Thursday Paper Talk: Rooney at war with Moyes and Liverpool reject bid for Skrtel

Gareth Barry could be on his way to Everton from Manchester City on a one-year loan deal

QPR begin talks on a new stadium


Wenger hits back at critics over transfer activity

The Telegraph

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is unconcerned by the spending of North London rivals Tottenham Hotspur and says his squad will be well balanced by the time the transfer window closes.


Mourinho wants to ‘destroy’ teams
The Irish Times

The Chelsea manager says he wants his team to play with a higher intensity and ‘destroy’ teams as he sets to make his mark during his second spell at the club.


Everton could offer Barry a way out of City
The Independent

Roberto Martinez and Everton could offer Manchester City midfielder Gareth Barry a way out of the club but the players high wages of £100,000 a week could hinder a possible loan deal.


Willian’s arrival could mean exit door open for Bale
The Times

Anzhi Makhachkala and Brazilian winger William has agreed to join Spurs which indicates that a deal is in place for the club to sell Welshman Bale to Real Madrid.


QPR commence talks over new stadium
 London Evening Standard

The London club have announced they are currently in talks over developing a new 40,000 all-seater stadium as part of a huge redevelopment scheme at Old Oak Common.


Swansea Chairman adamant duo aren’t for sale
Daily Mail

Huw Jenkins has warned Arsenal that  key players Ashley Williams and Michu are not for sale.  It is rumoured that Arsene Wenger could make a bid of £35million for the duo.


Liverpool reject £10million bid from Napoli

The Mirror

Former Liverpool manager Rafa Benitez has made a move for Liverpool centre-back Martin Skrtel, however with Sebastian Coates lost to injury for six months, Brendan Rodgers might be reluctant to sell the player.


Wayne Rooney at war with Moyes

The Star

Rooney, The Star reports, has made a veiled attack n David Moyes by saying on Facebook “Can’t wait to join up with the England squad. Big thanks to Roy Hodgson for selecting me and showing his faith and support”.


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