A round-up of sporting headlines, including news for Liverpool, Manchester United, QPR, Chelsea, Manchester City and Real Madrid.
DAILY MAIL: Adel Taarabt has responded to Queens Park Rangers manager Harry Redknapp’s claims that he was ‘three stones overweight’.
Louis van Gaal insists Manchester United can still win the league despite more dropped points at West Bromwich Alion.
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers wants to manage in Spain one day.
DAILY STAR: Manchester United are plotting a £20m move to bring Gerard Pique back to Old Trafford.
THE SUN: Jose Mourinho says Roy Hodgson is the only international manager who bothers to call him over Chelsea players.
Fernandinho has warned Manchester City to stay alert in CSKA Moscow’s empty stadium.
Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti reckons Liverpool supporters will make a big mistake if they boo former Manchester United favourite Cristiano Ronaldo in Wednesday’s Champions League tie.
Birmingham will approach former manager Chris Hughton to replace Lee Clark, who was sacked on Monday.
MIRROR: Rio Ferdinand could be offloaded by QPR in January after just six months at the club.
QPR could turn to Porto’s Rolando and West Ham’s Winston Reid as possible replacements.
Liverpool will compete with several Spanish sides for the signature of Porto teenager Ruben Neves.
Chelsea scouts have again watched Marseille midfielder Giannelli Imbula.
THE TIMES: Burton Albion boss Gary Rowett is the man most likely to take the vacant Birmingham City manager’s post after Lee Clark was sacked.
DAILY EXPRESS: Manchester United will offer Real Madrid’s Sami Khedira a £5.5m-a-year contract to beat Chelsea and Arsenal in the queue.
Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham all turned down the chance to sign Raheem Sterling before he joined Liverpool in 2012.