From the Back Pages, August 5: Everton consider move for Manchester United’s Tom Cleverley as Louis van Gaal trims squad

Everton are still looking to add two new players to their ranks with Tom Cleverley of Manchester United among the options for Roberto Martinez. (Daily Mail)

From the back pages
From the back pages

Louis van Gaal will use Manchester United’s match against Liverpool in Miami tonight to make a final assessment of which players he will look to sell before the close of the transfer window on August 31. (The Times)

MANCHESTER CITY will pay all of Chelsea legend Frank Lampard’s wages during his six-month loan spell - following criticism from Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger. (The Express)

Jack Rodwell was at Sunderland’s training ground on Monday night for a medical and the finalisation of personal terms after Manchester City agreed to sell the 23-year-old midfielder to the Wearside club for a fee in excess of £10m. (The Guardian)

Everton’s loan bid for Christian Atsu has broken down over concerns that the Ghanaian would not get enough playing time. (The Mirror)

Mauricio Pochettino’s overhaul of his Tottenham Hotspur defence looks set to continue with Lazio chasing Younes Kaboul. (The Telegraph)

Elvis has left the building – driven away in agony, grimacing on a golf cart. It’s not how he imagined ending the show. Who knows when or if there will be a Comeback Special? Hopefully, if Tiger Woods does return to compete again, he won’t appear shoe-horned into a black leather jumpsuit. (The Independent)