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Cavani to Man Utd? Van Gaal to quit? Man City wanted Terry? Saturday’s back pages

Crunch Sports Staff
in Soccer 5 Dec 2020

Louis van Gaal (credit: OLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images)

The top stories making Saturday’s back pages in the UK…

The Sun: Jordan Henderson is ready to dance his way into the title race — after beating an injury that baffled experts.

Also: Louis van Gaal will quit Manchester United if his relationship with the players breaks down. Many are unhappy with repetitive training sessions and his style of play.

And: Thibaut Courtois has handed Chelsea a massive boost by returning early from a serious knee injury.

Daily Mirror: Reading are weighing up a move for Arsenal legend Dennis Bergkamp after sacking Steve Clarke.

Also: Louis van Gaal is ready to rest Wayne Rooney for Manchester United’s biggest game of the season.

And: Roberto Firmino has recalled how he felt when he discovered Jurgen Klopp was to take charge of Liverpool.

Plus: Tony Pulis wishes Spurs target Saido Berahino could be more like John Stones by producing top form despite a failed big-money summer move.

Daily Star: Jamie Vardy will be offered a new £16m deal to stay at Leicester.

Also: Arsene Wenger fears a player could be killed unless TV camera bunkers are banned.

And: Wayne Rooney has dealt Manchester United’s Champions League hopes a devastating blow after being ruled out of next week’s crunch showdown in Wolfsburg.

Daily Mail: Arsene Wenger claims Norwich defender Ryan Bennett could have ‘killed’ Alexis Sanchez during last weekend’s 1-1 draw.

Also: John Terry has revealed how close he was to leaving Chelsea for Manchester City six years ago.

Daily Express: Louis van Gaal has revealed he will walk away from Manchester United if he lost “the chemistry” with his players.

Also: Two prominent members of Newcastle’s barnstorming 90s side insist under-fire Toon manager Steve McClaren needs a new captain as a matter of urgency if his side is to avoid disaster and relegation.

Metro: Manchester United have reportedly been told they can sign Paris Saint-Germain forward Edinson Cavani for a cut-price fee of just £32million after the French giants began their search for a replacement.

Daily Telegraph: Louis van Gaal insists that he will leave his position as Manchester United manager at the first sign of turmoil within the Old Trafford dressing room, a startling admission but one that the Dutchman insists is no hollow threat.

Also: Jordan Henderson is resigned to playing in pain for most of his career having been diagnosed with an incurable foot injury.

The Times: Louis van Gaal insisted that he would walk away from Manchester United if he lost the dressing room as the manager faced up to being without Wayne Rooney for the club’s biggest game of the season.

The Guardian: Laurent Blanc has admitted Zlatan Ibrahimovic could leave Paris Saint-Germain at the end of the season as speculation grows over the striker’s failure to sign a new contract.

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Ian Horne
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