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The top stories making Friday’s back pages in the UK…
The Sun: Real Madrid want to take Jose Mourinho back to the Bernabeu next summer.
Also: Ryan Giggs is set to be offered a way out of Manchester United by Swansea.
Daily Mirror: Arsene Wenger has made Southampton midfielder Victor Wanyama his No1 target in January.
Also: A young ex-Rangers footballer has been shot dead in Honduras. Arnold Peralta, 26, was gunned down in a shopping centre car park in his hometown of La Ceiba, police said.
Daily Star: Manchester United are willing to break the bank to land John Stones in a £50m deal.
Also: Diego Costa has dropped a big hint he is ready to quit Chelsea and return to Atletico Madrid.
Daily Mail: Wayne Rooney is being offered an eye-watering £75million deal to be reunited with Sven Goran Eriksson in China.
Also: Remi Garde has confirmed an interest in signing Ashley Cole as Aston Villa prepare to enter the January market in a bid to ‘improve the chances’ of the club staying up.
Daily Express: Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp was grateful to leave Sion unscathed after a difficult night in Switzerland.
Metro: Arsenal will sign Dynamo Moscow striker Aleksandr Kokorin, according to reports in Russia.
Also: Manchester United are working on separate deals for Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar and Gareth Bale, according to reports.
Daily Telegraph: Tottenham stormed into the last 32 of the Europa League as group winners, and if was not a flawless performance, it was at least tremendously fun.
The Times: Manchester United are working on separate deals for Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar and Gareth Bale, but fear that the demands of the Barclays Premier League represent a significant obstacle to recruiting one of the game’s global superstars.
Also: Ryan Giggs has emerged as a leading target for Swansea City to succeed Garry Monk as manager.
The Guardian: Gus Poyet is a genuine contender for the Swansea City job, although Huw Jenkins, the chairman at the Liberty Stadium, is prepared to broaden his search for Garry Monk’s successor in the wake of unexpected interest in a post that has attracted a number of high-calibre applicants.
Also: This will probably be one of the more feeble challenges Tottenham face this season but, for Mauricio Pochettino’s young side, the future continues to shine brightly.