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Former Everton and Manchester United manager David Moyes, currently at Real Sociedad, would find it hard to turn down an approach from Aston Villa. (Daily Star Sunday)external-link

Villa boss Tim Sherwood says Chelsea were "fluky" in their 2-0 victory over his side at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. (Sunday Express)external-link

Sunday Echo's front page
The Liverpool Sunday Echo pays tribute to Everton great Howard Kendall, who died on Saturday

Bayern Munich are targeting former Chelsea and Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti as they fear will lose Pep Guardiola to Manchester City. (Sunday Mirror)external-link

Chelsea scouts have been watching Valencia's 22-year-old striker Paco Alcacer, with manager Jose Mourinho keen to sign the Spaniard in January. (Sun on Sunday - subscription required)external-link

New Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says he wanted to sign striker Divock Origi during his time as Borussia Dortmund coach but the 20-year-old chose the Reds instead. (Mail on Sunday)external-link

Dortmund and Germany defender Mats Hummels, 26, says he is "convinced" his compatriot Klopp can win the Premier League with the Anfield club.(ESPN)external-link

Arsenal want to sign Atletico Madrid's France forward Antoine Griezmann, 24, before Euro 2016. (Fichajes - in Spanish)external-link

The Gunners are also interested in signing Russia forward Aleksandr Kokorin from Dynamo Moscow in January, having failed with a loan bid for the 24-year-old this summer.(Sun on Sunday - subscription required)external-link

New Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce wants to sign QPR midfielder Sandro, 26, and plans to move for striker Carlton Cole, 32, along with the West Ham defensive pair of James Collins, 32, and Joey O'Brien, 29. (Sunday People)external-link

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho said 24-year-old Eden Hazard was on the bench in the win against Aston Villa because "we needed midfield players to be concerned with being solid". (Sunday Mirror)external-link

The Mail on Sunday's back page
The Mail on Sunday's back page

Manchester United's Spain midfielder Juan Mata, 27, has had an apparent dig at Mourinho, his former boss at Chelsea, claiming: "If a luxury player is a player who scores and assists and has good stats, then I'm happy to be a luxury player."(Sunday Times - subscription required)external-link

United and England defender Luke Shaw, 20, is rated 50-50 by his club manager Louis van Gaal to play at Euro 2016 as he recovers from a broken leg.(Sunday People)external-link

Manchester City are hoping to re-sign Spanish youngster Jose Angel Pozo and add Sevilla's 17-year-old centre-back Jose Maria Amo in January. Pozo, 19, was sold to Almeria this summer but City have a buy-back option. (Star on Sunday)external-link

Newcastle manager Steve McClaren says it will take three "transfer windows" for the club to start to be successful under his stewardship. (Observer)external-link

West Brom manager Tony Pulis said his midfielder James McClean, 26, was "not the sharpest tool in the box" after becoming involved in a post-match melee against former club Sunderland. (Observer)external-link

Romeo Beckham, 13, is expected to follow older brother Brooklyn in leaving Arsenal's Academy. (Mail on Sunday)external-link

Best of social media

Wayne Rooney's Twitter

Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney paid tribute to former Everton manager Howard Kendall after his side's 3-0 victory at Goodison Park and added a further message on Twitterexternal-link later on Saturday. "Great man, player and manager," the 30-year-old former Toffees forward wrote. "RIP Howard."

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo wroteexternal-link "thanks team-mates and Real Madrid fans for this beautiful moment" after becoming the Spanish club's all-time leading scorer in his side's 3-1 win over Levante.

After a 3-1 win at Crystal Palace saw his side go fourth in the Premier League, West Ham defender Angelo Ogbonna said:external-link "We really are the Hammers! Four away wins, 10 scored, one conceded. Surprise package they say? We're comfortable up near the top!"

Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera saidexternal-link "this is the way we have to react after a defeat" having scored in Manchester United's win 3-0 at Everton.

After scoring twice from 2-0 down to earn his side a point, Leicester striker Jamie Vardy said:external-link "Once again the fans were amazing! Thank you! #foxesneverquit"

Christian Fuchs and Jamie Vardy
Jamie Vardy (left) is the Premier League's top scorer

Foxes team-mate Christian Fuchs posted a pictureexternal-link of himself and Vardy celebrating their comeback.

Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure saidexternal-link Manchester City's 5-1 thrashing of Bournemouth was "a great start to a big week".

Crystal Palace striker Dwight Gayle apologisedexternal-link to his team-mates and the club's fans after being sent off in his side's 3-1 Premier League loss to West Ham.

And finally

Referee Keith Stroud had to go off injured after colliding with Hull City's 20-year-old on-loan striker Chuba Akpom during a 1-1 draw with Sheffield Wednesday.(Sky Sports)external-link

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