Paper Talk: Football transfer news, rumours and gossip, including Real Madrid interest in N'Golo Kante and Virgil van Dijk

Paper Talk has all the latest football gossip and transfer rumours
Paper Talk has all the latest football gossip and transfer rumours

A look at the latest news and gossip from Monday's back pages.

THE SUN

N'Golo Kante: Chelsea midfielder looks to get away from Liverpool's Naby Keita in the UEFA Super Cup
N'Golo Kante: Chelsea midfielder being eyed by Real Madrid
  • Kevin De Bruyne believes history can repeat itself and Manchester City will once again hunt down Liverpool in the Premier League title race.
  • Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham has threatened to play for Nigeria if Gareth Southgate doesn't hurry up and pick him again for England.
  • Eden Hazard and Thibaut Courtois want N'Golo Kante at Real Madrid after the Chelsea midfielder was linked with a sensational move to Spain.
  • Arsenal are set to beat Manchester United in the race for the signature of Sunderland teenager Logan Pye.

DAILY MAIL

  • An Italian TV pundit has been widely condemned and banned from the channel after a racist remark about Inter Milan striker Romelu Lukaku.

DAILY MIRROR

Manchester City were denied a late goal against Tottenham after a VAR review
VAR: A hot topic in the Premier League
  • UEFA referee chief Roberto Rosetti has hit out at the Premier League's use of VAR after Mike Riley admitting that four VAR decisions had been incorrect in matches before the international break.
  • Ashley Young says Manchester United are "very close" to turning a corner under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

DAILY STAR

  • Real Madrid and Barcelona are set to go head-to-head with one another to tempt manager Jurgen Klopp and star defender Virgil van Dijk from Liverpool.
Virgil van Dijk and Mo Salah of Liverpool
Virgil van Dijk and Mo Salah of Liverpool

THE GUARDIAN

  • Pep Guardiola believes Manchester City can learn and refocus after humbling defeat away to Norwich City.

DAILY TELEGRAPH

  • Tammy Abraham says he is "living the dream" and setting his sights on becoming a club legend after finally being given his chance in a Chelsea shirt.
  • Dean Smith is backing "football nut" Jack Grealish to spark his season into life and push Aston Villa up the Premier League table as they prepare to play West Ham on Monday Night Football.

DAILY RECORD

  • Feyenoord boss Jaap Stam fears they will face a nervous night at Ibrox on Thursday if they repeat their recent defensive lapses against Rangers in the Europa League.

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Norwich celebrate scoring their third goal against Manchester City
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