Paper Talk: Friday's football transfer rumours and gossip from the back pages

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

We take a look at what's hitting the back pages on Friday, including Arsenal reportedly sending scouts to watch Leicester's Caglar Soyuncu.

DAILY TELEGRAPH

  • Rangers are considering taking legal action against HMRC after it appeared to admit it was wrong to have claimed £50m in penalties from the club's former operating company, which went into liquidation in 2012 and triggered one of the biggest club crises in Scottish football history.
  • Newcastle are interested in signing Granit Xhaka on loan in January if he wants to stay in the Premier League.

DAILY MAIL

  • Frank Lampard will make another attempt to add Shay Given to his Chelsea coaching staff amid concerns about goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga.
  • Mason Greenwood and Rhian Brewster are to be given their chance to shine by England U21 boss Aidy Boothroyd.
  • Sheffield Wednesday could face a points deduction following Thursday's charge of financial misconduct.
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DAILY MIRROR

  • Bayern Munich right-back Joshua Kimmich said he would enjoy a reunion with Pep Guardiola as rumours continue to grow linking the Manchester City boss with a return to Germany.
  • Arsenal have reportedly sent scouts to watch Leicester defender Caglar Soyuncu in international action.
  • Liverpool are interested in Genk youngster Sander Berge, according to his boss.
  • Bolton will find out on Friday whether their failure to fulfil fixtures will cost them more points.
  • Manuel Pellegrini has received a welcome boost with Jack Wilshere back in West Ham training.

THE GUARDIAN

  • The Sunderland chairman, Stewart Donald, has described his decision to borrow £9m from a group of United States-based investors as a "win-win" scenario for the League One club and claims he and his co-owners, Charlie Methven and Juan Sartori, are shouldering all the risk.

DAILY EXPRESS

  • Inter Milan manager Antonio Conte has joined the race to take Olivier Giroud out of Chelsea in January.
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DAILY STAR

  • Borussia Dortmund are the latest European giants to have joined the chase for Chelsea's out-of-favour striker Olivier Giroud.

THE SUN

  • One of manager Mauricio Pochettino's many beefs with Tottenham is their failure to pursue Philippe Coutinho in the summer.
  • Chelsea will be able to sign Elseid Hysaj for free next summer after the player's agent revealed the Blues failed in a £43m bid this year.
  • Manchester City are set to escape a ban from the Champions League, with the domestic treble winners being investigated for breaches of Financial Fair Play.
  • Everton are lining up a £12m January move for Nottingham Forest winger Matty Cash.
  • Peterborough have placed a staggering £13m price tag on striker Ivan Toney.
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DAILY RECORD

  • Hearts have held talks with Stuart McCall and he will team up with Jambos legend Kenny Black if he lands the manager's job.
  • Adam Bogdan is set to re-sign for Hibs with the former Liverpool 'keeper close to penning a deal until January at Easter Road.
  • Celtic were dealt an injury blow on Thursday, learning that Hatem Abd Elhamed will be out for six weeks ruling him out of the Betfred Cup final.
  • Hibernian are set to appoint Jack Ross as their new boss within 48 hours.
  • Liam Palmer has taken a swipe at the Scotland national team under Alex McLeish and insists the Tartan Army are on the right track under Steve Clarke.

THE SCOTTISH SUN

  • Hearts have interviewed Neil McCann and Stuart McCall but have not given up on Stephen Robinson as they get set to approach Motherwell.

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