Paper Talk: Chelsea eye double deal in bid to keep Conte; Leeds want Ings

Date published: Wednesday 4th October 2017 8:29

Liverpool could be ready to offload a striker to Leeds in the January transfer window, while Chelsea will make a double swoop to keep Antonio Conte at the club, according to Wednesday’s newspapers.

 

LEEDS TARGET JAN MOVE FOR LIVERPOOL STAR

Liverpool striker Danny Ings could be on his way to Leeds United in January.

The 25-year-old has endured an injury-plagued spell at Anfield since moving from Burnley in 2015, making only six Premier League appearances for the club.

Ings returned to first-team action for the first time in 11 months in September when he came on a substitute in the League Cup loss to Leicester.

But the forward is way down Jurgen Klopp’s pecking order of attackers and is being tipped by ESPN to move to Elland Road in January.

Ings has a prolific record at Championship level and scored 21 goals in 40 appearances the last time he played in England’s second tier as he steered Burnley to promotion in 2014.

At this stage it is unclear whether Leeds, who are currently fifth in the Championship table after suffering successive defeats, are looking for loan move or a permanent one.

AND THE REST

Paul Pogba has been banned from playing basketball by Manchester United a bid to prevent further hamstring injuries (The Sun)

Manchester United are confident of signing Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil, 28, when his contact ends at the end of the summer (Independent)

Premier League clubs are set to reject plans to give the ‘Big Six’ a larger share of international TV revenue (The Sun)

Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland could block plans for video technology to be used at next year’s World Cup (The Sun)

Theo Walcott will not sign a new contract – as Arsene Wenger looks to offload some of his flops (The Sun)

Sam Allardyce is pursuing damages from the FA for the way they handled the fallout from his sacking as England boss (Daily Mail)

The Premier League’s ‘Big Six’ are playing hardball with Richard Scudamore over international TV money (Daily Mail)

Chelsea are targeting January moves for Alex Sandro and Alexis Sanchez in a bid to keep Antonio Conte at the club (Daily Mirror)

Southend’s Anton Ferdinand has said ‘no club in England wanted to touch me’ after his release from QPR (Daily Mail)

Yeovil Town have invited Harry Redknapp to advise manager Darren Way on his managerial role (Daily Mail)

Jose Mourinho is on a collision course with Gareth Southgate because he does not want Marcus Rashford to play in both of England’s qualifiers (Daily Star)

Former Manchester United and England international Bryan Robson does not believe there is a stand-out candidate to skipper England (Daily Express)

Vincent Kompany is back at Man City and receiving treatment after being ruled out of Belgium’s qualifiers (Daily Star)

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