From the Back Pages, July 13: Suarez’s bite on Chiellini cost Liverpool £25m... and Manchester City were prepared to pay £200m to sign Lionel Messi

Liverpool lost in the region of £25m in the deal which saw Luis Suarez join Barcelona. (Daily Mail)

From the back pages
From the back pages

Brendan Rodgers is ready to spend every penny of the £75million Liverpool bank for Luis Suarez – and then some, writes Alan Nixon in the Sunday People. (Mirror)

LIVERPOOL boss Brendan Rodgers is closing in on £20 million Swansea striker Wilfried Bony as he looks to continue spending the record £75m Luis Suarez transfer cash windfall. (The Express)

After 31 days and 63 matches it has all come down to this: a squad defined by their team collective take on a squad defined by an individual. This German generation await completion; Argentina’s Leo Messi awaits coronation. (The Independent)

Joachim Löw has suggested Germany can dominate the international game for years as he urged his players to “make history” by beating Argentina to become the first European team to claim the World Cup on Latin American soil. (The Guardian)

Brazil’s hopes of a redemptive victory in the World Cup third-place play-off were crushed by Holland in Brasilia tonight as the bedraggled hosts suffered a second chastening defeat in a week. (The Times)

It was a historic day at Trent Bridge. Amid the England records and world records came a ‘first’ in the sport’s annals. James Anderson, on the field of play, smiled. He had come to bowl against India, not to bat against them, but so inviting was the pitch that he could not resist making highest score by an England No 11. With Joe Root, Anderson shared the highest 10th‑wicket stand of all time in Test cricket, 198, and at a rattling fine rate too, in only 53.2 overs, at least to stem the decline in England’s fortunes. (The Telegraph)