Monday Paper Talk: Downing, Suárez latest, Van Persie believes United are title favourites
Harry Redknapp looks to bring Colombian striker Duvan Zapata to Loftus Road
United and Arsenal are both interested in securing the signature of an 18-year-old Ducth starlet.
Steve Clarke believes his side can sign Manchester City winger Scott Sinclair before West Brom’s opening Premier League game this Saturday against Southampton
The Irish Times
In the aftermath of Manchester United’s Community Shield victory over Wigan Athletic, Manchester United’s Dutch striker has spoken of how he feels his side are the main contenders for this season’s league title.
Manchester United and Arsenal are set to fight it out in their respective pursuits of Dutch sensation Jeroen Lumu. The much sought over 18-year-old is currently plying his trade with Dutch side Willem II.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says Uruguayan international Luis Suarez will need to apologise to both his team-mate’s and the club itself if he wishes to regain his place in the Liverpool side.
If Roy Hodgson fails to get his England side to next year’s World Cup, the reality is that his tenure as his country’s manager could well come to an end.
Stewart Downing’s stint at Liverpool looks set to be coming to an end as a possible move to London and West Ham looms in a deal that would cost Sam Allardyce’s side a fee in the region of £6million.
London Evening Standard
Estudiantes striker Duvan Zapata, who was linked previously with West Ham, could be on his way to Harry Redknapp’s QPR side. Redknapp is eager to add another striker after Loic Remy’s switch to Newcastle on a season-long loan.