Regional Paper Talk: Utd's Herrera warning

Man Utd have been warned they will not get Ander Herrera on the cheap, while Newcastle boss Alan Pardew will seek assurances from Yohan Cabaye.

Last Updated: 16/09/13 at 15:41 Post Comment

Ander Herrera: United target

Ander Herrera: United target

LONDON EVENING STANDARD

Jose Mourinho believes the signings of Anzhi Makhachkala duo Willian and Samuel Eto'o will make a big difference to Chelsea's title hopes. Mourinho has also insisted he is committed to helping the national game and wants young English talent to become the core of Chelsea for years to come.

Danny Rose claims he has received assurances from Andre Villas-Boas about his Tottenham future, despite the club's pursuit of a left-back during the summer.

Gary Cahill believes Daniel Sturridge will fill the void left by Wayne Rooney this week and help England take a major step to qualifying for the World Cup.

Brazil keeper Julio Cesar insists he is not disappointed about failing to secure a move away from QPR this summer and is ready to help them win promotion from the Championship.

MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS

Manchester United have been warned they will not get Ander Herrera on the cheap if they go back in for the Athletic Bilbao midfielder in January.

United's Michael Carrick hasn't thought about when he will retire and is relishing the challenge for places Marouane Fellaini will bring.

Crewe assistant manager Neil Baker thinks Nick Powell can thrive in the Championship on loan at Wigan this season and can go on to star for Manchester United.

Man City midfielder Samir Nasri is promising that, after being welcomed back by his country and given assurances by new City boss Manuel Pellegrini, he will be back and buzzing this season.

Manchester United's Robin van Persie has distanced himself from claims he is not convinced by new boss David Moyes, insisting he is happy.

BBC pundit Alan Hansen has sensationally revealed that he was offered the position of manager at Manchester City back in 1995 - and turned them down.

Everton loan signing Gareth Barry realised he had to move elsewhere when he was left out of a pre-season game in Finland.

LIVERPOOL ECHO

Brendan Rodgers believes Liverpool FC winger Raheem Sterling is ready to deliver for England if he's called upon in their crunch World Cup qualifying double-header.

Jordan Henderson has hailed the importance of Liverpool FC's defensive solidity in their flying start to the new season.

John Stones is England's best young defensive prospect according to Everton boss Roberto Martinez - who originally wanted to sign the teenager while still in charge at Wigan.

NEWCASTLE CHRONICLE

Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew will seek assurances from Yohan Cabaye that he remains committed to the club.

Newcastle United must learn to accept Hatem Ben Arfa for the unpredictable "maverick" he is - says Sylvain Marveaux.

Paolo Di Canio has been impressed by how quickly Ondrej Celustka has adapted to life at Sunderland.

THE JOURNAL

Newcastle United are looking to find a long-term left-wing solution and Sammy Ameobi believes he is the man for the job.

Sunderland young gun Mikael Mandron is willing to make a temporary switch if boss Paolo Di Canio wants him to.

EVENING GAZETTE

Jacob Butterfield believes he's joined a Premier League club in waiting. The 23-year-old deadline day signing from Norwich can't wait to pull on a Boro shirt.

SUNDERLAND ECHO

Emanuele Giaccherini insists he is relishing life under Paolo Di Canio, despite Sunderland's disappointing start to the campaign.

DAILY ECHO

Luke Shaw's horror run of luck with the England Under-21s could finally end tonight, with the left-back preparing to make his debut alongside fellow Saints ace James Ward-Prowse.

World record holder Gareth Bale has spoken of his "growing problems" as a Southampton academy starlet. The £83.5m Real Madrid man remains eternally grateful to staff at Saints during a period in the mid 2000s when injuries threatened his progress

WIGAN EVENING POST

Wigan striker Grant Holt is keeping his fingers crossed that he has escaped serious damage to his knee. The striker pulled up lame in the 2-2 draw with Middlesbrough, having scored Wigan's first goal, and missed last week's win over Nottingham Forest.

BIRMINGHAM MAIL

Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert reckons he has now got the competitive squad he so desperately craved last season.

West Bromwich Albion have issued a statement claiming Hull City tried to reduce their offer for Shane Long after the Baggies had accepted it.

EXPRESS & STAR

Wolves winger Bakary Sako today claimed he has no regrets over staying at Molineux and insisted he still wants to play for the club in the Premier League

Wolves striker Kevin Doyle has said he wants to leave Molineux with his head held high after the summer transfer window failed to deliver him a move.

YORKSHIRE EVENING POST

Leeds United boss Brian McDermott has revealed he made an enquiry regarding a wing target on deadline day - believed to be Birmingham's Chris Burke - only for the £600,000 asking price to put him off.

READING POST

Hal Robson-Kanu has departed for international duty with Wales with a spring in his step. The midfielder admits it's taken him some time to get going during the new campaign due to an injury picked up in pre-season.

SOUTH WALES EVENING POST

Michael Laudrup will keep fingers crossed that key members of his Swansea City squad come through the latest round of World Cup qualifiers unscathed.

Chris Coleman has hailed the return to form of Aaron Ramsey ahead of Wales's World Cup qualifier in Macedonia.

THE BOLTON NEWS

Bolton's Andre Moritz has turned down the offer of a short break to undergo extra strength training sessions during the international break.

LANCASHIRE TELEGRAPH

Gary Bowyer insists there is plenty more to come from his resurgent Blackburn Rovers side. Back-to-back wins means Rovers could move up to third and above rivals Burnley with victory in the East Lancashire derby on Saturday week.

THE STAR

Goalkeeper Mark Howard has warned his Sheffield United teammates they must keep their cool in this Saturday's South Yorkshire derby at Rotherham United.

EVENING TIMES

The paperwork for Teemu Pukki and Nir Biton has been processed in time for the Celtic new Bhoys to be included in the Hoops squad for the Champions League group stage.

Bilel Mohsni believes Rangers can go all season without losing in SPFL League One - after watching them hammer their first four opponents

THE SCOTSMAN

Rangers have confirmed that they will consider a request to add former chairman John McClelland and three others to the board of directors.

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