Paper Talk 9th October - Football Hub

Paper Talk 9th October

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Arsenal are working on a £55 million deal to bring Paris St-Germain striker Edinson Cavani, 27, to the Emirates.

Metro

But the Gunners are likely to miss out on another target, with 27-year-old full-back Ignazio Abate set to commit his future to AC Milan.

Talksport

Former Tottenham striker Jermain Defoe, 32, could return to English football in January, according to the boss of the Toronto MLS franchise.

Daily Mirror

Liverpool have no plans to loan out Fabio Borini, 23, despite interest in the striker from Inter Milan, Sunderland and QPR in the summer.

Daily Star

Tottenham defender Younes Kaboul, 28, has denied reports linking him with a move to either Lazio or Fiorentina in Italy’s Serie A.

Talksport

Former Newcastle midfielder Yohan Cabaye, 28, says he is unhappy with his bit-part role at Paris St-Germain and misses England.

London Evening Standard

Harry Redknapp says he nearly signed former Arsenal midfielder Patrick Vieira and current Barcelona striker Luis Suarez for Tottenham when he was in charge of Spurs.

Daily Mail

Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney, 28, has denied suggestions his red card against West Ham shows his temperament is going backwards.

Daily Star

Meanwhile, the England captain has vowed to become the country’s all-time greatest goalscorer by beating Sir Bobby Charlton’s record of 49 goals.

The Sun

San Marino manager Pierangelo Manzaroli says Thursday’s match against England will be an exercise in “damage limitation”.

London Evening Standard

Midfielder Aaron Ramsey believes Wales have one of their best chances of qualifying for a major tournament with a squad led by Gareth Bale.

Independent

Liverpool’s summer signing Lazar Markovic, 20, has asked fans to give him more time after struggling to impress since joining from Benfica.

Daily Express

Barcelona striker Suarez, 27, could make his international return in Uruguay’s friendly with Saudi Arabia on Friday, having not played for his national team since his World Cup bite on Italy’s Giorgio Chiellini.

Daily Mirror

Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert has travelled to New York to discuss matters such as the January transfer window with the club’s chairman Randy Lerner.

Birmingham Mail

Sir Alex Ferguson backs Louis van Gaal’s determination to “clear the decks” at Manchester United after speaking publicly about the Dutchman’s appointment for the first time.

Daily Telegraph

Chelsea, Manchester United, Manchester City, and Arsenal are among the Premier League clubs believed to be strongly against the idea of playing an extra game in the season abroad.

Daily Star

Liverpool midfielder Jordan Henderson, 24, is ready to commit his future to the club and wants to stay at Anfield for “many years”.

Daily Mirror


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