Surprise replacement at Chelsea, Liverpool agree signing, Spurs January deal, Ronaldo would love PSG move

first_imgHere’s a selection of stories from Sunday’s papersLiverpool have agreed to sign Brazilian striker Alexandre Pato from Corinthians. (Tutto Mercato via Evening Standard) Jurgen Klopp also wants to sign £14m-rated Empoli midfielder Riccardo Saponara in January. (Tuttosport, in Italian) In the event that Jose Mourinho is sacked, Chelsea will consider a shortlist of three potential interim managers: Roberto Di Matteo, Guus Hiddink and ex-Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers. (Sunday Express) Chelsea are “on red alert” with highly-rated Diego Simeone set to quit his role as Atletico Madrid manager next summer. (Sunday People) Cristiano Ronaldo has told Laurent Blanc that he would ‘love’ to play for him at Paris St-Germain. (Le Parisien – French newspaper) Tottenham’s Andros Townsend will demand a transfer in January. (Sunday Mirror) Roberto Mancini is interested in signing Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic for Internazionale, when the Serbian’s contract expires in the summer. (Sunday Mirror) Louis van Gaal believes former Paul Scholes’s criticism is partly responsible for United fans chanting “attack, attack, attack” in recent games. (Manchester Evening News) Willian will be offered a new Chelsea contract, worth more than £100,000 a week. (The Sun on Sunday) Jose Mourinho may have defied his FA stadium ban for Chelsea’s match at Stoke by communicating with assistants Steve Holland and Rui Faria during the Blues’ defeat. (Mail on Sunday) Former Southampton chairman Nicola Cortese is considering a takeover of Leeds United. (The Sunday Times) Transfer rumours and paper review 1last_img read more

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