Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich will be encouraged to try for a second time to convince Pep Guardiola to accept the job as manager at Stamford Bridge if Jose Mourinho cannot quickly turn around the club’s alarming slump.
West Bromwich Albion boss Tony Pulis believes countries paying the wages of players when they are away on international duty would be a good idea.
Jose Mourinho’s job at Chelsea is safe after getting the backing of owner Roman Abramovich.
Paul Pogba made the correct decision to turn down a move away from Juventus in the summer, according to the midfielder’s agent Mino Raiola.
Bayern Munich captain Philipp Lahm has urged Pep Guardiola to prolong his stay at the Bundesliga giants.
Real Sociedad manager David Moyes has suggested his job is safe despite his team’s struggles in La Liga this season.
Louis van Gaal admitted he was ‘sick’ of answering questions about Wayne Rooney’s form following the goalless Manchester derby.
Aston Villa are keen to interview Real Sociedad boss David Moyes, while former Villa boss Tim Sherwood, sacked on Sunday, could be set to take over at Swindon Town
Aston Villa are in advanced talks to make Remi Garde their new manager after Sherwood’s sacking.
Real Madrid and Manchester United will battle for the services of Gareth Bale next summer.
Arsenal have sent scouts to watch highly-rated Schalke 04 winger Leroy Sane who has already said “no” to Liverpool and Tottenham.
Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal has revealed that he told his players to shoot from outside of the box after a goalless first half against neighbours City on Sunday.
Jose Mourinho is facing the sack if Chelsea lose against Liverpool as the club’s hierarchy grow increasingly concerned with their disastrous start.
John Terry has been offered a Chelsea escape route with a lucrative Middle East pay day offer on the table from former team-mate and current Al Arabi manager Gianfranco Zola.
Dwight Yorke wants to succeed Tim Sherwood: The Sky Sports pundit said: “I know what is expected of Aston Villa.”
Tim Sherwood will collect around £2m in compensation after his weekend dismissal.
Rangers boss Mark Warburton has tipped his goalkeeper Wes Foderingham to become an England international.
LONDON EVENING STANDARD
Pep Guardiola and Diego Simeone are top of Roman Abramovich’s wish‑list to become Chelsea’s next permanent manager – if he decides to sack Jose Mourinho.
Alan Pardew admits Crystal Palace are missing striker Connor Wickham.
Brentford midfielder Alan Judge is a transfer target for a number of Premier League clubs.
Harry Kane moved to calm fears he is carrying an injury after scoring a hat-trick against Bournemouth while wearing heavy strapping on his right knee.
MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS
Manchester City were hanging on against Manchester United, says Chris Smalling.
Manchester United fans call for Louis Van Gaal to drop Wayne Rooney after poor performance in Manchester City draw.
Liverpool U21 captain Cameron Brannagan has signed a new long-term deal at Anfield.
Liverpool are being linked with Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy according to reports.
Roberto Martinez has confirmed Joel Robles will start against Norwich but has backed Tim Howard.
Ross Barkley urges Everton to stay positive and come flying out of blocks against Norwich.
Rob Elliot has revealed his disbelief after Fabricio Coloccini’s red card against Sunderland.
Daryl Janmaat left mystified by ‘unbelievable’ actions of Wear-Tyne derby referee Robert Madley.
Newcastle United midfielder Jack Colback left the Stadium of Light on crutches to leave him doubtful for the Magpies’ next game with Stoke City.
Sunderland striker Steven Fletcher has backed referee Robert Madley’s decision to award the game-changing penalty in the Wear-Tyne derby.
Aston Villa’s Tom Fox has phoned Arsene Wenger for the lowdown on managerial favourite Remi Garde, according to a French football expert.
Tim Sherwood is expected to receive around £2million in compensation after he was sacked as Aston Villa boss.
EXPRESS & STAR
David Edwards believes Wolves need to show ‘guts, determination and hard work’ to turn their fortunes around.
Mark Hughes is confident that a cup game against reigning champions Chelsea is just what Stoke City need to wash away their weekend blues.
Jon Walters says Stoke’s hungry fringe players now have the chance to push for a league starting role.
Jamie Vardy has his sights set on setting even more records after he joined an elite list of players to score in seven consecutive Premier League games.
SOUTH WALES EVENING POST
Swansea City have been linked with a move for Burnley’s former Manchester United defender Michael Keane.
Lee Carsley admits his heart still lies away from the dugout – whatever he manages to achieve as head coach at Brentford this season.
Howe backed Artur Boruc to respond to his Tottenham torment in positive fashion and admitted Cherries needed to find a quick cure for their defensive frailties.