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UK Back Pages: Chelsea Turn Their Attention to Massive Bid for Paul Pogba

Sean Swaby@seanswabyUK Staff WriterAugust 20, 2015

Juventus' Paulo Dybala, right and Paul Labile Pogba pose with the trophy after beating Lazio during the 2015 TIM Italian Supercup held at the Shanghai Stadium in Shanghai, China, Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015. Juventus defeat Lazio 2-0 to win the Supercup. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
Ng Han Guan/Associated Press

With Pedro now in hand, is Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho ready to continue his summer spending? 

If you believe the back-page rumblings, Mourinho is about to make a huge splash. 

Both Express Sport and Star Sport link the Premier League champions to a move for Juventus superstar Paul Pogba. 

Friday's Daily Express back page: Pogba next for Jose #tomorrowspaperstoday #bbcpapers pic.twitter.com/3b6q30PCrt

— Nick Sutton (@suttonnick) August 20, 2015

Friday's Daily Star back page: £100m - Jose will break the bank for Pogba and Stones #tomorrowspaperstoday #bbcpapers pic.twitter.com/snx97ExGSl

— Nick Sutton (@suttonnick) August 20, 2015

Sun Sport instead focuses on a different Chelsea target, John Stones, claiming the defender will hand in a transfer request to Everton to push his move to the club. It also relays word that the David De Gea move to Real Madrid is back on. 

Thursday's Sun back page: Game of Stones #tomorrowspaperstoday #bbcpapers pic.twitter.com/dnGo2w6nhr

— Nick Sutton (@suttonnick) August 20, 2015

Mirror Sport leads with the Charlie Austin saga, with the QPR man lashing out at West Ham chairman David Sullivan over his knee. 

Friday's Daily Mirror back page: Shut it, Sullivan #tomorrowspaperstoday #bbcpapers pic.twitter.com/hsq728WzgW

— Nick Sutton (@suttonnick) August 20, 2015 
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