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.
Both the Daily Star and Daily Express lead on the news that Yaya Toure has no intention of leaving Premier League champions Manchester City.
The Sun pick up on a YouTube video which featured Louis van Gaal barking orders at his Manchester United players.
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.
The Independent explore how Labour claims the Premier League has a moral obligation to spend £50 million on grassroots football.
Meanwhile, the Metro picks up on the news that FIFA are under pressure to strip Russia of the 2018 World Cup.