The top stories making Monday's back pages in the UK...
The Sun: Newcastle want Andy Carroll back at St James' Park - for just £12million.
Daily Mirror: Andy Carroll is set for an amazing return to Newcastle for a cut-price £17million.
Also: Dimitar Berbatov has accused Sir Alex Ferguson of sabotaging his career by pricing him out of a move away from Manchester United.
And: Manchester City are set to beat Premier League rivals Arsenal and Tottenham to the signing of Caen's 17-year-old French forward M'Baye Niang.
Plus: Chelsea midfielder Florent Malouda's wage demands are preventing a possible move to Brazilian side Santos...Manchester United midfielder Anderson wants to use next season to prove his doubters wrong.
Daily Star: Police are probing complaints against Rio Ferdinand over his Ashley Cole race slur.
Also: A £15m West Ham bid for Andy Carroll last night sparked off a tug-of-war with former club Newcastle.
And: Dimitar Berbatov last night hit out at Manchester United and begged them to let him leave Old Trafford.
Daily Mail: Newcastle have stepped up their bid to land Andy Carroll after having a bid to take the Liverpool striker back to Tyneside on a season-long loan rejected.
Also: Real Madrid are close to a £30m deal for Tottenham midfielder Luka Modric.
Daily Express: Roberto Mancini insists he wants to keep Carlos Tevez and Edin Dzeko at the club despite Manchester City's interest in Robin van Persie.
Metro: The Premier League race row shows no signs of abating after Rio Ferdinand defended a tweet in which he appeared to endorse the use of the term ‘choc ice’ in reference to Ashley Cole.
Also: Chelsea could miss out on Inter Milan full-back Maicon as Real Madrid appear to be on the verge of bringing him to Spain.
And: Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez could be set for a move to AC Milan as the Premier League champions step up their attempts to sign Arsenal captain Robin van Persie.
Daily Telegraph: Newcastle have made an audacious bid to re-sign former striker Andy Carroll on a season-long loan from Liverpool, and although the Merseyside club have rejected the approach, a permanent move could still be agreed before the end of the transfer window.
Also: The Football Association will launch an internal investigation today to decide whether Rio Ferdinand will face disciplinary action for reigniting the controversy created by John Terry's court case on Twitter.
The Times: Rio Ferdinand's claim that his endorsement of a tweet describing Ashley Cole as a 'choc ice' did not carry any racial connotations is unlikely to prevent his behaviour from coming under scrutiny from the Football Association.
The Guardian: Andy Carroll's unhappy 18 months at Liverpool may come to an end with a bid by his former club, Newcastle United, to re-sign the England striker on loan.
The Independent: Liverpool last night flatly rejected what they considered to be a poor value bid from Newcastle United to take back Andy Carroll on a season-long loan.
Also: Gary Neville has said the notion that England must always beat nations such as Italy is "arrogant" and "disrespectful" to such opposition and that a major dose of realism is required to dispel the expectation that the national team have to go close to winning every tournament they play in.