UK Back Pages: Ross Barkley's Future, No Quick Fix for Louis van Gaal and More

Sean SwabyUK Staff WriterJuly 29, 2014

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Ross Barkley's Everton extension, Steven Gerrard's misery and Louis van Gaal (again) rule Wednesday's back pages. 

The Daily Star's focus is on Barkley, who on Tuesday committed his future to the Toffees amid transfer speculation. 

Wednesday's Daily Star back page - "I'm here forever" #tomorrowspaperstoday #bbcpapers #EvertonFC pic.twitter.com/NFPRcXpolo

— Nick Sutton (@suttonnick) July 29, 2014

Louis van Gaal remained in the centre of attention in the Daily Express after his comments about possessing a flawed Manchester United squad. Southampton is also in the forefront, as Morgan Schneiderlin slammed his employer on Twitter. 

Wednesday's Daily Express back page - "There's no quick fix" #tomorrowspaperstoday #bbcpapers #mufc pic.twitter.com/uqlSnDxs8I

— Nick Sutton (@suttonnick) July 29, 2014

The Sun focuses on Steven Gerrard's three months of agony, which include Liverpool's title challenge falling short, England crashing out of the World Cup after only two matches and his eventual leaving of the national team. 

Wednesday's Sun back page - "The worst 3 months of my life" #tomorrowspaperstoday #bbcpapers pic.twitter.com/7csSQYO9tn

— Nick Sutton (@suttonnick) July 29, 2014

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