#TheFootballTalk: All the latest football stories today

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The Sun
  • Jose Mourinho lost the plot on Monday as the pressure piled up on him at Chelsea.
  • Romelu Lukaku showed Chelsea what they are missing again with a dazzling double as the Toffees tamed the Toon.
  • Carlos Cuellar insists manager Paolo Di Canio had to be axed because he ‘fractured the family’.
  • Pepe Reina admits he could have been the Arsenal number one tonight.
  • West Brom wonderkid Saido Berahino will boost his pay packet by 20 times if he agrees a new contract.
  • Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos could move to PSG or Manchester City next year as his calls for a pay rise have been ignored.
  • Tottenham have sent scouts to run the rule over Athletic Bilbao forward Ibai Gomez.
Daily Mirror
  • Jose Mourinho walked out of a Champions League press conference as his frustration over Fernando Torres’ ban boiled over.
  • Manchester United boss David Moyes will be handed upwards of £50million to avoid the prospect of Champions League disaster.
  • Martin Jol fears he is a dead man walking at Fulham.
  • Andre Villas-Boas is under pressure to bring Emmanuel Adebayor back into his first-team plans at Tottenham.
  • Liverpool skipper Steven Gerrard feared Luis Suarez could quit Anfield in the summer.
  • Shinji Kagawa has admitted he is facing a major battle to survive at Manchester United.
  • West Brom boss Steve Clarke has a £1.7million deal in place for loan star Morgan Amalfitano.
  • Steve McClaren is facing his first major decision as Derby head coach- whether to sign two players lined up by former manager Nigel Clough.
Daily Star
  • Jose Mourinho threw a strop last night – and was then accused of treating Kevin de Bruyne like a child.
  • Rafael Benitez last night hailed Arsene Wenger as the best manager in the Premier League.
  • Manchester United are closing in on Austria Under-21 international Martin Hinteregger.
  • Steve McClaren has been told to get Derby back into the Premier League – but will have to work alongside a technical director.
Daily Mail
  • Jose Mourinho called an abrupt end to his “Happy One” image last night, losing patience when asked to explain why he had left behind Chelsea midfielder Kevin De Bruyne.
  • The Manchester United hierarchy has privately accepted that delays in David Moyes becoming manager have affected the club’s start to the season.
  • David Beckham is in his final round of negotiations with backers for his return to Major League Soccer as the owner of a new franchise in Miami.
  • Owner Peter Coates has moved to heal a dressing-room rift by ordering Stoke’s players to end public criticism of former manager Tony Pulis.
Daily Express
  • Three days after saying he never acts like a kid in front of the media, Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho stormed out of his press conference because he did not like being questioned about Kevin de Bruyne.
  • Romelu Lukaku could have finally driven the final nail into the coffin of Alan Pardew by scoring twice in Everton’s 3-2 victory over Newcastle.
The Times
  • David Moyes will be given substantial funds to reshape his Manchester United squad with the Glazer family recognising the manager requires world-class reinforcements to help to maintain Sir Alex Ferguson’s legacy of success.
Daily Telegraph
  • Jose Mourinho walked out of his press conference ahead of tonight’s vital Champions League tie at Steaua Bucharest after again being pressed about team selection.
  • The Glazer family will give David Moyes substantial transfer funds in January in the Manchester United manager identifies targets to bolster his underperforming squad.
  • Shinji Kagawa has admitted he is fighting for his future at Manchester United and battling to convince David Moyes of his worth to the team.


