Paper Talk: Saturday's football news and gossip including Ben Chilwell to Chelsea

Football gossip and transfer rumours from the back pages
Football gossip and transfer rumours from the back pages

Frank Lampard is plotting a £150m January spending spree with Leicester's Ben Chilwell a target according to The Sun.

DAILY MIRROR

  • Arsenal are facing a full-blown crisis over their managerial search amid concerns over Freddie Ljungberg's lack of experience.
  • Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has pulled out of talks with the club over a contract extension.
  • Manchester United are continuing to monitor Christian Eriksen and could mount a January move amid suggestions that Spurs could deal for around £25million.
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DAILY MAIL

  • The FA have decided not to take any England games to Anfield because of Liverpool's ban on journalists from The Sun, despite struggling to find a suitable ground in the north to host the side's final Euro 2020 warm-up game against Romania next summer.
  • Ousmane Dembele has spoken to Chelsea and Manchester City as he looks for an exit route out of Barcelona.
Alex Keble goes behind the tactics for Saturday's Manchester derby
Alex Keble goes behind the tactics for Saturday's Manchester derby

THE SUN

  • Frank Lampard is plotting a £150m January spending spree with Leicester's Ben Chilwell a target.
  • Phil Foden has been urged to follow Jadon Sancho and leave Manchester City by ex-Sky Blue Shaun Wright-Phillips.
  • Brazilian goal machine Gabriel Barbosa wants to prove himself in the Premier League and link up with Roberto Firmino.
  • Brendan Rodgers' bumper new contract has catapulted him up the list of the Prem's highest-paid managers.
Dale Tempest: Our Sporting Life columnist is going for goalscorers in the Manchester derby
Dale Tempest: Our Sporting Life columnist is going for goalscorers in the Manchester derby

THE TIMES

  • FIFA has no plans to reopen the investigation into Qatar's 2022 World Cup bid despite taking the intriguing decision to publish court testimony stating three notorious South Americans were bribed to vote for the tournament.

DAILY STAR

  • Nathan Ake has revealed Virgil van Dijk is giving him a helping hand in his bid to be a defensive giant for club and country.
Get On The Yager looks a big price on Saturday
Get On The Yager looks a big price on Saturday

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