UK Back Pages: Manchester United Make £30m Bid for Dortmund Star Mats Hummels

Lee WalkerUK Managing EditorAugust 9, 2014


British newspapers' Sunday back pages are focused on the two Manchester clubs.

The Daily Star Sunday leads with a story that Manchester United have made a £30 million bid for Borussia Dortmund defender Mats Hummels.

Daily Star Sunday back page - "Mats my boy" #tomorrowspaperstoday #bbcpapers #mufc

— Nick Sutton (@suttonnick) August 9, 2014

However, the Sunday Express says that Louis van Gaal's chief target is Daley Blind after Arsene Wenger blocked his move for Thomas Vermaelen.

Sunday Express back page - "Pride of our Ali" #tomorrowspaperstoday #bbcpapers #EngvInd

— Nick Sutton (@suttonnick) August 9, 2014

The Mail on Sunday, like the Express, leads with the England cricket victory but also have a story that Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini plans to drop Joe Hart for Sunday's Community Shield against Arsenal.

Mail on Sunday Sport front page - "Bloody Marvels" #tomorrowspaperstoday #bbcpapers #EngvInd

— Nick Sutton (@suttonnick) August 9, 2014

The Independent and The Sunday Telegraph both cite Samir Nasri ahead of the Wembley clash, who says that Gunners fans are stupid to boo him, as he is not an Arsenal fan and not from London.

Independent on Sunday Sport - "Moleen turns destroyer" #tomorrowspaperstoday #bbcpapers #EngvInd

— Nick Sutton (@suttonnick) August 9, 2014

Sunday Telegraph Sport front page - "Rampant" #tomorrowspaperstoday #bbcpapers #EngvInd

— Nick Sutton (@suttonnick) August 9, 2014

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