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Mourinho faces Chelsea FC sack? Tello to Liverpool FC? Ronaldo to leave Real Madrid CF? Tuesday’s back pages

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

The Sun: Louis van Gaal’s players are like robots, play disgusting football — and he is not the right man to manage Manchester United. That is the devastating verdict of Andrei Kanchelskis — who became the latest Old Trafford legend to slam LVG after Paul Scholes’ outburst last week.

Also: Jose Mourinho has been hit with another double whammy — a stadium ban and a lawsuit.

And: Remi Garde made a mad dash through fog — to get a crystal clear picture of the massive job he has just taken on at Aston Villa.

Daily Mirror: Emmanuel Adebayor could have a route back into football with Watford in January.

Also: Wilfried Bony knows he needs goals to silence his critics among Manchester City’s fans.

Daily Star: Chelsea’s fans are keeping Jose Mourinho in his job – for now.

Also: Louis van Gaal says he may be forced to give Wayne Rooney a break.

Daily Mail: Manchester United are monitoring Leicester City’s in-form winger Riyad Mahrez.

Also: Jose Mourinho has been banned by the FA from the match expected to determine if he survives as Chelsea manager.

Daily Express: Kevin Mirallas is growing increasingly concerned his lack of minutes for Everton could hinder his hopes of going to Euro 2016 with Belgium.

Also: Paul Pogba has NOT agreed to join Barcelona, according to his agent Mino Raiola.

Metro: Liverpool have placed Barcelona forward Cristian Tello on their list of transfer targets as it looks like he wants out of the Nou Camp on a permanent basis.

Also: Arsenal are looking to finally sign Genoa’s Diego Perotti in the January transfer window, according to reports.

The Times: José Mourinho’s terrible season took another turn for the worse yesterday when he was given a one-match stadium ban and a £40,000 fine by the FA for abusing Jon Moss, the referee, during the half-time interval of Chelsea’s 2-1 defeat away to West Ham United ten days ago.

Also: Mourinho will be permitted to work for another English club if he is sacked by Chelsea under the terms of his contract at Stamford Bridge.

Also: Randy Lerner levelled a thinly veiled dig at Tim Sherwood last night after the Aston Villa owner appointed Rémi Garde as manager on a three-and-a-half-year contract thought to be worth £2 million a season.

The Guardian: Cristiano Ronaldo has not ruled out leaving Real Madrid, saying his future is still undecided. The 30-year-old has been regularly linked with moves away from the Spanish side, with his former club Manchester United often touted as a possible destination as is Major League Soccer.

Kirk is a lifelong follower of all motorsports, particularly Formula 1, Nascar and WRC. When not found at the side of the circuit, eyes stinging from the burnt rubber, he also covers tennis, eSports and other categories for us.

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