Brazil star hints at Premier League switch

Brazil and Santos player Neymar
Brazil and Santos player Neymar
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We take a look around the papers for the latest news from Chelsea, Manchester City, Manchester United, Arsenal, QPR, Fulham, Liverpool and Everton.

Inter Milan winger Ricky Alvarez, who Arsenal missed out on in the summer, could be set for a loan move to the Gunners in January.

Brazil international Neymar has offered a glimmer of hope to interested clubs Chelsea and Manchester City after denying he has already signed a pre-contract agreement with Real Madrid.

Everton are confident of holding onto youth system product Ross Barkley, with assistant manager Steve Round dismissing talk of the midfielder, 20, joining Chelsea for £20m as nonsense.

Joey Barton has been caught by QPR team-mate Jay Bothroyd reading manager Neil Warnock’s autobiography.

Fernando Torres’s horror miss for Chelsea against Manchester United at the weekend has been recreated for the digital age by a meticulous video-gamer.


Nottingham Forest are to sign QPR defender Clint Hill following a knee injury to Chris Cohen, who was hurt in Saturday’s 2-1 home defeat against Derby County.

Everton owner Bill Kenwright will move to safeguard David Moyes’ future by offering his manager a new long-term contract. The Scot has two years to run on his current contract.

Daily Mail

Fulham striker Bobby Zamora is hoping to force his way into England manager Fabio Capello’s plans in time for Euro 2012.

The Sun

Liverpool midfielder Charlie Adam says that captain Steven Gerrard’s Reds return cannot come soon enough.

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich has reportedly ordered manager Andre Villas-Boas to field the club’s youngsters in the Carling Cup match against Fulham on Wednesday.

Owen Hargreaves has tried to prove he is fit for his Manchester City debut by clattering striker Carlos Tevez in a training match.

Daily Mirror

Chelsea chairman Bruce Buck has given a rare insight into Roman Abramovich’s character, painting him as a footballing anorak who was naively surprised by the attention he got after buying the club.

Daily Telegraph