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Jose Mourinho cried when he was not considered for the Manchester United job, it is claimed, while Carlton Cole is set to re-sign for West Ham.

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Jose Mourinho: Had been linked with Manchester United job

Jose Mourinho: Had been linked with Manchester United job

LONDON EVENING STANDARD

Arsenal chief Stan Kroenke wants manager Arsene Wenger to stay at the club long term and deliver the Premier League title to the Emirates.

Jose Mourinho 'cried' when he wasn't considered for the Manchester United post earlier this year, a new book has claimed.

Andre Villas-Boas says Jose Mourinho has nothing to prove despite criticism of the Chelsea manager on his return to Stamford Bridge.

MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS

Micah Richards has lost his crown as Manchester City's sprint king to new Blue flyer Jesus Navas. But the City stalwart is more concerned with making sure he makes a big contribution to his team this season after fighting back from a year-long injury nightmare.

LIVERPOOL ECHO

Brendan Rodgers says Raheem Sterling needs to "stabilise his life" if he's going to realise his full potential at Liverpool.

John Heitinga says he is enjoying life under Roberto Martinez's new continental methods.

Roberto Martinez is keen to extend Everton's "beautiful" unbeaten Premier League record.

NEWCASTLE CHRONICLE

Gabriel Obertan still has a future at Newcastle United - according to Alan Pardew.

Alan Pardew believes Loic Remy's presence at Newcastle is starting to pay off.

SUNDERLAND ECHO

Ondrej Celustka admits he has some sympathy for Paolo Di Canio, despite the player revolt which prompted his dismissal as Sunderland head coach.

BIRMINGHAM MAIL

Christian Benteke has potentially halved the timeframe of his injury lay-off and could face Tottenham in three weeks if he continues his rapid rate of recovery.

Paul Lambert has angrily rejected accusations that his Aston Villa team are long-ball merchants - and vowed to improve their home form.

Steve Clarke insists West Bromwich Albion will show no fear when they take to the field at Manchester United tomorrow.

THE SENTINEL

Jermaine Pennant is prepared to bide his time for a Premier League start as he relishes just being back in the fold under Mark Hughes.

NEWHAM RECORDER

Sam Allardyce has confirmed that striker Carlton Cole will sign a new short-term contract at West Ham in the coming days.

SOUTH WALES EVENING POST

Michel Vorm believes the only difference between Swansea City and the Premier League's top teams is their ruthlessness in front of goal.

Garry Monk reckons Swansea City can expect more misery against Arsenal tomorrow if they fail to thrive in front of goal.

WALES ONLINE

Cardiff City boss Malky Mackay sees no reason why Ben Turner cannot put himself into the England equation.

THE PINK UN

Chris Hughton believes Josh Murphy's eye-catching debut against Watford was further vindication he was right not to make a late foray into the summer transfer market.

THE DAILY ECHO

Billy Sharp is aiming to get his career "back on track" after completing a loan move to Reading.

HULL DAILY MAIL

Hull City's worsening injury fortune could soon claim another victim with top goalscorer Robbie Brady facing the threat of a hernia operation next month.

YORKSHIRE EVENING POST

Brian McDermott has defended his decision to send striker Steve Morison on loan to Millwall as he looks for Leeds United to rectify their weak form in front of goal.

DERBY TELEGRAPH

Nigel Clough insists the East Midlands showdown between Derby County and rivals Nottingham Forest is not a grudge match between himself and Reds' boss Billy Davies.

NOTTINGHAM POST

Billy Davies says he is relishing the prospect of the local derby clash with Derby County - but also insists "it is just another game of football for me".

LEICESTER MERCURY

Leicester City's Lloyd Dyer wants to finish his career at 'his club' and complete the journey from League One to the Premier League.

WIGAN EVENING POST

Jordi Gomez says Latics need to raise their game on the road if they are to stay on the promotion trail.

EVENING GAZETTE

Tony Mowbray hopes to complete a new signing in the next 72 hours.

THE STAR

Dave Jones is keeping up his hunt for a striker after revealing that Doncaster Rovers loan star Federico Macheda was on his list of possible targets.

IPSWICH STAR

Luke Chambers would love to sign a new Ipswich Town contract after taking on the captain's armband and quickly adapting to the right-back role.

EVENING TIMES

Neil Lennon has warned against a rush to judgement over new Bhoy, Nir Biton.

Ally McCoist reckons this week's League Cup upsets prove how hard it is for Rangers to shine in the lower tiers of Scottish football.

THE SCOTSMAN

Celtic have passed on their condolences to Allan Moore after tragedy struck the Morton manager soon after leading his side to victory at Parkhead.

Wolves and Scotland striker Leigh Griffiths has revealed how internet abuse targeting his children drove him to the brink of suicide.

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