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Papers: Man Utd players believe Jose Mourinho could be sacked with Burnley loss

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Back-page headlines and transfer rumours from Wednesday's national newspapers...


Manchester United's players and staff believe Jose Mourinho could be sacked if he loses again at Burnley on Sunday.

Newcastle captain Jamaal Lascelles and winger Matt Ritchie were involved in a furious training-ground scrap and had to be separated by team-mates before the defeat to Chelsea.

Arsenal want Ivan Gazidis' future resolved in the next fortnight with members of the club's hierarchy expecting the chief executive to leave for AC Milan.


Manchester United stars are confused by Jose Mourinho's chopping and changing of personnel and tactics.

Everton misfit Sandro Ramirez is wanted by Real Sociedad, according to reports.

Shahid Khan's son says he expects the Fulham owner's Wembley bid to go through.


The FA has come out in favour of clubs being allowed to have safe-standing areas in what campaigners regard as a significant move towards a change in the law on all-seater stadiums.

Jamie Vardy's withdrawal from international football could lead to a first senior England call up for Jadon Sancho when Gareth Southgate names his squad on Thursday for the Nations League match against Spain.

Reiss Nelson is close to signing a new contract beyond next summer and will move from Arsenal to Hoffenheim on loan for this season.

Erik Lamela is confident he will be fit to play against Watford on Sunday after he suffered an injury in the warm-up before Tottenham's 3-0 win over Manchester United.


Alexandre Lacazette could quit Arsenal this week, according to reports in France.

Rafa Benitez is ready to send out a weakened team in the Carabao Cup after claiming he does not have the resources for Newcastle to seriously attack the competition.


Kurt Zouma will not give up on his ambition to establish himself at Chelsea.

Manchester United have changed the layout of the home and away dressing rooms at Old Trafford to try to stop any repeat of the tunnel brawl that erupted in December between their players and rivals Manchester City.

Danny Rose is expected to stay at Tottenham until January and reject the chance of a loan move to Paris Saint-Germain or Marseille.

A US investment bank hired by Roman Abramovich could help to kick-start the halted redevelopment of Stamford Bridge within months, a source close to the Chelsea owner has claimed.


England boss Gareth Southgate is considering a shock recall for forgotten man Luke Shaw.


Lassana Coulibaly is fighting a losing battle to face Ufa in Rangers' Europa League play-off in Russia - and is set to be ruled out of Sunday's Old Firm derby.


Rangers will finalise a deal for Albanian international Eros Grezda on Wednesday after he completed his medical.

Lyon and Marseille are locked in a battle to prise Moussa Dembele from Celtic.

Dundee look to have pipped St Mirren in the race to sign striker Kenny Miller.

Rangers keeper Jak Alwnick is set to join Scunthorpe United on loan.

Swansea are leading the race for former Kilmarnock midfielder Youssouf Mulumbu.

Hearts are set to complete the £250,000 signing of Dundee striker Craig Wighton.

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