Papers: Pep Guardiola eyeing Toby Alderweireld swoop | Football News


Last Updated: 10/09/17 11:25am

Back-page headlines and transfer rumours from Sunday’s national newspapers…


Pep Guardiola is eyeing Toby Alderweireld as a long-term successor to Vincent Kompany.

Mike Ashley has offered his Newcastle United players £20m in bonuses to win the FA Cup.

Chelsea could face punishment from the FA after their fans chanted an offensive anti-Semitic song during the 2-1 win over Leicester.

Diego Costa’s move back to Atletico Madrid could be getting closer with reports the Spanish side has sent a delegation to London to thrash out the deal with Chelsea.

Virgil van Dijk will make his comeback from injury on Monday in a game for Southampton’s reserves.

Luis Enrique could be lined up for a swift move to the Chinese Super League, according to reports in Spain.

Andres Iniesta’s father is insistent his son will not “wear a jersey other than Barcelona’s,” according to reports.

Chelsea, Barcelona and Iceland legend Eidur Gudjohnsen has retired from football after a glittering 23-year career.


West Ham have earmarked highly-rated Napoli coach Maurizio Sarri as the man they want to replace Slaven Bilic.

Chelsea star N’Golo Kante says he refused to celebrate his goal against former club Leicester on Saturday out of respect.

Arsene Wenger insists Alexis Sanchez is focused on Arsenal but is not ready for first-team football.


Pep Guardiola praised the ruthlessness of his Manchester City team after they demolished Liverpool 5-0 at the Etihad Stadium in the aftermath of Sadio Mane’s first-half red card.

Former Man Utd chairman Martin Edwards says he does not kid himself that he was popular at Old Trafford.

West Ham defender James Collins believes his side have let manager Slaven Bilic down following their poor start to the season.


Arsenal remain interested in signing Raheem Sterling from Manchester City.


Alexis Sanchez was bitter his move to Manchester City fell through his Chile team mate Claudio Bravo has revealed.

Manchester United prepared to fight Arsenal for Monaco’s £92m-rated star Thomas Lemar with January bid.

Juventus want Liverpool target Virgil van Dijk. The Italian Champions are plotting a January move for the Southampton star.

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