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Ronaldo to Man Utd? Mourinho-Wenger handshake today? Willems to Liverpool FC? Saturday’s back pages

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

The Sun: Jose Mourinho will offer rival Arsene Wenger a peace handshake ahead of today’s crunch clash with Arsenal.

Also: Claudio Ranieri believes Riyad Mahrez is as fast as the jet-heeled Road Runner cartoon character.

And: Louis van Gaal believes Luke Shaw’s nightmare injury can galvanise Manchester United’s squad.

Plus: Brendan Rodgers is ready to unleash Daniel Sturridge for the first time in nearly six months.

Daily Mirror: Sir Alex Ferguson has revealed that he would’ve carried on as Manchester United manager if circumstances had allowed him to.

Also: Jose Mourinho will try to make peace Arsene Wenger by offering to shake hands ahead of Saturday’s Stamford Bridge showdown.

Daily Star: Everton are watching Empoli playmaker Riccardo Saponara and could make a move for him in January.

Also: Manchester United are locked in a battle with rivals Liverpool for PSV star Jetro Willems.

And: Liverpool could launch a winter swoop for Leeds star Sam Byram.

Daily Mail: Jose Mourinho is accused of calling former Chelsea team doctor Eva Carneiro a ‘daughter of a whore’ in the public complaint now being investigated by the Football Association.

Daily Express: Arsene Wenger will snub Jose Mourinho before Chelsea meet Arsenal today because he does not want a “special relationship” – but the Blues boss says he will bury the hatchet and “do the right thing”.

Also: Chelsea are considering meeting Valencia hotshot Jose Gaya’s £36.6m release clause, according to reports.

And: Cristiano Ronaldo is dreaming of a return to Manchester United, according to sources in Spain.

Plus: Brendan Rodgers believes the return of Daniel Sturridge will add a “new dimension” to Liverpool as he called for his players to take more risks in order to improve an impoverished scoring record.

Metro: Chelsea have stepped up their interest in Jose Gaya and are considering paying his £36.6million release clause, according to reports in Spain.

Also: Manchester United and Liverpool are chasing PSV Eindhoven defender Jetro Willems with a view to making a transfer move for the 21-year-old, according to reports.

Daily Telegraph: Kevin De Bruyne claims he suffered the silent treatment from Jose Mourinho by revealing he only had two conversations with the Chelsea manager prior to his January 2014 exit to Wolfsburg.

The Times: José Mourinho will seek out Arsène Wenger in the tunnel before today’s Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Arsenal in an attempt to avoid the handshake controversy that marred the club’s previous meeting in the Community Shield last month.

The Guardian: Brendan Rodgers believes Daniel Sturridge will elevate Liverpool’s game to “a new dimension” having seen evidence of an immediate rapport in training between the England striker and the £32.5m summer signing, Christian Benteke.

The Independent: Mesut Ozil will receive a ‘serious’ offer from Fenerbahce for his services, according to the player’s agent.

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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