A round up of sporting headlines including news of Manchester City, Liverpool and England
THE SUN: Zlatan Ibrahimovic sank England with a four-goal blast - and capped it with one of the greatest strikes ever. Also: Manchester City are lining up a sensational £50million January raid for Luiz Suarez.
DAILY MIRROR: Manchester City will launch an audacious £40million bid for Luis Suarez when the transfer window opens in January. Also: Zlatan Ibrahimovic last night condemned Roy Hodgson to his first defeat as England boss with a sensational four-goal blast.
DAILY STAR: Roy Hodgson’s new-look England side were flattened single-handedly by Sweden superstar Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Also: Roberto Mancini is plotting a shock bid for Luis Suarez.
DAILY MAIL: Manchester City are considering a January move for Liverpool’s Luis Suarez. Also: Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored the ‘greatest goal ever seen’ to complete a stunning individual display that crushed a young England side in Stockholm last night.
DAILY EXPRESS: New-look England were rocked by a stunning four-goal show from superstar striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic in Sweden last night. Also: Roberto Mancini is set to ask Manchester City to back him in a blockbusting move for Liverpool’s Luis Suarez in January.
THE TIMES: Steven Gerrard’s century of caps for his country and the debuts of five of England’s next generation of stars were overshadowed by a remarkable display from Zlatan Ibrahimovic in Stockholm last night, as the Sweden striker scored four goals - including one surely destined to be discussed as one of the greatest strikes of all time. Also: Roberto Mancini wants Manchester City’s recently installed hierarchy to back him in a January bid to prise Luis Suarez away from Liverpool.
THE GUARDIAN: The saga regarding the future of London’s Olympic Stadium has been criticised as “a Stratford farce” by the UK Athletics chairman, Ed Warner, with negotiations surrounding the £468m facility set to drag on until the new year. Also: The Football Association has rejected claims from Peter Herbert, the chair of the Society of Black Lawyers, that the governing body is “institutionally racist” after the Metropolitan police dropped an investigation into the referee Mark Clattenburg.
DAILY TELEGRAPH: Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini is planning to launch an audacious January transfer bid for Liverpool striker Luis Suarez. Also: An investigator hired by Tottenham to help their bid for the Olympic Stadium is among three men charged with fraud after allegedly obtaining illegally the private telephone records of West Ham director Karren Brady.
THE INDEPENDENT: On the night Steven Gerrard won his 100th cap, the England captain was forced to pay tribute to Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who scored what the Liverpool midfielder termed “one of the best goals I have ever seen”. Also: The Football Association has reacted furiously to the Society of Black Lawyers chairman Peter Herbert’s claims that football’s governing body is institutionally racist, by calling them “ill-informed and unhelpful”.