Tuesday Paper Talk: Gustavo, Agger latest, Hodgson urges Rooney to resolve Utd stand off

Angel Di Maria has no interest in swapping Madrid for a life in London with Tottenham Hotspur, Irish international striker is arrested for assault on Elvis impersonator.

pants-chelseaWest Brom set to secure signature of Czech Republic international

Daily Star

Matej Vydra looks to be on his way to West Bromwich Albion despite interest from a host of other Premier League clubs. The Udinese player had a successful loan spell at Watford last season.

pants_tnBale to miss out on Republic of Ireland clash for Wales

The Irish Times

Gareth Bale won’t feature in Wednesday evenings international friendly with Giovanni Trapattoni’s Irish side as he continues to make a recovery from a foot injury that has kept him out of action for Tottenham Hostspur for the last month.

pants-chelseaBrazilian midfielder declares his interest in a move to Arsenal

Daily Mirror

Bayern Munich’s Luiz Gustavo has spoken how he would like to play for Arsene Wenger’s side as speculation mounts on a possible move for the player to North London.

pants_tnIrish international arrested for assault on Elvis impersonator

The Guardian

Republic of Ireland and Glasgow Celtic striker Anthony Stokes has been arrested in Dublin in relation to an assault on an Elvis impersonator following an incident in a Dublin nightclub in June.

pants-chelseaHodgson urges Rooney to resolve stand-off with Manchester United

The Telegraph

England manager Roy Hodgson has said Wayne Rooney should try and resolve the ongoing standoff between the England international and his club. However he believes it won’t impact the forward’s approach to England’s international with Scotland on Wednesday.

pants_tnAgger’s agent says Barcelona have made a bid for the Liverpool defender

The Times

Per Steffensen, the agent of Denmark and Liverpool centre-half Daniel Agger, has confirmed that a bid for the newly appointed Liverpool vice-captain has been made by the Spanish giants. The £15million bid was rejected by the Premier League side.

pants-chelseaArgentinian winger not interested in Spurs switch

London Evening Standard

Real Madrid’s Angel di Maria has rejected talk of a move to North London in part exchange for Gareth Bale. The player insists he is happy to remain at the Bernabeu.

Brian is a sports journalist with over 5 years experience of writing on all things soccer. Resides in Dublin, Ireland.