Paper Talk: United to activate Koke clause

Manchester United are keen to land Koke, Chelsea are chasing Martin Montoya, while Arsenal have again been linked with Karim Benzema.

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Koke: Linked with Manchester United and Barcelona

Koke: Linked with Manchester United and Barcelona

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DAILY MIRROR

Wayne Rooney rose to the occasion to book England's place at the World Cup.

David Moyes could send Wilfried Zaha on loan because he does not feel he is ready to play for Manchester United.

Championship side Wigan Athletic are struggling to afford to take South Korean striker Park Chu-Young, 28, on loan from Arsenal because of his wages - even with the Gunners paying some of the cost.

THE SUN

Wayne Rooney sent the country Brazil nuts as he headed England into the World Cup finals.

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is ready to make a fresh move for Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema in January.

Chelsea will fight it out with Inter Milan and Bayer Leverkusen for 22-year-old Barcelona right-back Martin Montoya.

DAILY STAR

Manchester United are ready to activate the £16million release clause of 21-year-old Atletico Madrid midfielder Koke, who is also a target for Spanish champions Barcelona.

Liverpool goalkeeper Pepe Reina, 31, denies he is planning to join Barcelona next summer after completing a year-long loan with Napoli.

DAILY MAIL

Gareth Bale looks set to return to La Liga action for Real Madrid against Malaga on Saturday.

DAILY EXPRESS

It is full steam ahead for Brazil after Wayne Rooney - minus his headband - and Steven Gerrard fired England into the 2014 World Cup finals.

Scotland rounded off their qualifying campaign with a morale-boosting 2-0 win over Croatia.

Manchester United are winning the race to sign Brazilian Bruno Gomes with Real Madrid, Udinese and Sao Paolo all chasing the 17-year-old Desportivo Brazil forward.

THE TIMES

England booked their place at next summer's World Cup finals in Brazil last night with a 2-0 win over Poland amid raucous scenes at Wembley.

THE INDEPENDENT

Steven Gerrard's brilliant 88th minute goal last night sealed England's qualification for next summer's World Cup in Brazil - a result he dedicated to the fans.

Scotland completed the double over Croatia last night to demonstrate the progress they have made under Gordon Strachan, as they finally picked up a home win in this World Cup qualifying campaign.

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ang on there!! We've only just won the second in a row. Don't we have to win three, like Brazil, to get to keep the Cup permanently at our stadium? ;-)

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enteke is an absolute steal for £32.5m, he would get into any team in the world (except Barcelona) at the moment. I've seen many very good strikers in my 30+ years as a Villa fan. This guy is the best without question.

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