UK Back Pages: Daniel Agger, Thomas Vermaelen, Memphis Depay Rumours Heat Up

Sean SwabyUK Staff WriterAugust 6, 2014


Liverpool man Daniel Agger apparently wants out at Anfield, the race for Thomas Vermaelen and more heat up in tomorrow's back pages. 

Transfer rumours take us all over Europe, as not one rumour dominates Thursday's back pages.  

The Mirror runs with a story about a distraught Agger asking Brendan Rodgers to leave Liverpool:

Thursday's Daily Mirror back page - "Tearful Agger: Please let me leave" #tomorrowspaperstoday #bbcpapers

— Nick Sutton (@suttonnick) August 6, 2014

The Star focuses on the seemingly never-ending battle between Barcelona and Manchester United over out-of-favour Arsenal captain Vermaelen. They also have a story on Edin Dzeko potentially signing a new contract to stay at Manchester City long-term:

Thursday's Daily Star back page - "United battle for Verm" #tomorrowspaperstoday #bbcpapers #mufc

— Nick Sutton (@suttonnick) August 6, 2014

The Sun leads with the story of golfing legend Jack Nicklaus heaping praise on Rory McIlroy and another about City captain Vincent Kompany nearing a lucrative extension:

Thursday's Sun back page - "£65m Vin" #tomorrowspaperstoday #bbcpapers #mcfc

— Nick Sutton (@suttonnick) August 6, 2014

Daily Express leads with a story about Jimmy Anderson being backed by Alastair Cook but also link Spurs to a move for Dutchman Memphis Depay: 

Thursday's Daily Express back page - "Carry on Jimmy" #tomorrowspaperstoday #bbcpapers #ENGvIND

— Nick Sutton (@suttonnick) August 6, 2014