Monday Paper Talk: Moyes full of praise for Rooney

Hodgson hits back at Pearce

Phil Bardsley mocks his teams defeat to Fulham

AC Milan join Liverpool in race for PSG Defender

Daily Star

PSG defender Mamadou Sakho has handed in a transfer request after not receiving a guarantee of first team football by Laurent Blanc.  Liverpool, and now Milan, have shown interest in the £8million valued French international.

Wenger tries to lift players spirits

The Irish Times

In the aftermath of the disappointing opening day loss to Aston Villa, the Arsenal manager has said his team cannot allow themselves to feel sorry for themselves as they need to bounce back in their crucial Champion’s League match against Fenerbahce on Tuesday night.

Carlo Ancelotti hints at swoop for Gareth Bale

Daily Mirror

The Real Madrid boss has hinted that the club may get their Welshman, while Luka Modric would prefer a move to Manchester United rather than a move to White Hart Lane as part of a deal for Bale.

Moyes full of praise for Wayne Rooney

The Guardian

In the aftermath of Manchester United’s impressive opening day win over Swansea City, which saw Rooney as a second half substitute, influential, David Moyes has heralded the performance of the England international.

England manager hits back at Pearce rant

The Telegraph

Roy Hodgson has hit back at sacked England Under-21 coach Stuart Pearce’s recent rant, saying that it was time to “hear another side of the story.”

Norwich and Stoke on a slippery slope

The Times

Bookmakers are struggling to split the credentials of possible winners of this season’s Premier League, but Norwich City and Stoke City are strongly reckoned to be contenders for relegation.

Bardsley mocks his manager after opening day defeat

The Daily Mail

Sunderland defender Phil Bardsley is sure to face the wrath of his manager Paulo Di Canio after mocking his side’s defeat to Fulham, responding to an online message from a fan, saying  “Great opening day. Hahahhahaha hahahhaha!!!”

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