Cavani lifts lid on Suarez plans: Edinson Cavani has said his Uruguay team-mate Luis Suarez is holding out for a "dream move" to Real Madrid, reports the Daily Mail. PSG ace Cavani has also said the Liverpool striker was never interested in a move to Arsenal over the summer.
Paper Round's view: Suarez would still cost £55m in January, raising questions over whether Real could actually afford him, given their huge Gareth Bale-heavy spending last summer. And, of course, Liverpool might still be loath to offload Suarez, especially if he is playing well, not causing trouble and helping his team to contend for trophies.
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United won't panic buy: David Moyes will not necessarily bring in new faces during the January transfer window, reports the Daily Mail. The Manchester United boss will have funds available to him, but he has warned against fans getting their hopes up over seeing new faces at Old Trafford. Moyes believes he already has the quality in his squad to contend for the title.
Paper Round's view: The policy might not be met with enthusiasm by United fans, but Moyes is probably right not to bring in second-rate players, just for the sake of it. Otherwise, the Scot could just be managing expectations, after the transfer palava we witnessed over the summer.
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United fume at City intrusion: Manchester United have written to the Premier League to complain over Manchester City's use - and subsequent release - of video footage from the Etihad Stadium tunnel. The Daily Mail reports that United are fuming about what they perceive as an intrusion of their privacy.
Paper Round's view: It's difficult to have any sympathy for United when they are complaining because they fear the footage, which shows Ryan Giggs remonstrating with the fourth official, could be used as evidence against them in any disciplinary hearing that might follow.
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Wilshere in ciggie defence: Jack Wilshere claimed the incident in which he was photographed with a cigarette in his mouth was the result of a dare, reports the Daily Telegraph, among other papers. The Arsenal midfielder denied he is a smoker on Twitter, although he is already in trouble with Arsene Wenger, who said he will have words with Wilshere.
Paper Round's view: Gone are the days when footballers could enjoy a snout on a night out (or in the dressing room) and Wilshere should know, prank or not, that this would somehow get back to Wenger. Still, the story makes for some amusing headlines.
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