From the Back Pages, October 4: Zaha to be loaned out in January... and is your Premier League club one of FIVE waiting to pounce for £15m outcast?

From the back pages
From the back pages

Wilfried Zaha is set to leave Manchester United on loan in the January transfer window as he looks to get first team experience in the Premier League. David Moyes has not used the £15million winger since the Community Shield. (Daily Mail)

JOE HART will start England’s pivotal World Cup qualifiers with Montenegro and Poland after coach Roy Hodgson confirmed that Hart remains his No1 goalkeeper despite the errors which have undermined his form for club and country. (The Express)

Ryan Giggs has said there are no excuses for Manchester United’s faltering start under David Moyes and denied that Sir Alex Ferguson’s departure as manager has been a factor in the team’s poor start to the campaign. (The Guardian)

There has been no escape from the realities of home for Manchester United. The days of flying straight back from European games have gone: Sir Alex Ferguson’s little sports science obsessions persuaded him last season that players’ recovery was more rapid if they slept on the Continent rather than touched down in Manchester in the middle of the night. But in Ukraine they have been operating to a UK clock, in a country two hours ahead of Britain, all week. (The Independent)

Tottenham Hotspur manager Andre Villas-Boas praised Jermain Defoe after he moved within a goal of Martin Chivers’ club record European haul in the win at Anzhi Makhachkala – a performance seemingly not good enough to stop him returning to the bench this weekend. (The Telegraph)

Roberto Martinez insists it would be “ludicrous” to pin England’s World Cup qualification hopes on Ross Barkley... even as he earmarks the youngster as a potential great. (The Mirror)

Stuart Lancaster has arranged a World Cup dry run for England less than a year before the tournament, with New Zealand, South Africa, Samoa and Australia all heading to Twickenham in November 2014 to provide the toughest possible test of his side’s credentials. (The Times)