Clubs chase teen wonderkid

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We take a look at all the football news making the back pages Manchester United, Liverpool, Wigan, Crystal Palace, West Ham, Blackburn, Nottingham Forest, Derby County and Chelsea.


•Every Manchester United player will shake hands with Liverpool striker Luis Suarez at Anfield on Sunday.

•Meanwhile, United will name Robin van Persie as their regular penalty taker after Nani’s midweek failure against Galatasaray.

•Wigan are tracking Honduran midfielder Roger Espinoza, 25, who plays for Sporting Kansas City but will be available on a free next month.

•Liverpool are in talks with Danish defender Daniel Agger, 27, about a new contract worth up to £80,000 a week.


•Wigan boss Roberto Martinez still wants Crystal Palace’s England Under-21 winger Wilfried Zaha, 19, but is put off by the £6m asking price.

•Liverpool are tracking Dinamo Zagreb midfielder Marcelo Brozovic, with Italian sides Lazio and Genoa also interested.


•Nemanja Vidic has urged Patrice Evra and Luis Suarez to settle their differences and avoid sparking fury at Anfield on Sunday.

•Andy Carroll is on course to be fit for England’s World Cup double-header next month against San Marino and Poland.

•Wigan, Blackburn, Nottingham Forest an Derby are tracking 17-year-old Stockport starlet Kyle Brownhill.


•Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich demanded answers from players and coaching staff at the club’s training ground the day after they blew a two-goal lead against Juventus in the Champions League.

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•Roy Hodgson has likened his reign as England boss to being on his “death bed”.