From the Back Pages, September 10: Manchester United eye Christian Benteke transfer

From the back pages
From the back pages

Manchester United boss David Moyes wants Aston Villa’s Belgian ‘beast’ ­Christian Benteke to be his next No.9. Moyes is a huge fan of the powerful centre-forward who has been a striking sensation in the Premier League. (The Mirror)

West Ham and England striker Andy Carroll was heading for a scan on Monday night amid fears the injury-prone signing could be out for several months. (Daily Mail)

ENGLAND and Tottenham right-back Kyle Walker will not face any disciplinary action for inhaling nitrous oxide, the Football Association has confirmed. (The Express)

England manager Roy Hodgson has confirmed that midfielder Frank Lampard will win his 100th cap against Ukraine in the World Cup Group H qualifier on Tuesday night. (The Independet)

Europe’s leading clubs are tomorrow expected to accept that the 2022 World Cup in Qatar will have to be played in the winter, leaving the Premier League isolated in their opposition to the move. (The Times)

New Manchester United signing Marouane Fellaini can become as big a star at Old Trafford as cult hero Eric Cantona once did, according to the club’s former defender Henning Berg. (The Telegraph)

It becomes ever more apparent why Stuart Broad was at Monza this weekend watching the grand prix and Jimmy Anderson was digging his garden. Fast bowlers win Test series in Australia. Hence those fast bowlers have to be pampered now and again, especially if they are as good as Broad and Anderson. (The Guardian)