A round up of sporting headlines including news from Liverpool, Manchester United, FA, Tottenham and Arsenal.
DAILY MAIL: Odegaard trains with Liverpool first team as they bid to beat Manchester United and Real Madrid to sign 15-year-old wonderkid. Also: Mario Balotelli has submitted examples of the discrimination he has suffered as he seeks to avoid an FA charge over an allegedly anti-Semitic and racist message he posted on Instagram.
TELEGRAPH: Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal will go after Kevin Strootman, Diego Godin, Mats Hummels and Nathaniel Clyne in the summer. Also: Arsène Wenger ready to dip into £20 million January transfer window kitty to secure signature of promising 21-year-old Portman Road defender.
GUARDIAN: The Football Association has given Wigan chairman Dave Whelan an extra week to respond to his misconduct charge.
DAILY STAR: The agent of Colombian striker Jackson Martinez says the 28-year-old will not be leaving Porto despite interest from Arsenal, Liverpool and Tottenham. Also: Cruzeiro midfielder Luca Silva, 21, is set to snub Manchester United and Arsenal to join Real Madrid.
DAILY EXPRESS: UEFA’S first new ‘Nations League’ - the competition which is being brought in to replace a number of friendlies - will be played between September and November 2018. Also: Liverpool’s owners, Fenway Sports Group, are underwriting the cost of the redevelopment of Anfield’s Main Stand by virtue of a £114m interest-free loan.
TALKSPORT: Inter Milan are weighing up January moves for Arsenal’s Costa Rican forward Joel Campbell and Tottenham’s Argentine midfielder Erik Lamela, both 22.
THE TIMES: Manchester United spending could reach £350m in two years, with Roma’s Netherlands midfielder Kevin Strootman, 24, and Borussia Dortmund defender Mats Hummels, 25, among their top targets.