Football gossip: Allardyce, Bruce, Keane, Moyes, Rooney, Mkhitaryan, Wenger (27/09/2016) – Gistdigest24 news


Football gossip: Allardyce, Bruce, Keane, Moyes, Rooney, Mkhitaryan, Wenger (27/09/2016) – Gistdigest24 news

Daily Mirror
Sam Allardyce’s departure made the front page of the Daily Mirror

Burnley centre-back Michael Keane, 23, says he is happy at the club after he was the subject of a £15m bid from Leicester City in the summer and Chelsea were linked with a move for him. (Guardian)

Sunderland manager David Moyes has the full support of the club’s board, despite the Black Cats being bottom of the Premier League after failing to win any of their opening six games. (Daily Telegraph)

Wayne Rooney and Henrikh Mkhitaryan are set to start for Manchester United in their Europa League tie against Zorya Luhansk on Thursday in what could be a straight fight for a starting place against Stoke in the league on Sunday.(Manchester Evening News)

Zlatan Ibrahimovic will be absent for the visit of the Ukrainian side as the 34-year-old has been granted a holiday by manager Jose Mourinho. (Daily Mirror)

Manchester United defender Phil Jones hopes to return to training next week following a knee injury which required him to wear a leg brace. (Daily Mail)

Former Arsenal midfielder Gilberto Silva says the club’s fans should look at Manchester United’s struggles since Sir Alex Ferguson left before calling for Gunners boss Arsene Wenger to be replaced. (Daily Express)

Southampton’s 32-year-old defender Jose Fonte, who was linked with a move to Manchester United in the summer, is “waiting” for an improved contract offer from the south coast club. (Daily Echo)

West Ham manager Slaven Bilic allowed his players to get away from their Premier League struggles by going out together on Monday. (Daily Mail)

Norwich face having to increase the pay of 21-year-old twins Jacob and Josh Murphy to £15,000 a week if they want to keep them at Carrow Road. (Daily Mirror)

Daily Telegraph
The Daily Telegraph’s front page of its sports section

Best of social media

BBC Match of the Day presenter and ex-Leicester City striker Gary Lineker was left wondering where Foxes manager Claudio Ranieri was on the front cover of the programme for the club’s first ever home Champions League game on Tuesday. He put a picture of it on Instagram along with the message: “First ever @uefachampionsleague programme at Leicester. Thought Ranieri might be on the cover rather than the owner.”

Leicester programme

And finally

Basel defender Taulant Xhaka, 25, will face his 24-year-old brother Granit, who plays for Arsenal, on Wednesday in a Champions League group game – and he claims their parents want the Swiss side to win. (Evening Standard)


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