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Today's newspaper gossip: Rashford set for England recall for World Cup qualifiers

Published on: 30 September 2016
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Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford is in line for a recall to the senior England squad after temporary Under-21s coach Aidy Boothroyd left the 18-year-old out of his squad for upcoming qualifiers against Kazakhstan and Bosnia & Hercegovina. (Manchester Evening News)

England squad members received motivational postcards from former manager Sam Allardyce, two days after he left the job over allegations of misconduct.(Daily Mirror)

And the Football Association has had to throw away 4,000 T-shirts due to be given out to fans at the upcoming qualifier against Malta at Wembley, because they featured a quote from Allardyce. (Daily Mail)

Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe, 38, is likely to be shortlisted for the England manager's job. The Football Association also wants to speak to Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger and England Under-21s boss Gareth Southgate.(Daily Mirror)

USA national manager Jurgen Klinsmann is on a three-man shortlist to replace Francesco Guidolin at Swansea City, should the Welsh club decide to sack the Italian after a poor start to the Premier League season.(Daily Star)

The FA will meet City of London police next week as it begins its investigation into alleged corruption in the game. (Guardian)

Former Schalke coach Ralf Rangnick, 58, is also in the FA's sights to replace Sam Allardyce. (Daily Telegraph)

Wenger will revive his interest in Germany and Borussia Dortmund midfielder Marco Reus if his current playmaker Mesut Ozil returns to Real Madrid.(TuttoMercatoWeb.com)

However, German paper Bild reports that Ozil has signed a lucrative new contract at Arsenal and will take Jack Wilshere's number 10 shirt. (The Sun via Bild)

Liverpool and Leicester are interested in signing Swedish striker Alexander Isak, 17, from AIK. The teenager has been dubbed the 'next Zlatan Ibrahimovic'. (Liverpool Echo)

Daily Mail

The back page of Friday's Daily Mail reports on Manchester United's narrow victory in the Europa League
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has demanded an overhaul of his squad, with the Blues set to revive their interest in Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci, 29. (Times - subscription required)

The Blues are also keen on recalling AC Milan loanee midfielder Mario Pasalic, 21, back to the club in January. (Calciomercato.com - in Italian)

Everton manager Ronald Koeman says his players have a "mental problem" in playing his energetic style of football. (Daily Telegraph)

Assistant manager Chris Powell is the favourite to take over from Nigel Pearson at Derby County, should Pearson be sacked after being suspended by the club on Monday. (Derby Telegraph)

Arsenal are watching Celtic's Moussa Dembele, 20, with Real Madrid and Bayern Munich also keen on the French striker. (Sun)

The Sun

The Sun's back page on Friday leads on Wayne Rooney's vote of confidence from England interim boss Gareth Southgate
Manchester City midfielder Fernandinho, 31, says the players are struggling to keep up the intensity that manager Pep Guardiola wants. (Daily Mirror)

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho attempted to sign midfielder Paul Pogba, 23, from Juventus when he was in charge at Chelsea in 2015.(Daily Express)

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has warned his players about their social media profiles after French defender Mamadou Sakho criticised the club's "lies" on Snapchat. (Guardian)

Bayern Munich's Dutch winger Arjen Robben, 33, is hoping to secure a new deal with the Bundesliga champions. (Daily Mail)

Former Arsenal vice-chairman David Dein thinks Arsene Wenger has the "fire in his belly" to continue as Gunners manager. (Talksport)

England and Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart, 29, is open to staying at Serie A side Torino after settling in well in Italy. (Tuttosport - in Italian)

Best of social media

Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand was less than impressed with his Fifa 17 rating.

Rio Ferdinand

Bournemouth midfielder Jack Wilshere shared this snap of himself and his son, Archie.

Jack Wilshere

And Tottenham welcomed midfielder Eric Dier back to the training ground after he missed their games against Middlesbrough and CSKA Moscow with injury.

Eric Dier

And finally

Cristiano Ronaldo's £15m private jet crashed when it attempted to land in Barcelona. The Real Madrid striker was not on board at the time and nobody suffered more than minor injuries. (Daily Mirror)

Bayern Munich have had to relay their entire pitch after the grass at the Allianz Arena was overrun by fungus. (Sun)

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