World Cup Paper Review: Brazil's New Neymar Plea, Lovren Demands Liverpool Move

BR-UK StaffFeatured Columnist IVJuly 6, 2014

TERESOPOLIS, BRAZIL - JULY 05:  In this handout, Brazil's Neymar is seen inside a medical helicopter at the Granja Comary training center, on July 05, 2014 in Teresopolis, Brazil. Neymar will be treated at home for his back injury. Neymar, the biggest football star in Brazil, was ruled out of the rest of the World Cup after fracturing his third vertebra during Friday's 2-1 quarterfinal win over Colombia. (Photo by Heuler Andrey/Mowa Press via Getty Images)
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Even football struggles to get on the back pages when the Wimbledon men's final or British Grand Prix is going on, it seems.

Just two football stories of note make it onto the back pages of Monday's British newspapers—one a shock plea for Neymar to play for Brazil despite his injury and the other covering Southampton defender Dejan Lovren's renewed attempts to force a move to Liverpool.

Elsewhere, however, it is either Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic or race winner Lewis Hamilton (and sometimes a combination of both) who dominate the headlines. See for yourself below: