Sunday's football paper talk

  • Last Updated: August 18 2014, 8:35 BST

A look at the biggest transfer stories making today's back pages, as Chelsea and Arsenal battle for Sami Khedira.

Sami Khedira: Linked with Chelsea and Arsenal
Sami Khedira: Linked with Chelsea and Arsenal

SUNDAY MIRROR
Tottenham will make a third offer for Southampton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin but could face competition from Arsenal for the France international. 
Louis Van Gaal says Manchester United need to break the bank to bring in more players to 'play his way'.
Brendan Rodgers says Liverpool starlet Raheem Sterling will have to wait before getting a new higher wage contract.
Tony Pulis has vowed to put the disappointment of leaving Crystal Palace behind him by returning to Premier League management as soon as possible.
Manchester United are adamant Danny Welbeck will remain at the club.

THE PEOPLE
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has axed Nani, Anderson and Wilfried Zaha from the first team, forcing them to train at different times to the main squad and eat away from the first team.
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho believes summer signing Diego Costa is better than Sergio Aguero at title-rivals Manchester City and the Spain striker has also brought some grit to the the Blues.
Sami Khedira's agents are due in London this week to talk over a move to either Chelsea or Arsenal.
QPR are ready to hand Joey Barton a lucrative new deal after he turned around his career with the Hoops.
Patrick Kluivert has thrown his hat into the ring for the vacant manager's post at Huddersfield as interest hots up.
Liverpool starlet Tiago Ilori is ready to head to France and play for Bordeaux on loan.
Atletico Madrid winger Cristian Rodriguez is on West Brom's radar.
Montpellier manager Rolland Courbis has slammed Swansea over their pursuit of Benjamin Stambouli.

MAIL ON SUNDAY
Manchester United could hold fresh talks with Sporting Lisbon on Monday as they seek to sign Marcos Rojo. 
The Red Devils have also turned their attentions to Roma centre half Mehdi Benatia and made a £24million bid for the player. 
Liverpool are still interested in signing Monaco striker Radamel Falcao but the Colombian international would prefer a move to Real Madrid.
Paul Scholes has strongly criticised Louis Van Gaal's 3-5-2 formation in their opening 2-1 defeat to Swansea, labelling it too negative.
Jose Mourinho says it would not be a failure if Chelsea only finish second in the Premier League title race this season.
Tony Pulis is desperate to find a new manager's job as soon as possible and is trying to tie up loose ends at Crystal Palace quickly after leaving the club.
Former Manchester United manager David Moyes, who left the club last season, says he was not given time to succeed at Old Trafford.

THE SUN
Former Chelsea striker Samuel Eto'o is hoping that Arsene Wenger revives his interest in him because the 33-year-old is desperate to play for the Arsenal boss.
Manchester United's home defeat to Swansea has "smashed" his players' confidence says Louis Van Gaal.
Brendan Rodgers believes Luis Suarez has left a legacy of a 'winning mentality' which will help Liverpool's title bid again.
Aston Villa midfielder Karim El Ahmadi wants a transfer back to Dutch football because he is homesick. 
Atletico Madrid are preparing to offer Daniel Agger an escape route from Liverpool.
Tottenham are offering Michael Dawson in their latest bid to land QPR striker Loic Remy.
Scott Sinclair is set for talks on his Manchester City future this week.
Swansea and West Brom are ready to hijack the transfer of Southampton midfielder Jack Cork.
Chelsea outcast Josh McEachran will snub the Championship for a loan move to Vitesse Arnhem.

DAILY STAR SUNDAY
Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti has told Manchester United and Arsenal that Argentina winger Angel Di Maria and Germany midfielder Sami Khedira are not for sale.
Arsenal face competition from Spanish side Valencia to sign £9m-rated Chile forward Eduardo Vargas from Napoli.
Title-winning boss Manuel Pellegrini will not be getting an improved contract at Manchester City.
Tim Sherwood has his back-room team already in place to take over at Crystal Palace.
Lokomotiv Moscow are considering a bid for Newcastle midfielder Cheick Tiote.

SUNDAY EXPRESS
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has held talks with Paris St-Germain's £10m-rated French midfielder Adrien Rabiot to try and persuade him to join the Gunners over Chelsea. 
Manchester United are preparing a £24million bid to beat Chelsea to the signing of Roma's 27-year-old Morocco defender Mehdi Benatia.
Brendan Rodgers has warned young English players could be destroyed by greed for the excessive financial riches on offer in the game.
New manager Ronald Koeman pledges he won't jump ship early if he is a success at Southampton.

THE TIMES
Manchester United have been asked to include winger Nani on a loan deal if they are to have any chance of signing defender Marcos Rojo from Sporting Lisbon. 

THE OBSERVER
Crystal Palace caretaker manager Keith Millen is keen to speak with chairman Steve Parish about taking the job on a permanent basis following the surprise departure of Tony Pulis before their opening game of the season.