We take a look at all the football gossip making the back pages including news from Manchester United, Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester City, Liverpool, Sunderland, Tottenham, Leeds United, Fulham, Swansea, Middlesbrough, Everton and Sheffield Wednesday
•Shinji Kagawa is facing a race to be fit for Manchester United’s clash with Wigan on Saturday.
•Manchester City are closing in on a £10.2m deal for Montenegro striker Stevan Jovetic.
•Arsenal want to prise Didier Drogba away from Shanghai Shenhua.
•Joe Cole is back in training after hamstring trouble and eyeing a return for Liverpool on September 23 against Manchester United.
•Martin O’Neill wants Lee Cattermole to sign a new contract at Sunderland.
•Tottenham are ready to cough up the bulk of Jermaine Jenas’ £45,000-per-week wages in a bid to push through his loan move to Leeds.
•Phil Brown is set to be named as Coventry’s new boss.
•The FA will start John Terry’s racism hearing on September 24.
•Manchester United’s Robin van Persie was taken off at half-time with a suspected thigh injury in Holland’s 4-1 World Cup qualifying win in Hungary.
•Fulham have signed midfielder Giorgos Karagounis until the end of the season.
•Sunderland skipper Lee Cattermole is expected to sign a new deal with the club.
•Middlesbrough have signed former Reading defender Andre Bikey on a free transfer.
•Swansea defender Kyle Bartley will be out for three months after suffering a thigh injury in training.
•Patrice Evra could be dropped this weekend by Manchester United for the visit of Wigan.
•Fraizer Campbell faces a battle to earn another contract at Sunderland.
•Liverpool are battling with Juventus to sign Argentine starlet Luciano Vietto.
•Leeds boss Neil Warnock is snapping up Michael Tonge on loan.
•Manchester United are watching Sassuolo striker Domenico Berardi.
•Fulham have signed Greek midfielder Giorgos Karagounis on loan until the end of the season.
•Manchester United have played down Sir Alex Ferguson’s meeting with Pep Guardiola in New York.
•Everton teenager Ross Barkley will go on loan to Sheffield Wednesday for more experience.
•Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero’s bid for fitness has been fuelled by his desire to play against Real Madrid in the Champions League next week.