Monday, October 28, 2013

Bale to Man Utd? Rooney to Chelsea FC? Mitroglou to Liverpool FC?

Gareth Bale
The Sun: Robin van Persie was involved in two tunnel bust-ups with Stoke skipper Ryan Shawcross at Old Trafford.

Also: Furious Manuel Pellegrini snubbed Jose Mourinho's hand as Manchester City suffered a bitter last-gasp defeat at Chelsea.

Daily Mirror: Furious Manuel Pellegrini refused to back Joe Hart after Fernando Torres' 'stupid' last-minute goal plunged City to defeat.

Also: Alan Pardew admits he faces a testing few days after this defeat at Sunderland turned up the heat on Newcastle.

Daily Star: Manuel Pellegrini last night refused to blame Manchester City's cock-up keeper Joe Hart for handing Chelsea a soft win.

Also: Gus Poyet was overjoyed to be 'the scourge of Newcastle' again yesterday as his Sunderland side claimed their first win of the season.

And: Arsenal, Liverpool and Borussia Dortmund are involved in a three-way fight for Olympiacos striking sensation Kostas Mitroglou.

Plus: Manchester United have been linked with a move for Basel starlet Michael Goncalves...London's top clubs Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham having started keeping tabs on Belgian duo Dennis Praet and Youri Tielemans.

Daily Mail: Fernando Torres grabbed a dramatic last-minute winner for Chelsea yesterday as Joe Hart's season of woe continued at Stamford Bridge.

Also: Lucky, lucky Tottenham. Last season they tended to rely on Gareth Bale popping up with a last-minute winner, but now the Welsh wizard has been replaced by Roberto Soldado, the £26million penalty-taker.

Daily Express: Joe Hart's season of woe plunged to new depths last night as fuming Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini refused to back him after yet another calamity.

Also: Robin van Persie was involved in an angry confrontation with Ryan Shawcross on and off the pitch during Manchester United's 3-2 win over Stoke.

Metro: Manchester United are keeping a close eye on how Gareth Bale adapts to life at Real Madrid with view to a shock move for the Welshman next year.

Also: Chelsea will test Manchester United’s desire to keep hold of in-form Wayne Rooney with a new £35million bid in January.

Daily Telegraph: On a day when Joe Hart and Jose Mourinho both ended up out of their areas, Fernando Torres ended up in a place he looked to have left long ago.

Also: Victory for Sunderland in their biggest game of the season injects optimism into weary minds and spreads belief that, under Gus Poyet, things might not turn out to be quite as bad as feared on Wearside.

The Times: No one saw this storm coming, although perhaps we should have done given Joe Hart's repeated nightmares and Manchester City's defensive mishaps away from home.

The Guardian: Manuel Pellegrini refused to offer Joe Hart a public show of support after the England goalkeeper's last-minute rush of blood presented Fernando Torres with Chelsea's winner and left Manchester City six points from the top of the Premier League.

The Independent: Manuel Pellegrini said he chose not to shake Jose Mourinho's hand after the Chelsea manager celebrated Fernando Torres' winner by running in front of the away benches and jumping into the home fans.
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