MANCHESTER United's owners, the Glazer family, want an explanation from executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward about what went wrong in the summer transfer market, despite signing 25-year-old midfielder Marouane Fellaini from Everton for £27.5m says the Sunday Mirror.
THE RED Devils remain interested in re-signing 28-year-old Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo. The Old Trafford club had set aside £80m to complete the deal in the summer. The Mail on Sunday carries that story.
SOUTHAMPTON striker Billy Sharp is wanted by Reading, Leeds, Ipswich, Sheffield Wednesday and Doncaster when the loan transfer window opens up this week. But the 27-year-old fears he may have to stay with the Saints according to the Sunday Mirror, as they club are refusing to subsidise his £18,000-a-week wages.
BOLTON are interested in Crystal Palace's 25-year-old Ireland midfielder Owen Garvan, who could leave Selhurst Park after he posted a message on Twitter, which appeared to criticise Eagles manager Ian Holloway. That's from the Sun.
THE FOOTBALL Association turned down the chance to interview current Bayern Munich boss Pep Guardiola, 42, for the England manager's job before appointing Roy Hodgson, 66. The Mail on Sunday is running with that story.
ARSENAL are reopening £15m contract talks with manager Arsene Wenger, and hope a £40m January transfer fund will persuade the 63-year-old Frenchman to sign says the Sun.
THE FA could toughen up work permit rules at a shareholder meeting on Thursday claims the Mail on Sunday, in a move designed to make the criteria tougher for foreign players entering the country.
ROY Hodgson would have dropped Rickie Lambert, 31, and played Danny Welbeck as a lone striker in Tuesday's World Cup qualifier against Ukraine if the 22-year-old had not picked up a suspension says the Sunday People.
MANCHESTER United want striker Wayne Rooney to sign a new contract keeping him at the club "well into his thirties", despite him being linked with a move to Chelsea in the summer according to the Sunday Tekegraph. The 27-year-old's deal expires in June 2015.
MEANWHILE, United manager David Moyes is determined to push through a revamp of his Old Trafford scouting network after being frustrated in the transfer window says the Sunday Express.
Swansea City's 49-year-old manager Michael Laudrup and former Brighton boss Gus Poyet, 45, are on a list drawn up by Portuguese side Benfica if they decide to sack Jorge Jesus after an unimpressive start to the season. The Sunday Mirror carries that story.