UK Back Pages: Queens Park Rangers Want Samuel Eto'o

Lee Walker@@Lee_BleacherRUK Managing EditorJuly 23, 2014


There aren't too many hot transfer whispers on the back pages of Thursday's British newspapers, but The Mirror think one familiar face will be returning to the Premier League.

They claim that Queens Park Rangers boss Harry Redknapp, never afraid to give an ageing star on big wages another crack, wants to sign former Chelsea striker Samuel Eto'o.

MIRROR SPORT: Eto'o good for Harry #tomorrowspaperstoday

— Neil Henderson (@hendopolis) July 23, 2014

Both the Daily Star and Daily Express lead on the news that Yaya Toure has no intention of leaving Premier League champions Manchester City.

STAR SPORT: Welcome back Yaya #tomorrowspaperstoday #bbcpapers

— Neil Henderson (@hendopolis) July 23, 2014

EXPRESS SPORT: Touré - Many happy returns #tomorrowspaperstoday #bbcpapers

— Neil Henderson (@hendopolis) July 23, 2014

The Sun pick up on a YouTube video which featured Louis van Gaal barking orders at his Manchester United players.

SUN SPORT: Hairdryer II - LVG is the new Fergie #tomorrowspaperstoday

— Neil Henderson (@hendopolis) July 23, 2014

The Daily Mail follows up on the Dutchman's quotes that the financial benefits of pre-season tours can't come at the expense of quality preparation.

MAIL SPORT: I'm travel sick #tomorrowspaperstoday

— Neil Henderson (@hendopolis) July 23, 2014

The Independent explore how Labour claims the Premier League has a moral obligation to spend £50 million on grassroots football.

INDEPENDENT SPORT: Premier league told to honour grass roots money deal #tomorrowspaperstoday

— Neil Henderson (@hendopolis) July 23, 2014

Meanwhile, the Metro picks up on the news that FIFA are under pressure to strip Russia of the 2018 World Cup.

METRO SPORT: Russian World Cup is 'unimaginable' #tomorrowspaperstoday

— Neil Henderson (@hendopolis) July 23, 2014