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Van Gaal under pressure? Mourinho embarrassed by Chelsea FC fans? Wanyama to Arsenal FC? Saturday’s back pages

Louis van Gaal (credit: JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images)

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

The Sun: Barcelona have warned the Premier League’s big spenders: We won’t need to sell Lionel Messi, Neymar or Luis Suarez.

Also: Dennis Bergkamp has ruled himself out of becoming Swansea’s new boss.

And: David Moyes always tried to manage expectations in the aftermath of Sir Alex Ferguson’s departure.

Plus: Arsene Wenger reckons Olivier Giroud is as good as Robert Lewandowski, Sergio Aguero and Karim Benzema.

Daily Mirror: Louis van Gaal has told Manchester United’s frustrated fans to get real — and stop living in the past.

Also: Olivier Giroud will revert from Champions League hero to Arsenal fall guy when Arsene Wenger decides to hit opponents on the break.

And: Yaya Toure has been awarded the BBC’s African Player of the Year award for the second time in three years.

Daily Star: Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo would like to work under Carlo Ancelotti again in the future.

Also: Louis van Gaal has apologised to Manchester United fans following their humiliating exit from the Champions League.

And: Arsene Wenger has warned hat-trick hero Olivier Giroud he will be axed for crunch games this season.

Daily Mail: Barcelona scouts were sent to the United States last week to watch Arsenal starlet Emile Smith-Rowe play for England’s Under 16s at the Nike International Tournament.

Also: Tottenham Hotspur are preparing to make an early offer in January for Marseille striker Michy Batshuayi in a bid to secure back-up for Harry Kane.

Daily Express: Jose Mourinho admits he has felt embarrassed this season by the show of support from Chelsea fans while the side have struggled to perform at Stamford Bridge.

And: Louis van Gaal has told Manchester United fans to get real and stop living in the past.

Metro: Southampton have reportedly identified Porto star Gianelli Imbula as their ideal replacement for Victor Wanyama, clearing Arsenal to make a move for the Kenyan international.

Daily Telegraph: Jürgen Klopp says he has no plans to buy in January as he wants to give the Liverpool squad longer to prove themselves.

Also: Fulham want to hand Garry Monk a return to management and are prepared to wait until the New Year for him to agree his Swansea City compensation package.

The Times: Tonight’s tinselly Euro 2016 draw in Paris is accompanied by a celebration of the French capital’s landmarks.

The Guardian: Everton have launched legal action against a farm shop over the use of their name despite the shop being based in a Nottinghamshire village which is also called Everton.

The Independent: Swansea City are keen to assess Ryan Giggs’s managerial intentions before making a final decision on the identity of Garry Monk’s successor at the Liberty Stadium, The Independent can reveal.

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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