Paper Talk: Strootman next?

  • Last Updated: September 3 2014, 8:14 BST

A look at all the gossip making today's papers with Roma's Kevin Strootman linked with a move to Old Trafford.

Kevin Strootman: Linked with Man Utd switch
Kevin Strootman: Linked with Man Utd switch

THE SUN
Jack Wilshere urged England team-mate Danny Welbeck to snub Tottenham in favour of a move to Arsenal.
Tom Cleverley 'begged' Paul Lambert for a second chance to join Aston Villa on deadline day.
Tottenham will make a fresh move for Southampton forward Jay Rodriguez in January.
Liverpool striker Fabio Borini's demands scuppered a move to Queens Park Rangers.

DAILY MIRROR
QPR midfielder Joey Barton is set to be offered a new contract despite the signing of Sandro.
Benfica and Joel Campbell's agent are fuming at Arsenal after a deadline-day move fell through.
New England captain Wayne Rooney has been "awful" for Manchester United this season and should be dropped, says former Red Devils defender Paul Parker.

DAILY MAIL
Manchester United are lining up a move for Roma's Netherlands midfielder Kevin Strootman.
Paris St-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi claims Argentina winger Angel Di Maria wanted to join the Ligue 1 club before his move to Manchester United.
Chelsea will look to secure the long-term future of Thibaut Courtois this month, with the club eager to conclude discussions over a new contract.
Robin van Persie has rubbished claims that his knee problems prompted Manchester United to sign Radamel Falcao.
Wayne Rooney says the signing of Radamel Falcao is a statement of Manchester United's intent but admitted he does not know his role in the team.
Barcelona have stood firm in their defiance that Liverpool only received £65million for the sale of Luis Suarez

DAILY EXPRESS
Liverpool have agreed personal terms on a one-year deal with 32-year-old former Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes.
QPR have not given up on former England forward Jermain Defoe and will make another bid in January.
Manchester United have agreed a deal with Ajax to sign teenage prodigy Timothy Fosu-Mensah.
Arsenal offered Sporting Libson £12.5m AND Joel Campbell for William Carvalho on deadline day.

DAILY STAR
Queens Park Rangers will try again to sign Toronto FC striker Jermain Defoe in January.

DAILY TELEGRAPH
Micah Richards rejected an improved contract at Manchester City in an effort to revive his career in Serie A at Fiorentina.
French winger Hatem Ben Arfa is likely to have played his last game for Newcastle United after joining Hull City on loan.
Manchester United are trying to fast-track Radamel Falcao's clearance so the striker can face QPR on September 14.
Fabio Borini faces being frozen out at Liverpool after failing to move on deadline day.
Huddersfield are set to confirm the appointment of Chris Powell as manager today.

THE GUARDIAN
Manchester United's transfer spending could continue in January, with Roma's Kevin Strootman a likely target.

THE INDEPENDENT
Newcastle manager Alan Pardew has two games to save his job at St James' Park.