Friday September 5

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Last Updated: 05/09/14 at 08:35

DAILY MIRROR

Manchester United insist they remain committed to promoting youth players they have raised themselves - despite this summer's £150m, six-player spending spree.

Former Manchester United No 2 Carlos Queiroz has emerged as a shock contender to take over as manager of their bitter rivals Leeds.

Former Bolton and Aston Villa defender Zat Knight is poised to join MLS side Colorado Rapids.

Scottish champions Celtic have signed Manchester City striker John Guidetti on a season-long loan almost three days after the transfer window closed following a successful appeal to world governing body FIFA.

Conference South side Basingstoke Town make ambitious bid for Brazil legend Ronaldinho.

THE SUN

Chelsea legend Frank Lampard would have stayed at Stamford Bridge if he had been offered a new contract.

Victor Valdes has been given the green light to take his medical at Liverpool next month.

Ian Culverhouse has emerged as the shock favourite for the Leeds job.

Mapou Yanga-Mbawa has labelled Newcastle a bunch of long-ball merchants.

Newcastle's new signing Siem de Jong will be out for four months because of injury.

DAILY STAR

Newcastle wonderkid Rolando Aarons is a target of Liverpool and Manchester City after just 39 minutes of Premier League football.

Manuel Pellegrini warns Eliaquim Mangala he has to fight for his place at Manchester City.

Mo Diame accuses West Ham boss Sam Allardyce of wrecking his career.

Arsenal could offer a short-term deal to Colombia's free agent 38-year-old centre-back Mario Yepes as a replacement for Thomas Vermaelen.

DAILY MAIL

Former Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes, 32, will join Liverpool next month once is fit enough for a medical after a serious knee injury.

Roy Hodgson is raging over criticism of England after a lacklustre 1-0 win over Norway.

Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal is planning on giving several of his homegrown stars the chance to play in the first team.

DAILY EXPRESS

PSV Eindhoven's 18-year-old Belgian midfielder Zakaria Bakkali has rejected a new deal, putting Chelsea, Liverpool, Arsenal and Manchester United on alert.

Stoke star Peter Odemwingie could be out for up to a year after suffering his serious knee injury.

THE TIMES

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal is set to continue spending in the January transfer window with Roma midfielder Kevin Strootman and Borussia Dortmund defender Mats Hummels on his wanted list.

DAILY TELEGRAPH

Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal admits he will not be able to sign Borussia Dortmund defender Mats Hummels for at least two more transfer windows.

DAILY RECORD

Angry Kilmarnock players have called in union bosses to settle a pay dispute with chairman Michael Johnston.

John Guidetti says he cannot wait to get going after finally joining Celtic.

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