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London Evening Standard
  • Jose Mourinho has given his biggest hint yet that Chelsea captain John Terry will be handed a new contract.
  • Arsene Wenger today dismissed talk of Arsenal winning the title as “ridiculous” at such an early stage of the season.
Manchester Evening News
  • Manchester United owners the Glazers will back under-fire Reds boss David Moyes with a January warchest.
  • Manchester United midfielder Anderson has called for calm after the Reds underwhelming start and believes hard work is the answer.
  • Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini has insisted his side must find a balance between their European and domestic commitments this season.
Liverpool Echo
  • Liverpool’s Luis Suarez says that he will sit down with the Merseyside giants at the end of this season to discuss the possibility of signing a new contract.
  • Ross Barkley revealed how his mum predicted his dream of scoring at Goodison Park would come true during Everton’s victory over Newcastle United.
The Chronicle
  • Loic Remy offered no excuses after Newcastle United’s poor first half at Goodison Park, admitting: ‘We let you down’
Newcastle and Sunderland
  • Now Yoan Gouffran has got to grips with English football he is becoming increasingly hard to ignore, says Newcastle United boss Alan Pardew.
Sunderland Echo
  • Jack Colback insists his former academy coach Kevin Ball has the qualities needed to be a Premier League manager.
  • John Souttar is mulling over an offer from Sunderland after Dundee accepted an improved bid for the teenage prospect.
Birmingham Mail
  • Lee Clark says Birmingham City should have every reason to believe that home comforts are arriving at last at St Andrew’s.
  • West Bromwich Albion will step-up talks with Saido Berahino over a new long-term deal following the youngster’s explosive start to the season.
  • Kenny Jackett says he and his players are more than capable of dealing with the pressure of expectation from Wolverhampton Wanderers supporters.
  • Andi Weimann says he won’t set himself any targets for the season
Express & Star
  • Everton and Arsenal are poised to make a move for West Brom starlet Saido Berahino, 20.
  • Former Celtic winger Aiden McGeady has been linked with a January switch to the Premier League. Aston Villa, Everton and Fulham are among the teams interested in the Spartak Moscow player.
  • Tributes flooded in today for Wolves legend Peter Broadbent, who has died at the age of 80.
The Sentinel
  • Thomas Sorensen says fellow goalkeeper Asmir Begovic won’t need his shoulder to cry on, despite Stoke’s number one blaming himself for Norwich City’s winner at the Britannia Stadium on Sunday.
Newham Recorder
  • Tottenham’s veteran goalkeeper Brad Friedel believes Hugo Lloris is perfectly suited to manager Andre Villas-Boas’ playing style.
  • Arsene Wenger believes Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud still has the best years of his career ahead of him.
South Wales Evening Post
  • Michel Vorm insists Swansea City’s European adventure will help them progress as a team and a club.
Wales Online
  • Steven Caulker opened his goals account for Cardiff City in their Premier League win at Fulham and said: “I hope there are many more to come.”
The Pink un
  • Norwich City midfielder Anthony Pilkington labelled as ‘crazy’ the speculation surrounding Chris Hughton’s future prior to the Canaries’ 1-0 Premier League success at Stoke.
  • Norwich boss Chris Hughton insists he will take any flak going to protect his players.
The Daily Echo
  • Southampton are just one clean sheet away from equalling their best ever defensive start to the season – the year they finished second in the top flight.
Hull Daily Mail
  • Curtis Davies is calling on Hull City to cash in on their current Premier League hot-streak and make hay while the Autumn sun shines over the KC Stadium.
Yorkshire Evening Post
  • Leeds United boss Brian McDermott has revealed that he has made an enquiry to bring former striker Luciano Becchio back to Elland Road – only to be knocked back.
Derby Telegraph
  • Nigel Clough has thanked the Derby County supporters for their backing during his time as manager.
Leicester Mercury
  • Leicester City manager Nigel Pearson has criticised East Midlands rivals Derby for their handling of Zak Whitbread’s loan move to Pride Park.
Lancashire Telegraph
  • Jordan Rhodes wants Blackburn Rovers to prove his side’s promotion credentials.
  • Sam Vokes wants to continue repaying Sean Dyche’s faith by helping Burnley extend their winning run.
The Bolton News
  • Blackpool manager Paul Ince admits he is astounded to see his former defender Alex Baptiste amongst the goals at Wanderers.
  • Wanderers new boy Liam Feeney hopes his second-half substitute display on his debut against Yeovil will see him challenging for a starting spot.
Blackpool Gazette
  • Boro’s search for a new defender goes on – after the club narrowly missed out on one target.
Evening Gazette
  • Boro’s search for a new defender goes on – after the club narrowly missed out on one target.
The Star
  • Under pressure Sheffield Wednesday manager Dave Jones has said he is committed to his role at Hillsborough despite the club’s slide down the Championship table.
Huddersfield Examiner
  • Jazz Richards says Huddersfield Town must take up where they left off against Blackpool when they chase a first win at the Riverside Stadium tonight.
Reading Post
  • Jordan Obita is willing to bide his time to burst onto the scene at Reading.
The Argus
  • Brighton marksman Leo Ulloa has been hailed as one of the best strikers in the Championship by team-mate Andrew Crofts.
Ipswich Star
  • In-form Ipswich Town striker David McGoldrick is keen to pile more misery on a Derby side in disarray tonight.
Bournemouth Echo
  • Teenage sensation Ryan Fraser insists he can thrive on the big stage as Cherries aim to keep their cool.
The Scotsman
  • Rebel Rangers investors have written a letter to the board have cited a lack of transparency for their proposed leadership change.
  • Hearts boss Gary Locke has vowed not to let what he feels are bad refereeing decision affect his squad’s climb out of the relegation zone.
  • St Johnstone’s Steven Anderson has said the dislocated thumb he injured against Partick was the most pain he’s ever experienced.
  • Celtic’s Virgil van Dijk says he has been inspired to repeat last year’s Champions League heroics after watching a DVD of the Hoops’ win over Barcelona.


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