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Chelsea are set to continue their pursuit of Wayne Rooney, while Stephan El Shaarawy and Robert Lewandowski are nearing Premier League moves.

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Wayne Rooney: Will be the subject of Chelsea's affections once more

Wayne Rooney: Will be the subject of Chelsea's affections once more

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THE SUN

Stoke boss Mark Hughes was left fuming by Javier Hernandez's dramatic winner for Manchester United.

Meanwhile, United manager David Moyes may be willing to let £15m summer signing Wilfried Zaha go out on loan in January.

Liverpool's Luis Suarez fired the Premier League's first hat-trick of the season as West Brom lost 4-1.

Tony Pulis wants £2m a year to become the new manager of Crystal Palace.

Owen Hargreaves wants face-to-face talks with Sir Alex Ferguson over allegations in his book that he was one of the former United manager's worst signings.

SUNDAY MIRROR

Gus Poyet hopes to return as Newcastle's hoodoo man today in the Wear-Tyne derby.

Javier Hernandez was Manchester United's supersub hero in a fightback 3-2 win over Stoke.

Zinedine Zidane has told Sir Alex Ferguson that his negative verdict about Liverpool midfielder Steven Gerrard is wrong.

Former England U21 manager Stuart Pearce has confirmed his interest in the vacant Crystal Palace job.

Arsenal are plotting a £7m January bid for West Brom's 26-year-old midfielder Youssouf Mulumbu.

Everton are poised to make a £6m bid for Feyenoord's 21-year-old defender Bruno Martins Indi.

DAILY STAR SUNDAY

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho will make a £35m swoop for Manchester United ace Wayne Rooney in the New Year.

Liverpool are ready to battle Chelsea, Tottenham and Arsenal to sign AC Milan's out-of-favour 20-year-old striker Stephan El Shaarawy.

Sunderland striker Steven Fletcher has spoken out about the "weird" world of Paolo Di Canio ahead of today's derby clash with Newcastle.

Borussia Dortmund striker Robert Lewandowski, 25, is being offered to Premier League clubs for a cut-price £7m to prevent him joining rivals Bayern Munich on a free transfer next summer when he will be out of contract - Man United, Man City, Arsenal and Chelsea are all interested.

Newcastle and Spurs are leading the chase for 24-year-old Basel keeper Yann Sommer who will be available for around £3.5m in January.

SUNDAY EXPRESS

Manchester United boss David Moyes will successfully end his £15million pursuit of Everton's England star Leighton Baines in the January transfer window. The Toffees will turn to Swansea's Ben Davies and Chelsea's Ryan Bertrand as possible alternatives.

Brendan Rodgers hailed hat-trick hero Luis Suarez for a "wonderful" display as Liverpool breezed past West Brom.

MAIL ON SUNDAY

Manchester United are not thought to have offered Wayne Rooney a new contract because they do not want to commit £70m on keeping him at Old Trafford.

Tottenham are working on secret plans for a new 65,000-seat multi-purpose stadium that would allow them to share with a London-based NFL franchise.

Former Sunderland boss Paolo Di Canio has been linked with a return to management at League One strugglers Bristol City.

Manchester City star Yaya Toure has been invited to talks with FIFA's anti-racism chief today over the row that has raised the prospect of a boycott of the 2018 World Cup by black players.

SUNDAY TELEGRAPH

Manchester United have issued an unreserved apology and opened an internal investigation following the publication of a swastika-style club logo on a weekly email sent to supporters.

Paris St-Germain are planning to test Chelsea's resolve with a January bid for 25-year-old Spain international Juan Mata.

INDEPENDENT

Manchester United manager David Moyes declared last night that an extraordinary late victory reminiscent of the Sir Alex Ferguson era could finally launch the club into a new era of success, despite a performance against Stoke City which at times was desperate.

THE OBSERVER

The head of FIFA's anti-racism task force will meet Yaya Toure today to hear at first hand his experience of being racially abused by CSKA Moscow fans.

On the day Manchester United showed they still have the ability to come from behind and turn losing situations into winning ones at Old Trafford, the executive vice-chairman, Ed Woodward, has spoken for the first time about the club's activity, or lack of it, in the summer transfer window - explaining that the perceived failure to land Cesc Fabregas had to be conducted in public because of how Barcelona operate, and claiming United dealt with the Wayne Rooney situation in "absolutely the right way".

THE PEOPLE

Sir Alex Ferguson is wanted by both ITV and the BBC as a pundit for their coverage of the World Cup in Brazil.

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ow is the time for Allardyce to finally get a chance at a big club please. He is likely to have a number of great offers for his services this summer, but who will he choose? Will it be Liverpool, Real Madrid, Dortmund or Man City?

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thought exactly this when the Match of the Day pundits were peddling this line. Is it really not okay for fans of a club to have some ambition these days then?

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