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Chelsea skipper John Terry is a January target for Galatasaray boss Roberto Mancini, while Liverpool are eyeing Southampton’s Adam Lallana.


Daily Mirror
  • Southampton rookies Adam Lallana and Jay Rodriguez are poised to win their first England caps on Friday.
  • Dan Petrescu is favourite to take over as manager of Premier League strugglers Crystal Palace.
  • Liverpool defender Daniel Agger won’t sulk if he returns to the bench.
  • Arsenal want Jack Wilshere to play for England only against Chile and not Germany.
  • Chelsea midfielder Ramires plays down talk of a move to Real Madrid.
  • Former England boss Sven Goran Eriksson admits his dream job – as manager of Liverpool, the team he grew up supporting – will never come.
The Sun
  • John Terry is wanted by Roberto Mancini at Turkish giants Galatasaray.
  • Michael Carrick and Danny Welbeck are facing operations which would rule the Manchester United pair out until the New Year.
Daily Star
  • The FA have denied claims that England players urged Roy Hodgson not to use St George’s Park in their friendly double header.
  • Michael Carrick is set to give Manchester United boss David Moyes a massive headache with a long spell on the sidelines.
  • Liverpool are interested in Southampton midfielder Adam Lallana.
  • Doncaster have made an approach to take Manchester United striker Federico Macheda back on loan.
  • Fulham defender John Arne Riise will look to quit the Cottagers in January if he continues to be ignored by boss Martin Jol.
Daily Mail
  • Manchester United’s Barclays Premier League hopes have suffered a huge blow with the news that Michael Carrick could be out for up to six weeks.
  • Manchester City plan to sign a new defender in January.
  • John Terry is on a list of January transfer targets compiled by Galatasaray manager Roberto Mancini, although a move for the Chelsea captain has yet to be approved by the board of the Turkish champions.
  • Borussia Dortmund are maintaining interest in Manchester City striker Edin Dzeko as the German side look to strengthen ahead of the possibility of losing several players this summer.
  • Denmark coach Morten Olsen has advised Nicklas Bendtner to leave Arsenal in January.
Daily Express
  • England’s players are too soft and have no chance of winning the World Cup next year in Brazil, according to Barcelona striker Alexis Sanchez.
  • Jack Wilshere could only feature in one of England’s friendly games after Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger held talks with Roy Hodgson over the player’s fitness.
The Guardian
  • A former senior FIFA executive has issued a passionate call for a wide-ranging debate over the future of the game before the governing body’s next presidential election in 2015, warning that a “coronation” for any candidate could be disastrous for football.
  • Michael Carrick is close to signing a two-year contract extension with Manchester United.
Daily Telegraph
  • A Football Association plan to ban players for diving using video evidence was blocked by the Premier League and elite referees, it has emerged.
  • Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho is believed to have sparked a 20-man row in the tunnel at Stamford Bridge on Saturday evening following their 2-2 draw with West Brom, after he was said to have called defender Jonas Olsson a “Mickey Mouse player”.


