Paper Talk: United and City set for spree

Man United are chasing Eliaquim Mangala and are readying a new bid for Leighton Baines, while Man City want Sami Khedira and Nicolas Otamendi.

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Eliaquim Mangala: Porto defender linked with Premier League switch

Eliaquim Mangala: Porto defender linked with Premier League switch

SUNDAY MIRROR

Alan Pardew savoured a famous victory over Chelsea - then dedicated it to controversial owner Mike Ashley.

Martin Jol and Chris Hughton are under pressure as managers of Fulham and Norwich City.

Martin Allen is willing to take the Crystal Palace job on a short-term deal.

Newcastle defender Paul Dummett has signed a new long-term contract.

Nicklas Bendtner is set to leave Arsenal in January, with Hull and Stoke top of the list of suitors.

Ajax are stepping up their bid to recruit Blackpool star Tom Ince.

Andre Ayew will be a £10million target for Premier League clubs in the next transfer window.

Roberto di Matteo could make a return to management by landing the Switzerland job.

THE PEOPLE

European kings Bayern Munich want Manchester City hot-shot Sergio Aguero as a big-money signing for next season.

Cardiff City manager Malky Mackay has turned down the chance to become Crystal Palace boss.

Manchester City have stepped up their interest in taking Sami Khedira from Real Madrid next summer in a £30million deal.

Shinji Kagawa wants to quit Manchester United in January.

Andre Villas-Boas is being promised more cash from Daniel Levy to chase a new striker.

Manchester United boss David Moyes is leading the race for midfield starlet Karol Linetty.

Arsenal are mulling over a bid for £4.5million-rated Argentine starlet Angel Correa.

Ipswich are trying to sign young Tottenham striker Harry Kane.

Liverpool want to hand young winger Jordon Ibe a new deal - then send him out on loan.

Joe Kinnear thought he had spotted a special talent on a scouting trip to Birmingham - only to be told he was already a Newcastle player.

THE SUN

Sven-Goran Eriksson last night confirmed he signed a contract to replace Alex Ferguson at Manchester United.

Manchester United are ready to offer Wilfried Zaha and £7million to bag Everton star Leighton Baines.

Anderson is wanted on a six-month loan by his former club Porto in January.

Chelsea and Liverpool are both in the hunt for Nigeria Under-17 captain Musa Muhammed.

Crystal Palace are offering just £500,000 to manage the club.

Jermain Defoe has been told he can leave Spurs in January - even though he does not want to go.

DAILY STAR SUNDAY

Jose Mourinho yesterday launched a stinging attack on his "soft" players after Chelsea's shock 2-0 defeat at Newcastle.

Man United and City are poised to make a £65m raid on Porto for their centre-backs Eliaquim Mangala and Nicolas Otamendi.

Steve Coppell is being considered for his fifth top job at Crystal Palace - this time as director of football.

Arsenal are keen to add to their growing list of Germans by showing interest in Borussia Dortmund midfielder Ilkay Gundogan.

SUNDAY EXPRESS

Furious Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho tore into his multi-million pound superstars after they were beaten by Newcastle - accusing them of being "too soft" for the Premiership battle.

MAIL ON SUNDAY

Sir Alex Ferguson tried to stop Wayne Rooney playing for England at the 2006 World Cup, according to claims in a new autobiography by former national team manager Sven-Goran Eriksson.

England goalkeeper Joe Hart watched from the substitutes' bench yesterday as his Manchester City team-mates thrashed Norwich 7-0 - then received a warning from manager Manuel Pellegrini that he faces a fight to win his place back.

The controversial Cardiff City striker Craig Bellamy has emerged as a leading contender to be the next Wales manager.

THE OBSERVER

Jose Mourinho claimed to have "made 11 mistakes" when it came to team selection after Newcastle ended his Chelsea side's nine-game unbeaten run.

THE INDEPENDENT

Arsene Wenger has been told in recent weeks that his Arsenal side must prove themselves against the Premier League's form teams and, at the moment, one can ask for little more than a victory over the swashbucklers of Liverpool.

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