believes the return of Kenny Dalglish will help the club in their mission to become the dominant force in English football.
  • Tim Howard believes Everton have taken on a more attacking mindset since Roberto Martinez’s arrival as manager.
The Chronicle

  • Newcastle striker Papiss Cisse has insisted he hasn’t lost his knack of scoring goals.
  • Newcastle have been told to sign up Loic Remy – “immediately”. That message comes from former Toon hero Steve Harper.
  • Mathieu Debuchy believes Newcastle United’s season can only get better after being “slapped” by Manchester City.
  • New Sunderland boss Gus Poyet wants all his foreign players to learn English in a bid to improve team bonding.
Newcastle and Sunderland

  • Newcastle United goalkeeper Tim Krul believes the Magpies have nothing to fear from their tough Autumn schedule.
Sunderland Echo

  • Gus Poyet insists there is room for Sunderland’s formation to evolve, despite being a firm advocate of 4-3-3 at former club Brighton.
Birmingham Mail

  • Leandro Bacuna is taking his lead from fellow Premier League rookie Antonio Luna as the wing-back duo look to continue Villa’s defensive improvement.
  • Captain Ron Vlaar is giving Jores Okore moral support during his rehabilitation from knee surgery having faced the same gruelling recovery battle himself.
  • Tom Adeyemi is a Premier League player in the making, Lee Clark has stated.
Express & Star

  • Morgan Amalfitano’s agent has told Italian clubs eyeing the West Brom sensation that he is going nowhere.
The Sentinel

  • Stoke City are in the process of signing a teenager emerging from Belgium’s impressive production line of fresh footballing talent. The agent of 15-year-old Julien Ngoy – who has played for Belgium’s under-16s and is said to have interested Real Madrid, Arsenal and Manchester United – claims the schoolboy has already signed and is training with the youth team at Stoke.
  • Jermaine Pennant says he is fit and ready to resume his battle for a place on the wing after missing Stoke’s last outing with a groin injury.
Fulham Chronicle

  • Pajtim Kasami is desperate to repay the faith shown in him by Martin Jol.
  • Ale Faurlin would like a new QPR contract – but the midfielder insists he is established well enough in England to find another club if needs be.
South Wales Evening Post

  • Michel Vorm believes Swansea are yet to witness the full force of Wilfried Bony.
Wales Online

  • Malky Mackay has been locked in three-hour talks with key board members as Cardiff City attempted to calm the storm surrounding his future as Bluebirds manager.
Leicester Mercury

  • Millwall will make a bid to sign Leicester City striker Martyn Waghorn permanently in the January transfer window, Steve Lomas has said.
Reading Post

  • Sean Morrison claims football politics are holding back Alex McCarthy’s international career.
The Argus

  • Oscar Garcia is still hopeful of bringing in a new signing during the international break.
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