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Ronaldo and Guardiola to Man Utd? Vardy to Chelsea FC? Butland to Liverpool FC? Sunday’s back pages

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

The Sun: John Stones is taking Spanish lessons to give Everton — and Chelsea — something to worry about.

Also: Jurgen Klopp is eyeing a £20million swoop for Stoke’s Jack Butland.

Sunday Mirror: Cristiano Ronaldo is ready to make a sensational return to Manchester United.

Also: Arsenal are set to enter the race to sign for John Stones.

And: Jurgen Klopp has ­revealed there is no pact with Borussia Dortmund to stop him returning to buy his former players.

Daily Star Sunday: Spurs re ready to offer England winger Andros Townsend plus cash in a £25million package for West Brom striker Saido Berahino.

Also: Jurgen Klopp has not ruled out a daring raid on his old club Borussia Dortmund to beef up his Liverpool squad.

Mail on Sunday: Pep Guardiola refused to answer questions about his future as he faced the media for the first time since stories linking him to Manchester City intensified.

Sunday Express: Per Mertesacker has fallen in love with Britain’s quirky sporting traditions – and is firmly against any idea of the Premier League introducing a winter’s break.

Metro: Cristiano Ronaldo is ready to re-sign for Manchester United – despite PSG preparing a mega offer, according to reports.

Sunday Telegraph: Pep Guardiola is understood to see Manchester United as his preferred option when he makes his next move, potentially next summer, which would give the club a decision to make as to whether they part company with Louis van Gaal.

Also: Mark Warburton is the latest target for Fulham after the English Championship club respond to their latest recruitment setback, Telegraph Sport understands.

The Times: Jose Mourinho has again questioned Eden Hazard’s workrate and says it could prevent the Belgian playing a more central role at the club.

The Independent on Sunday: Leicester will be willing to let in-form striker Jamie Vardy leave in the January transfer window, should Chelsea or Manchester City cough up over £30m for the 28-year-old.

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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