A round up of sporting headlines including news from Sheffield United, Liverpool, FIFA, Everton, England, Manchester United, Arsenal and Manchester City.
DAILY MAIL: Ennis-Hill will ask for her name to be removed from Sheffield United stand if convicted rapist Evans is offered deal. Also: Liverpool raise stakes over Origi! Reds ready to increase fee in bid to bring £10m striker back in January.
GUARDIAN: Fifa has been plunged into fresh chaos after a long-awaited probe into the controversial bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups was disowned by its own ethics investigator. Also: Wigan Athletic have sacked their manager Uwe Rösler, four days after a resounding vote of confidence from chairman Dave Whelan.
DAILY TELEGRAPH: FA chairman Greg Dyke says convicted rapist Ched Evans’ return is ‘not an important issue’ in car-crash interview on BBC show. Also: Everton midfielder Ross Barkley says he is conscious of the ‘big step up’ to the national team but that the squad’s experienced players offer a chance to listen and learn.
DAILY MIRROR: Manchester United want on-loan striker Radamel Falcao, 28, to prove his fitness before committing to a £43m transfer. Also: Inter Milan are poised to make a double swoop for Arsenal striker Joel Campbell, 22, and Tottenham defender Vlad Chiriches, 24.
DAILY STAR: Everton’s Leighton Baines has urged the FA to hand England boss Roy Hodgson a new contract. Also: Manchester United want Radamel Falcao to prove his fitness before committing to a £44m permanent deal.
DAILY EXPRESS: Arsenal are preparing to hold talks with Manchester United’s £10million rated defender Chris Smalling. Also: Real Madrid are considering selling forward Gareth Bale, 25, to Chelsea in a £90m deal at the end of the season.
MEN: Manchester City have been told they will have to pay a British-record transfer fee of £60m to sign midfielder Ross Barkley, 22, from Everton.
SUN: The Gunners’ hopes of signing Podolski’s international midfield colleague Sami Khedira have been dashed after the 27-year-old confirmed his intention to stay at Real Madrid .