JUAN Mata is the talk of the tabs, and the broadsheets, as we kick off with a Sunday Mirror story that the 25-year-old will be offered an escape route in January by former boss Rafa Benitez, who is now in charge at Napoli.
ATLETICO Madrid and Paris St-Germain could also make a move for Spain international Mata as he continues to be marginalised by Mourinho says the Sunday Telegraph.
CHELSEA manager Jose Mourinho is risking the wrath of Blues owner Roman Abramovich by snubbing playmaker Mata. The Sunday People is running with that one.
BARCELONA playmaker Andres Iniesta, 29, has put Manchester City and Manchester United on alert after rejecting a new contract offer from the Catalan club says the Daily Star on Sunday.
ARSENAL are plotting a swoop for German midfield pair Marco Reus, 24, and Julian Draxler, 20, according to the Daily Express, Juventus are also said to be interested in Draxler, who is valued at £34m by his current club Schalke, while Dortmund's Reus would also cost in excess of £30m.
PARIS St-Germain defender Thiago Silva, 28, wants the French champions to step up their pursuit of Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney, 27. That's from The Sunday Mirror.
TOTTENHAM are favourites to sign former Schalke striker Ciprian Marica, 27, on a free with the Romanian international expected to move to White Hart Lane ahead of a switch to Arsenal or West Ham reports the Sunday People.
IITER Milan are keen on signing Blackpool winger Tom Ince and could exploit a Fifa loophole to get the 21-year-old, whose father Paul also played for the Italian club, on the cheap according to the Sun.
MANCHESTER United manager David Moyes insists predecessor Sir Alex Ferguson is not interfering at Old Trafford. The Mail on Sunday runs with that story,
ARSENAL manager Arsene Wenger has opened up the debate on "feeder" clubs after he admitted the Gunners would be interested in a formal link-up with Conference Premier club Barnet. You can read that one in the Telegraph.