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Man Utd next manager? Wanyama to Chelsea FC? Konate to Arsenal FC? Sunday’s back pages

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

The Sun: Louis van Gaal is considering a £15million move for West Ham’s Aaron Cresswell.

Also: Furious Arsene Wenger last night branded Diego Costa the biggest conman in football.

And: Louis van Gaal wants to hand over a world-beating team to Ryan Giggs in 2017. The Manchester United manager insists he is on a three-year plan to take the club back to the top — and will not extend his stay.Sunday Mirror: Louis van Gaal has confirmed that he WILL walk away from Manchester United in 2017.

Also: Sadio Mane could land an improved deal at Southampton later this year – and Ronald Koeman insists they NEVER discussed a potential transfer to Manchester United.

And: Southampton are leading the chase for the new wonder boy of Swedish football. Rafael York is only 16, but is already a regular for Sandviken in Sweden’s Second Division.The People: Liverpool’s failed experiment with Mario Balotelli could end up costing the club a staggering £30million.

Also: Chelsea and Arsenal are leading the chase for Senegal international striker Moussa Konate.Daily Star Sunday: Chelsea are ready to hijack Spurs’ move for Southampton’s Victor Wanyama.

Also: Arsenal are keeping a check on Marseille’s Belgium striker Michy Batshuayi as a potential January buy.

And: Sam Allardyce has admitted he does not know whether he will return to management.Mail on Sunday: John Terry has been reassured by Jose Mourinho that he is still top of the Chelsea pecking order, despite being dropped for 20-year-old Kurt Zouma against Arsenal.Sunday Express: Paris St Germain are ready to offer Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho an escape route from Stamford Bridge at the end of the season.

Also: Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger dubbed Chelsea hit man Diego Costa the unacceptable face of football and called upon the FA to ban the Spanish international.Metro: The transfer window may have only just closed but Manchester United are still keeping half an eye on the next opportunity to add some recruits.Sunday Telegraph: Louis van Gaal wants to follow Sir Alex Ferguson’s example by leaving a legacy of young talent at Manchester United, yet still plans to leave Old Trafford in little more than 18 months’ time.Sunday Times: An angry Manuel Pellegrini condemned Manchester City’s defending as West Ham United brought the Barclays Premier League leaders’ winning start to an unceremonious end at the Etihad Stadium.

Also: Arsene Wenger and José Mourinho have clashed once again, this time over Diego Costa’s role in Chelsea’s 2-0 victory over Arsenal at Stamford Bridge.

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Ian Horne
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