Friday Paper Talk: Rooney, Suárez latest, Fabregas staying at Barcelona
Wayne Rooney trains with the reserves, while a former Chelsea striker looks to break into management.
Spurs make progress in pursuit of French midfielder while Rickie Lambert has a day to remember.
The Star report that Wayne Rooney, at his own request, is training with the Manchester United reserves. This does though seem to be more to do with the type of training required, all though speculation inevitably links it to a rift.
The Irish Times
Despite the furor surrounding this weeks interview as Luis Suarez tries to force an exit from Anfield, Liverpool’s manager is insistent that the Uruguayan striker is not for sale.
Southampton’s striker has been called up to Roy Hodgson’s England squad on the same day his daughter was born. Understandably, he says the day has been a blur.
Cesc Fabregas has ruled out leaving the Spanish Champions for a switch to the Premier League. The Spanish midfielder has spoken of being “very, very happy” at Camp Nou.
Tottenham have agreed an £8.6million fee with Toulouse to sign French midfielder Étienne Capoue. Spurs are also in talks to sign Fabio Coentrao for £14million. A deal unrelated to Gareth Bale.
Manchester United boss David Moyes is set to make a £35million bid for Marouane Fellaini and Leighton Baines. Despite expecting formidable opposition from Goodison Park, Moyes is hopeful of securing the deal.
London Evening Standard
Andriy Shevchenko has revealed he is studying for his coaching badges. Despite initially showing an interest in entering politics, he is now considering making the move into football management.