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Mourinho Rant Revealed Jose To Man Utd Henry To Liverpool Fc Saturdays Back Pages

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

The Sun: Jose Mourinho has been branded “aggressive” and “disrespectful” by the FA.

Also: Louis van Gaal wants the Manchester United fans to boo him rather than the players.

And: Arsene Wenger demanded to know how Arsenal missed out on Harry Kane.

Daily Mirror: Leicester City are lining up a January move for promising Poland international midfielder Karol Linetty.

Also: Man City, Arsenal , Tottenham and Liverpool are on the trail of a player labelled “a young Ashley Cole ” – Walsall teenager Rico Henry.

And: German Jurgen Klopp has already improved his top-four chasing Liverpool team... because the players have bought into the charismatic boss’ ideas.

Plus: Gary Neville threw a big boozy bash for Salford City’s FA Cup heroes on Friday night.

Daily Star: Arsene Wenger has been wondering what might have been with Harry Kane ever since he sat down to read the papers earlier this year.

Also: Jose Mourinho claims he can never be himself again – thanks to the FA.

Daily Mail: Ryan Giggs made 963 appearances for Manchester United. Paul Scholes made 718 and Gary Neville 602. Danny Webber made just the three, but he was very much the toast of those Old Trafford luminaries on Friday night.

Also: Bayern Munich winger Franck Ribery is suing CNN for £1million in damages after the American broadcaster used a picture of the former France international to illustrate a story on cryotherapy, his lawyer said on Friday.

Daily Express: The FA have revealed the full extent of Jose Mourinho’s meltdown at West Ham two weeks ago after the Chelsea boss decided not to contest being banned from the Britannia Stadium for the Blues’ match with Stoke. Mourinho screamed at referee Jonathan Moss: “You f***ing referees are weak. Arsene Wenger was right about you – you are f***ing weak”. He twice refused to leave Moss’s changing room and had to be escorted away by a security manager after the referee sent the raging Mourinho to the stands.

Also: Louis van Gaal has told fans to vent their frustrations at him and stop undermining the confidence of his Manchester United stars.

Metro: Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho is minded to replace Louis van Gaal as Manchester United manager next summer, according to reports.

Daily Telegraph: Steve McClaren has tipped Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe eventually to take charge of the England team as he has the temperament, as well as the ability, to cope with the pressure and scrutiny that come with the job.

The Times: José Mourinho, the Chelsea manager, has claimed that he might not watch his side’s game against Stoke City this evening after he was banned from the stadium by the Football Association for a foul-mouthed rant at a referee.

Also: Sepp Blatter is suffering from stress-related symptoms, according to a spokesman, after the suspended Fifa president was assessed by doctors yesterday after a “medical incident”.

And: Arsène Wenger last night revealed that he became angry with Arsenal’s academy staff last season after discovering that Harry Kane was on the club’s books as a youngster.

The Guardian: When Eddie Howe was named manager of the year by the League Managers’ Association in May, his agent told him to take the trophy to the toilets with him that evening, reasoning it was likely to be the only time that the man who had just won promotion to the Premier League with Bournemouth would stop to look at his prestigious award and contemplate what he had achieved.

The Independent: Arsène Wenger revealed yesterday that he was “a bit angry” when he learnt that Arsenal had released a young Harry Kane from their academy.

Also: Cristiano Ronaldo has revealed that Roy Keane was “always screaming” at him to “pass the ball” during his time at Manchester United, but the Portuguese ace says that it helped him become the player he is today.

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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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