What today’s Sunday papers are saying:
Sunday Times: David Moyes disclosed last night that the Football Association has contacted Manchester United to discuss the possibility of Belgian-born Adnan Januzaj representing England. Also: Jose Mourinho has denounced what he says is the growth of “simulation” in the Premier League and called on the authorities to crack down on diving.
Daily Telegraph: Roy Hodgson says England deserve to reach the World Cup finals next year, despite struggling to convince for much of their qualifying campaign. Also: David Moyes last night revealed that the Football Association had already contacted Manchester United to try and claim Adnan Januzaj for England, even before the teenager’s sensational full debut yesterday which drew comparisons with Wayne Rooney from the Manchester United manager.
Daily Express: Jose Mourinho last night launched a crusade against football’s cheats. Also: England keeper Joe Hart will soon discover that his Manchester City reprieve is only a temporary one.
Mail on Sunday: Joe Hart, England’s under-pressure goalkeeper, clung to his position as Manchester City’s No 1 yesterday - amid fears over the consequences for both club and country if he had been dropped. Also: Manchester United’s owners are rushing to raise up to £250 million through the issue of shares and could make the move as soon as February.
The Sun on Sunday: Whizkid Adnan Januzaj rescued David Moyes from another defeat. Also: Paris Saint-Germain will make a final bid to bag Arsene Wenger.
Daily Star Sunday: Gaffe goalie Joe Hart’s Manchester City future isn’t safe - as boss Manuel Pellegrini scours Europe for a NEW No.1. Also: Mathieu Flamini admits it feels like he has never been away - and that he has unfinished business to put right.
Sunday People: David Moyes hailed Adnan Januzaj after the Belgian teenager inspired a stunning comeback on Wearside. Also: Manuel Pellegrini admitted he almost axed Joe Hart - then urged the country to get behind England’s shaky goalkeeper.
The Independent: Revolutionary plans to expand the European Championship into a huge rival to the World Cup are being discussed by advisers close to Uefa’s president, Michel Platini. Also: The dissection of the Fifa rulebook was beginning last night.
The Observer: Real Madrid are considering a January bid for Sergio Aguero after the Manchester City striker was identified as the Spanish club’s prime target at the start of the summer, ahead of Gareth Bale. Also: John Beck, one of the more infamous football managers of the past 30 years, has been taking a prominent role in the Football Association’s programme to bring through the next generation of coaches.
Sunday Mirror: Mesut Ozil has been hailed as the “genius” who will win Arsenal the Premier League title. Also: Jose Mourinho has called for diving players to be banned.