From the Back Pages, October 3: Roy Hodgson bows to Liverpool pressure over Daniel Sturridge

Roy Hodgson left Daniel Sturridge out of the England squad today while admitting that the forward could make his comeback for Liverpool on Saturday. (The Times)
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England boss Roy Hodgson has named a 21-man squad for the upcoming Euro 2016 qualifiers against San Marino and Estonia. (The Mirror)

LOUIS VAN GAAL is hoping that Angel Di Maria and Radamel Falcao can persuade Real Madrid’s Fabio Coentrao to join Manchester United this January. (The Express)

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Dani Alves is coming to England, according to an interview the player has given to O Globo in Brazil. In news that will put half of the Premier League on alert the full-back is quoted as saying he will be playing in the Premier League next season after walking away from Barcelona after seven glorious years at the club. (Daily Mail)

Mario Balotelli: Liverpool striker is not getting into the right positions to score for the Reds. (The Independent)

Everton manager Roberto Martiínez hailed an “incredible result” after his side earned a 1-1 Europa League draw away to Krasnodar. (The Telegraph)

The England and Wales Cricket Board has still to see a copy of Kevin Pietersen’s autobiography, which will be published next week, but has moved to clarify that it retains the right to take action against any breaches of confidentiality. (The Guardian)