Paper Talk: QPR eyeing Anelka swoop

QPR want veteran striker Nicolas Anelka, while Liverpool, Arsenal and Tottenham are all chasing Shakhtar Donetsk hitman Luiz Adriano.

Last Updated: 15/11/12 at 09:45 Post Comment

Nicolas Anelka: Currently playing in China

Nicolas Anelka: Currently playing in China

DAILY MIRROR

Swedish star Zlatan Ibrahimovic has urged Liverpool's Steven Gerrard to move to a big club before it's too late.

Chelsea are determined to stand by John Obi Mikel, despite the police dropping their investigation into the alleged racial abuse of the Blues midfielder by referee Mark Clattenburg.

West Ham boss Sam Allardyce is lining up a January swoop for Derby County's 24-year-old right-back John Brayford.

Wolves will aim to bring back Arsenal midfielder Emmanuel Frimpong on loan this week, with Ipswich also interested.

THE SUN

Steven Gerrard will win his 100th England cap tonight and admits the national side have not delivered since winning the World Cup back in 1966.

QPR want striker Nicolas Anelka, 33, - currently unsettled at Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua - to fire them away from the Premier League relegation zone.

Meanwhile, Rs midfielder Joey Barton wants to make his loan move to French side Marseille a permanent deal.

Manchester City are planning to boost the Etihad Stadium's capacity from 48,000 to 60,000.

DAILY STAR

Chelsea chairman Bruce Buck has hit back at claims the club are hypocrites over the Mark Clattenburg affair.

DAILY MAIL

Liverpool, Arsenal and Spurs are considering a January move for Shakhtar Donetsk's Brazilian striker Luiz Adriano.

AC Milan have intensified their efforts to beat Chelsea and Manchester City to sign Pep Guardiola as their next manager.

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is considering ditching his favoured 'back four' formation to tighten up the team's defence.

DAILY EXPRESS

Roy Hodgson has made it plain that he will not beg players with dual football nationality to pledge their allegiance to England - but has said Wilfried Zaha and Raheem Sterling have told him they see their futures with the Three Lions.

THE GUARDIAN

The Premier League TV rights deal is set to top £5bn for the first time.

THE TIMES

West Brom's Sweden defender Jonas Olsson has warned England that only Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are currently better in world football than his international team-mate Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

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