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Russians swoop for Rooney

Published: October 26, 2012 | 8:35 am
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A mega-rich Russian club is reportedly set to make an audacious swoop for Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney. Other clubs making the national sports headlines today include Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester City and Newcastle United.

THE SUN: Super-rich Anzhi Makhachkala plan to stun the Premier League by making a mega bid for Wayne Rooney. Also: The Serbian FA has banned two Under-21 stars and two coaches involved in last week’s night of shame in Krusevac.

DAILY MAIL: Ashley Cole is ready to end his feud with the Ferdinand family and shake hands with Rio ahead of Chelsea’s clash with Manchester United on Sunday. Also: Stan Kroenke last night leaped to the defence of his Arsenal regime in the face of a fierce attack from club shareholders.

DAILY MIRROR: Roberto Mancini is facing a battle to head off a dressing-room mutiny at Manchester City. Also: Arsene Wenger last night hit back at the fierce criticism of fans fearing yet another trophyless season.

DAILY EXPRESS: Roberto Mancini faces a growing rift within his Manchester City squad after hauling them in for an inquest into their latest Champions League defeat. Also: Newcastle are in pole position to qualify for the Europa League last 32 as Group D winners after a 1-0 victory over Bruges.

DAILY STAR: Roberto Mancini is facing a losing battle to stop a dressing-room revolt at Manchester City. Also: Gabriel Obertan was Newcastle’s unlikely hero last night.

THE DAILY TELEGRAPH: Stan Kroenke insisted on Thursday night his investment in Arsenal was motivated by a desire to win trophies rather than financial gain after the club’s annual meeting was disrupted by angry outbursts from supporters. Also: Roberto Mancini is facing a widening rift with his Manchester City squad as senior players are growing increasingly disillusioned with the Italian manager.

THE TIMES: Bernie Ecclestone remained defiant last night as it was revealed that the search for his replacement at the head of Formula One has started. Also: Manchester City’s players have harboured concerns for several weeks over the persistent tactical alterations made by Roberto Mancini, the club’s manager, to the Barclays Premier League champions’ starting line-up.

THE GUARDIAN: Stan Kroenke defended his running of Arsenal in the face of heated opposition by fans. Also: The Texas-born race coach Bobby Julich has left Team Sky after admitting EPO use in the mid-90s.

THE INDEPENDENT: Some of Roberto Mancini’s most experienced players are becoming increasingly sceptical about the manager’s methods, with Micah Richards’ critical comments about his defensive changes reflective of a wider view within the squad that the Italian has got it wrong. Also: Arsene Wenger addressed angry Arsenal supporters, telling them the Premier League title was the priority for the club and that the team would “give absolutely every drop of energy to achieve that”.

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