Club plan £20m wonderkid swoop

Everton's Ross Barkley
Everton's Ross Barkley
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WE take a look around the papers for the latest from Chelsea, Everton, Arsenal, Manchester United, Blackburn Rovers, Manchester City and Leeds United.

DAILY MIRROR: Chelsea are ready to offer a staggering £20million for Everton rookie Ross Barkley.

Arsene Wenger has laid into his struggling Arsenal side - telling the misfiring Gunners their Premier League season is under threat after just five games. Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has turned down Burnley’s bid to sign 18-year-old midfielder Paul Pogba on loan.

DAILY EXPRESS: Arsene Wenger needs David Dein back at his side to help solve Arsenal’s mounting problems, says former Gunner Remi Garde.

THE DAILY TELEGRAPH: Arsene Wenger has shown his anger with his Arsenal squad by attributing Saturday’s defeat by Blackburn Rovers to “a lack of concentration, a lack of communication and a lack of co-ordination”.

DAILY MAIL: Brazilian striker Neymar, 19, is to become the fourth most expensive player of all time after Real Madrid agreed a £53m fee for the Santos striker.

Manchester United will pay out a record £5million in bonuses to more than 500 Old Trafford staff.

Tottenham are weighing up a move for Switzerland goalkeeper Eldin Jakupovic after his club Olympiakos Volos were relegated to Greece’s amateur league for their part in a match-fixing scandal.

DAILY STAR: George Graham has told Arsene Wenger to sort out Arsenal’s defence - or pay with his job. Also: Petr Cech claims Manchester United are lucky to be flying high at the top of the table.

THE INDEPENDENT: Manchester City yesterday tabled plans for the most ambitious training facility in world football, in the hope that it would prevent them from losing the next Ryan Giggs to Manchester United. Also: Manchester United will trust in personnel from opposite ends of the experience spectrum tonight when they step into a potentially combustible Carling Cup tie against Leeds at Elland Road, with 18-year-old Paul Pogba expected to make his debut in a side also likely to include Michael Owen and Ryan Giggs.

THE SUN: Arsene Wenger last night tore into his struggling Arsenal team. Also: Everton axed Louis Saha for refusing to play in the reserves.