Paper Talk 11th October - Football Hub

Paper Talk 11th October

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Arsenal will look to meet Schalke winger Julian Draxler’s £37 million release clause in January. The Gunners want to sign the 21-year-old after growing frustrated with his Germany international team-mate Mesut Ozil, 25.

Daily Express

Manchester City are weighing up a move for Juventus and France midfielder Paul Pogba, 21, next summer with Everton’s Ross Barkley another option.

The Times

Netherlands playmaker Wesley Sneijder could leave Galatasaray and move to the Premier League as the Turkish club have failed to pay his wages. The 30-year-old could join Manchester United and link up with former national coach Louis van Gaal.

The Sun

Former Arsenal striker Thierry Henry, 37, could return to his native France, with Paris St-Germain and Monaco interested in signing him in January after his contract with Major League Soccer side New York Red Bulls expires.

Daily Mail

Italian side Roma want to buy Manchester City and England midfielder James Milner, 28, for £10 million.

Daily Star

Tottenham are prepared to pay £15 million to buy West Brom’s England Under-21 striker Saido Berahino, 21.

The Sun

Chelsea reject Fulham’s bid to bring 42-year-old Australian goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer back to Craven Cottage on a season-long loan.

Daily Express

Championship teams Derby, Huddersfield, Brighton and Charlton are all monitoring Dutch central defender Nick Kuipers, 22, who plays for second-tier side MVV Maastricht.

Sky Sports

Leeds United owner Massimo Cellino could face a misconduct charge from the Football League that could threaten his future at Elland Road.

Daily Mail

England right-back Glen Johnson, 30, says he is ready to fight to win back his starting place at Liverpool. Johnson had been recently linked with a move to Italian side Juventus.


Former Manchester United goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel believes Louis van Gaal can guide the club to multiple trophies during his time at Old Trafford.

Daily Star

QPR manager Harry Redknapp says Premier League clubs are “losing faith in British managers”. Redknapp believes Hull boss Steve Bruce should have been interviewed in the summer for the vacant Manchester United manager’s job.


Former Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini warns Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers he needs to “sort out Mario Balotelli’s brain” if he is to get the 24-year-old striker playing well.

The Sun

England midfielder Tom Cleverley, 25, says he is motivated to prove his critics wrong during his spell at Aston Villa on loan from Manchester United.

Birmingham Mail

Liverpool striker Fabio Borini, 23, tells manager Brendan Rodgers he should partner fellow Italian Mario Balotelli, 24, up front for the Reds.


England forward Danny Welbeck says the national side can remain unbeaten throughout their Euro 2016 qualification campaign.


Former Tottenham defender Ledley King believes Mauricio Pochettino is the right man to take Spurs back into the Champions League – but admits they might not make the top four this season.


Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain says the mix of Arsenal and Liverpool players in the current England squad is helping the team gel together.


Dougie Freedman is wanted by League One Leyton Orient just a week after he was sacked as manager of Championship side Bolton Wanderers.

The Sun


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