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Chong To Man Utd Alcantara To Man City Klopp To Liverpool Fc Mondays Back Pages

Chong to Man Utd? Alcantara to Man City? Klopp to Liverpool FC? Monday’s back pages

Thiago Alcantara (L) (credit: ARIS MESSINIS/AFP/Getty Images)
The top stories making Monday’s back pages in the UK…

The Sun: Brendan Rodgers says he is the victim of a conspiracy aimed at booting him out of Anfield.

Also: Louis van Gaal has put the swagger back into Manchester United after taking them to the top of the Premier League.

And: Bacary Sagna has accused Manchester City of being cocky after their third loss in four games.

Plus: Jose Mourinho says Chelsea will lose EVERY GAME this season if they repeat their flop first half at Newcastle.

Daily Mirror: Crisis club Sunderland are ready to go back for Patrick Vieira – if Dick Advocaat quits the Stadium of Light.

Also: James Milner has backed under-fire Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers to turn their season around.

And: Wayne Rooney admitted he did not know anything about Anthony Martial before his £36million deadline-day move to Manchester United.

Plus: Tim Krul revealed “strong words” were exchanged to get Newcastle back on track as they drew 2-2 with champions Chelsea.

Daily Star: Manchester City are weighing up a move for Bayern Munich midfielder Thiago Alcantara.

Also: Chelsea and Manchester United are scrapping for Dutch whizz kid Tahith Chong.

Daily Mail: Jurgen Klopp would demand the end of Liverpool’s transfer committee if he is to succeed Brendan Rodgers as Liverpool manager.

Also: Tottenham are chasing talented Brondby teenager Armend Aslani.

Daily Express: Gerard Deulofeu has told Roberto Martinez he is impatient to start games for Everton as he waits to see if his wish will be granted against West Brom tonight.

Metro: Manchester are in talks with Feyenoord forward Tahith Chong ahead of a potential transfer, according to reports.

Also: Phil Jones believes that there is nothing standing in Manchester United’s way to win the Premier League.

Daily Telegraph: For a few hours on the first day of September, it looked as though Jonathan Walters might not be there for Stoke City, to score important goals like the opener against Bournemouth on Saturday.

Also: Roberto Martinez, the Everton manager, says his side have shown they are capable of securing Champions League football if they can add consistency to their quality.

The Times: Roberto Martínez believes that Everton have already shown the kind of form that will be required to finish in the top four of the Barclays Premier League this season and has challenged his team to match that standard on a consistent basis to achieve their objective.

Also: Wilfried Zaha had already subjected Watford’s supporters to one nightmare but to add a sequel appears rather cruel.

And: Theo Walcott has backed himself to keep a grip on his position as Arsenal’s central striker despite the high-pressure battle developing between himself and Olivier Giroud.

The Independent: Yohan Cabaye has openly admitted that the abundance of chances created by Yannick Bolasie and Wilfried Zaha – still the Premier League’s great attacking wide pairing – were a significant factor in drawing him from the Parc des Princes to Selhurst Park.

Also: Barcelona coach Luis Enrique has told his players they will need to step up after seeing their talisman Lionel Messi ruled out for up to two months with a knee ligament injury suffered early in the 2-1 win over Las Palmas on Saturday.

And: Citing “awful individual performances” and a first-half display from Chelsea that he rated minus one out of 10, Jose Mourinho was both “relieved” and “disappointed” at Chelsea’s 2-2 draw at Newcastle United.

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Ian Horne
Ian goes back to the very early days of CrunchSports, having been tirelessly covering soccer for us for over 10 years.

Ian goes back to the very early days of CrunchSports, having been tirelessly covering soccer for us for over 10 years.

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