Friday’s football stories from the newspapers and web
The Guardian: Vincent Kompany’s latest injury has put the Manchester City captain’s future in doubt.
The Times: The Premier League is investigating allegations over City’s recruitment of academy players.
Daily Telegraph: Stoke City could lose on-loan striker Wilfried Bony in January as he has a clause allowing him to be sold to Chinese clubs.
Daily Star: Across Manchester, Jose Mourinho is set to try and sign Willian from Chelsea.
Daily Telegraph: Having announced his retirement from playing, Steven Gerrard is close to accepting a coaching role with Liverpool’s academy.
Daily Mirror: Will Hughes is set to leave Derby County after rejecting their offer of a new contract.