Paper Talk 10th October - Football Hub

Paper Talk 10th October

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Arsenal target William Carvalho admits he still wants a move to the Premier League and may leave Sporting Lisbon this January.


Chelsea have been linked with a surprise £48 million move for Liverpool’s 19-year-old England midfielder Raheem Sterling.

Daily Express

Liverpool have started negotiations with former Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes over a move to the Premier League. The 32-year-old is currently a free agent.

Daily Star

Inter Milan are interested in signing Tottenham striker Roberto Soldado, 29, but would not be able to match his reported £60,000-a-week wages at White Hart Lane.

Daily Express

Meanwhile, Schalke striker Klaas-Jan Huntelaar, 31, could join Tottenham for just £3 million in January if Soldado moves.

Daily Mirror

Manchester United have received a boost in their bid to tempt midfielder Arturo Vidal to Old Trafford, with the 27-year-old set to hold talks with Juventus bosses who are unhappy with his recent behaviour.

Daily Star

Former Arsenal striker Thierry Henry, 37, could leave New York Red Bulls and return to Europe.


West Brom are set to secure the signing of Porto defender Rolando, 29, for £1 million in January after the Portugese club froze him out of selection.

Daily Mirror

Aston Villa assistant boss Roy Keane says Jose Mourinho is a “disgrace” and the Chelsea manager was lucky he did not punch him when he attempted to shake his hand before the end of Villa’s 3-0 defeat at Stamford Bridge last month.

Daily Telegraph

Manchester United midfielder Daley Blind, 24, says he has a long way to go before he earns the right to be considered Roy Keane’s successor.

Manchester Evening News

Meanwhile, United are set to offer defender Tyler Blackett, 20, an improved contract which would increase his wages from £2,000 to £50,000 a week.

Daily Mail

Chelsea goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer has angrily demanded football be banned in Qatar in the summer, warning people may have to “drop dead” before Fifa does anything to act.

Daily Telegraph

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says Mesut Ozil’s scan on a knee complaint presented the club with ‘bad news’ after the 25-year-old Germany midfielder returned early from international duty.

London Evening Standard

Wenger may have to play left-back Nacho Monreal, 28, out of position at centre-back and 19-year-old Hector Bellerin at right-back in Arsenal’s next Premier League match after the club’s injury problems worsened.

The Times

England under-21s manager Gareth Southgate has called on the crowd at Molineux, home of Wolves, not to boo striker Saido Berahino, who plays his club football for rivals West Brom, as he leads the line in their Euro 2015 playoff against Croatia.

The Sun

Rangers fans have written to the Scottish Football Association to demand they block Newcastle chairman Mike Ashley’s attempts to increase his stake at Ibrox.

Daily Record

Former Celtic manager Neil Lennon is reportedly set to take over at Bolton having turned down offers to manage in the Middle East.

The Sun


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