From the Back Pages, August 19: Glenn Hoddle surprise name in the frame to take over at managerless Crystal Palace

Glenn Hoddle is the surprise third candidate on Steve Parish’s shortlist to replace Tony Pulis, with the Crystal Palace co-owner eager to speak to the Queen’s Park Rangers coach before he makes a decision. (The Express)
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Burnley 1 Chelsea 3: In three seasons at Barcelona, the club that he regarded as his spiritual home, Cesc Fàbregas never truly felt the expected sense of belonging. Perhaps, after all, he is more comfortable on the Barclays Premier League stage, on which he made an accomplished return last night in the unfamiliar blue shirt of Chelsea. (The Times)

Daniel Sturridge believes Liverpool have the hunger and belief to overcome last season’s title heartbreak by going one better this time around. (The Mirror)

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Rene Meulensteen has hit back at David Moyes and accused the former Manchester United manager of misleading the club’s fans over his departure last summer. (Daily Mail)

CHELSEA boss Jose Mourinho is determined to keep hold of Petr Cech despite the emergence of Thibaut Courtois. (The Express)

Luis Suarez given bit part as he makes Barcelona debut but Neymar steals his thunder in friendly. (The Telegraph)

Alex Hales appears set to become captain Alastair Cook’s new opening partner after being named in England’s 15-man Royal London Series squad to face India. (The Guardian)