MANCHESTER United boss David Moyes says striker Wayne Rooney, 27, should be aiming to score 30 goals this season and insists he can form a formidable partnership with Robin van Persie. The Guardian carries that story.
AND he will score those goals as a striker says the Independent who report that Moyes has also decided that Rooney will not play in midfield, where the England international was unhappy to be placed by predecessor Sir Alex Ferguson,
TOTTENHAM boss Andre Villas-Boas is willing to let striker Emmanuel Adebayor, 29, go out on loan - to save him from playing with the reserves. QPR are tipped as the most likely destination for the Togo striker says the Daily Mirror.
FEDRERICO Macheda has had loan spells at Sampdoria, QPR and Stuttgart
CRISTIANO Ronaldo's new five-year contract at Real Madrid has ended Manchester United's hopes of luring the 28-year-old back to Old Trafford according to The Sun.
RONALDO'S deal will see him earn around £15m a year says the Daily Mail – nearly twice as much as new team-mate Gareth Bale, to underline his importance to the Spanish club.
MANCHESTER United striker Robin van Persie, 30, says he wants to extend his stay at the club beyond the end of his current three-year contract. That's from MUTV.
ARSENAL and Manchester City have been alerted to the availability of Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes after the 31-year stated his desire to leave the Spanish champions at the end of the season says the Daily Star.
MANCHESTER United striker Federico Macheda, 22, is on the verge of sealing a loan move to Doncaster Rovers according to the Doncaster Free Press.
LIVERPOOL skipper Steven Gerrard received threats to him and his family during training in the build-up to his side's Premier League match against Swansea on Monday says the Liverpool Echo.