Paper Talk: United watch Mangala

Manchester United are tracking Porto defender Eliaquim Mangala and Chelsea, Liverpool and United are all in the hunt for Xabi Alonso.

Last Updated: 13/12/13 at 11:50 Post Comment

Eliaquim Mangala: Man Utd target

Eliaquim Mangala: Man Utd target

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THE SUN

Gus Poyet says Sunderland must stay cool in their relegation fight - or one of his players could end up dead.

Roberto Soldado fired a three-goal salvo at his critics last night as Tottenham obliterated Russians Anzhi.

Manchester United manager David Moyes watched Porto defender Eliaquim Mangala at Atletico Madrid on Wednesday night.

Swansea City could move for Aston Villa keeper Shay Given to provide cover for Michel Vorm.

Millwall want to sign on-loan Leicester striker Martyn Waghorn in a permanent £500,000 deal.

DAILY MIRROR

Joe Hart is poised to end his six-game Premier League exile with a recall for Manchester City tomorrow.

Manchester United are in no rush to open contract talks with Wayne Rooney - despite Chelsea's renewed interest in him.

Alan Pardew has warned it will take big money to snatch Papiss Cisse from Newcastle.

Crystal Palace manager Tony Pulis says the Eagles can't afford to buy Jordan Rhodes.

David Moyes has been told to forget about signing Southampton wonderkid Luke Shaw.

And Moyes has put Porto's formidable Frenchman Eliaquim Mangala on his Christmas wish-list.

Chelsea midfielder Kevin De Bruyne plans sit-down talks over his Stamford Bridge future with manager Jose Mourinho before Christmas.

Southampton may turn to Queens Park Rangers' Brazil international Julio Cesar in answer to their goalkeeping crisis.

DAILY MAIL

Arsenal midfielder Mikel Arteta claims Manchester City have been handed an unfair advantage for tomorrow's clash at the Etihad Stadium.

Ashley Cole has used an advert to launch an astonishing defence of his ability, insisting: "I'm not done."

Bayer Leverkusen have pipped Chelsea to the signing of Wolfsburg's highly-rated Germany under-19 star Julian Brandt.

Edin Dzeko's international team-mate Miralem Pjanic has told the out-of-favour Manchester City striker to join him at Roma.

THE GUARDIAN

Mikel Arteta has expressed frustration and disbelief that Arsenal must visit Manchester City for tomorrow's showpiece Premier League fixture a little over 48 hours after getting home from their Champions League tie at Napoli on Wednesday night.

DAILY TELEGRAPH

Southampton are braced for Chelsea to make an approach for Luke Shaw in the January transfer window.

DAILY EXPRESS

Chelsea have enquired about the availability of Monaco's Radamel Falcao, as rumours circulate that the Colombian doesn't get along with boss Claudio Ranieri.

Sam Allardyce admitted Andy Carroll is "weeks and weeks and weeks and weeks and weeks" behind schedule - and now accepts he must fight for his job at West Ham over Christmas without his star man.

Joe Hart is in line for a Premier League recall for Manchester City's top-of-the-table clash against Arsenal tomorrow.

THE TIMES

Tony Fernandes has revealed Queens Park Rangers' plans for a new 40,000-capacity stadium at the heart of the most ambitious development attempted by an English football club.

A hat-trick from Roberto Soldado and a strike from Lewis Holtby secured an uncomplicated Europa League win for Tottenham in preparation for the match at home to Liverpool on Sunday.

Chelsea are ready with a £20million January bid for Southampton's Luke Shaw.

THE INDEPENDENT

Rafa Benitez says Manchester City should not have made the avoidable mathematical error which turned midweek victory at Bayern Munich into a controversy, though it was down to manager Manuel Pellegrini's staff to inform him of the permutations.

DAILY STAR

Mikel Arteta has slammed fixture schedulers for making Arsenal travel to Manchester City just 56 hours after returning to England.

Roberto Soldado sent a message to boss Andre Villas-Boas as Tottenham made it a perfect six in the Europa League.

Manchester United, Chelsea and Liverpool are all in the hunt for Real Madrid's former Kop star Xabi Alonso, who is out of contract in the summer.

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