LONDON EVENING STANDARD
Aaron Ramsey today insisted he is ready to face Tottenham in Sunday’s north London derby despite playing just 88 minutes of first-team football since the opening day of the season.
MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS
Sergio Aguero played down reports that he was involved in a spat with his close pal Lionel Messi after Manchester City’s stunning 3-1 win over Barcelona.
Bastian Schweinsteiger has thanked Manchester United fans for their support after he returned to first-team training.
Jurgen Klopp is a manager with “no weakness” who can take Liverpool to Premier League glory, according to his former CEO at Borussia Dortmund.
Raheem Sterling has said that he needed to leave Liverpool to play with top players and develop his game.
Republic of Ireland boss Martin O’Neill has hit back at Everton counterpart Ronald Koeman for “bleating” over his treatment of James McCarthy.
Sunderland have dismissed reports in the national media that David Moyes is to be sacked.
EXPRESS & STAR
Jon Whitney has hinted Walsall will offer a new contract to midfielder Reece Flanagan as the youngster steps up his recovery from a serious knee injury.
Wolves hero Andy Thompson reckons bookies’ favourite Paul Lambert has the attributes to be a success should he become the club’s next boss.
HULL DAILY MAIL
Hong Kong firm Greater China Professional Services Limited have today confirmed their £130m offer to buy Hull City is part of a ‘non-exclusive’ agreement with the club.
Leicester City are close to writing a new chapter in their amazing story, Claudio Ranieri believes.
SOUTH WALES EVENING POST
Former Swansea City manager Francesco Guidolin has been linked with the vacant Inter Milan job.
Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink insisted he is happy with the squad he has, despite the budget cuts at QPR this season.
Lewis Macleod’s injury nightmare at Brentford has continued as he has been ruled out for the rest of the season after suffering a knee injury at QPR.
Six Middlesbrough players could leave the club when the January transfer window reopens.
Wales manager Chris Coleman has not ruled out picking Ched Evans for the national side in the future, but says he needs to prove himself at the highest level first.
Reading boss Jaap Stam insists Dominic Samuel will get his chance this season – but says the striker must remain patient.
Steve Sidwell insists the Championship title is not already nailed on for Newcastle, despite what the bookies think.
Eddie Howe insisted a decision on whether backroom boys Stephen Purches and Carl Fletcher wished to pursue a career in management would be down to them.