It never rains but it pours for David Moyes at Manchester United after the Capital One Cup penalty shoot-out defeat to Sunderland on Wednesday night.
That loss has prompted Thursday's papers to call Juan Mata's proposed move from Chelsea to Old Trafford an "SOS".
There was further bad news on the financial front for United in the annual Football Money League.
Chelsea are poised to revive their interest in Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney, but could the arrival of Mata scupper those hopes?
Who else is making the headlines on Thursday? Read on to find out more.