Gossip column: Sakho, Sturridge, Guardiola, Hart, Sanogo, Schweinsteiger

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Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho, 26, has annoyed manager Jurgen Klopp after failing to find another club. Klopp wanted Sakho to prove himself elsewhere but the player turned down approaches from Stoke, West Brom and Besiktas. (Daily Mirror)

Daniel Sturridge's representatives approached Arsenal about a late loan deal for the striker, but Liverpool want to keep the 26-year-old. (Goal)

French journalist Julien Laurens believes David Luiz, 29, will return to Chelsea a worse player than when he left two years ago. (BBC Radio 5 live)

Former Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini says he "can't understand" why new manager Pep Guardiola let goalkeeper Joe Hart, 29, go on loan to Torino. (Metro)

Hart is set to appear for England in their World Cup qualifier against Slovakia on Sunday after Southampton keeper Fraser Forster, 28, injured his arm in training. (Daily Telegraph)

Guardiola has also been criticised by a former player, as ex-Bayern Munich defender Dante, 32, said the coach was not good "on a human level". (Bild - in German)

The Sun
The back page of Thursday's Sun focuses on the record transfer window spending

Tottenham's bid for Manchester United midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin, 26, was blocked after Old Trafford boss Jose Mourinho told the France international he was in his future plans. (Daily Mail)

Former midfielder Danny Murphy has not been impressed by Tottenham's transfer business this summer. (BBC Radio 5 live)

Arsenal right-back Mathieu Debuchy, 31, will stay with the Gunners despite a deadline day offer from Spanish club Espanyol. (Squawka)

Inter Milan midfielder Marcelo Brozovic, 23, turned down a move to Chelsea to stay with the Serie A side. (Goal)

Norwich missed out on signing 19-year-old Watford striker Jerome Sinclair. The Canaries wanted to sign the England youth international on an initial six-month loan. (Sky Sports)

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger blocked Leeds United from signing forward Yaya Sanogo, 23, on loan. (Sun)

Gunners midfielder Jack Wilshere, 24, signed for Bournemouth on a season-long loan, but the player's representatives had "agreed the structure of a deal" to take him to Serie A side Roma. (BBC Radio 5 live)

Daily Express
Thursday's Daily Express - and the return of David Luiz

Manchester United midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger, 32, made his final appearance for Germany, and briefly paused the game for a selfie and a hug with a fan. (Metro)

United midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan, 27, could miss the Manchester derby after leaving the field with an injury during Armenia's friendly with the Czech Republic. (Sun)

Juventus missed out on signing Zenit St Petersburg midfielder Axel Witsel, 27, after the player spent 13 hours at the club waiting for a deal to be agreed. (Gazzetta World)

Manchester City's outgoing loans will cost the club around £13.5m in player salaries. (Times)

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho added to his backroom staff on deadline day, brining Atletico Madrid scout Gerardo Guzman to the club. (Sun)

Real Madrid forward Isco was a deadline day target for Tottenham, but team-mate Sergio Ramos says it "makes him happy" the 24-year-old is staying with the Spanish giants. (FourFourTwo)

Former AC Milan and Italy defender Alessandro Costacurta, who was a boyhood Arsenal fan, said he chose not to sign for Tottenham Hotspur when he was younger because it would have been "high treason". (Arsenal.com)

Best of social media

Manchester City goalkeeper Willy Caballero passed on a message to Joe Hart as he completed his move to Torino.

Willy Caballero

Sergio Aguero also wished Hart good luck, saying that the two had shared "unforgettable moments" at Manchester City.

Sergio Aguero

Samir Nasri thanked City fans after he joined Sevilla on a season-long loan.

Samir Nasri

National League side Macclesfield Town poked fun at the amount of money spent on Deadline Day.

Macclesfield Town

And Stoke City striker Peter Crouch also got in on the act.

Peter Crouch

Chelsea and ex-Marseille striker Michy Batshuayi welcomed David Luiz back to the club, poking fun at their past rivalry.

Michy Batshuayi

Midfielder Moussa Sissoko celebrated his late move to Tottenham with a traditional signing day snap.

Moussa Sissoko

And finally...

Former Southampton forward Dani Osvaldo, 30, rejected a deadline day move to Italian side Chievo to focus on his music career with his band. (Football Italia via Rai Sport)

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo added another title to his collection as he beat Breaking Bad star Aaron Paul at poker to win £15,000 for charity. (Daily Mail)

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