London Evening Standard
  • Barcelona striker Alexis Sanchez has hit out at the culture of football in England, saying that the nation’s players are too pampered to succeed at next year’s World Cup.
Manchester Evening News
  • Michael Carrick could be out of action until Christmas.
  • Manchester United’s new global watch partner Bulova has promised an ‘exciting’ new development at Old Trafford in 2014 as part of their three-year sponsorship.
Liverpool Echo
  • Luis Alberto knows he must be patient as he looks to force his way into the starting line-up at Liverpool.
  • The magical skills of Philippe Coutinho have landed him a new nickname with his Liverpool FC team-mates – David Blaine.
  • Roberto Martinez has warned Apostolos Vellios that he has harmed his Everton prospects by refusing to go out on loan.
  • Leighton Baines admits that going on international duty with England will help take his mind off Merseyside derby fever.
The Chronicle
  • Alan Pardew admits that he can do little to prevent Loic Remy catching the attention of others as long as he continues to excel in a Newcastle United shirt.
  • Davide Santon has revealed he is prepared to play right-back for Newcastle United if called upon this season.
Newcastle and Sunderland
  • Fraser Forster his first England cap, Alan Pardew has revealed that he did not want him to leave Newcastle United.
  • Gus Poyet is keen to keep Jack Colback at Sunderland and the club are looking to tie him down to a long-term deal.
Sunderland Echo
  • Gus Poyet insists he will consider all transfer options in his summit talks with director of football Roberto De Fanti, including recalling Sunderland’s loan rangers.
  • Former Sunderland boss Martin O’Neill is hoping to tempt Black Cats striker Connor Wickham into pledging his international allegiance to the Republic of Ireland.
Birmingham Mail
  • Aston Villa stalwart Gabby Agbonlahor has reaffirmed his World Cup ambitions and admits he misses being called up for England international duty.
  • Carson Yeung’s potential exit from Blues has moved a crucial step closer – with the writing off of a £15million plus loan.
The Sentinel
  • Stoke are too eager to revert to type as they try to soak up pressure after they go in front, says Mark Bowen.
Fulham Chronicle
  • John Arne Riise will weigh up his options in January if he fails to force his way into Martin Jol’s starting XI.
South London Press
  • Iain Moody’s appointment as sporting director at Crystal Palace has given them a huge boost in cracking the European transfer market.
South Wales Evening Post
  • Ashley Williams is targeting a complete performance at Fulham next week after admitting patches won’t win matches in the Premier League.
The Pink un
  • The Swedish contingent at Carrow Road could be set to expand further after Norwich City were linked with Halmstad striker Mikael Boman.
The Daily Echo
  • James Ward-Prowse insists the best way for Saints’ young stars to ensure they graduate to the senior England team is to stay focused on impressing for their club rather than their country.
Hull Daily Mail
  • Assem Allam insists the majority of Hull City fans will support his proposed name change to Hull Tigers and says a vocal group of critics will not be allowed to sway his final decision.
  • Assem Allam has admitted taking his spending on Hull City up to the £75m mark and says the club will have at least an £11m deficit at the end of this season.
Leicester Mercury
  • Bolton will attempt to extend Leicester City midfielder Neil Danns’ stay at the Reebok Stadium.
Lancashire Telegraph
  • David Dunn believes Blackburn Rovers are two ‘quality’ signings away from launching a sustained push for promotion.
  • Former Burnley boss Eddie Howe has backed Danny Ings to make the step up to senior England star.
The Bolton News
  • Wanderers defender Kevin McNaughton faces up to a month on the sidelines with a hamstring strain, but fears of a serious injury have been allayed.
  • Joe Mason will remain on the Wanderers radar despite being forced into a bizarre U-turn in his move from Cardiff City.
  • Dougie Freedman reckons there is room for Neil Danns at Wanderers on a permanent basis – but that he could do nothing if Leicester City decide to welcome him back into the fold in January.
Evening Gazette
  • Boro chairman Steve Gibson says the people he spoke to told him he should appoint Aitor Karanka, including Jose Mourinho.
The Star
  • Sheffield United midfielder Conor Coady has revealed he would be interested in staying at Bramall Lane until the end of the season.
  • Sheffield Wednesday centre half Martin Taylor isn’t ruling out another spell away from the club on loan but for now he’s intent on regaining his first team place.
Doncaster Free Press
  • Paul Dickov is confident he will get the go-ahead to dip into the loan market and ease his defensive injury woes – despite John Ryan stepping down.
Reading Post
  • Sean Morrison hopes to sign a new Royals contract within the next fortnight.
The Argus
  • Dick Knight has offered his shares that helped save the Seagulls to Albion fans – for £1 apiece.
Evening Times
  • Neil Lennon has assured Joe Ledley he is not under pressure to prove he is worth a new contract.
  • Carlos Bocanegra admits Rangers’ off-field collapse ruined his dreams of ending his career at Ibrox.
  • Police are investigating whether Craig Whyte forged the signature of former Rangers owner Charles Green.


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