From the back pages, August 22: Chelsea 2 Aston Villa 1: Thumping Ivanovic header rescues Blues

From the back pages
From the back pages

David Moyes and Rio Ferdinand saw their big night out ruined as Seville played the part of party-poopers to perfection at Old Trafford. The new Manchester United boss and the club’s long-serving defender will not look back on their evening with much relish after the visitors claimed a 3-1 victory. (Daily Mail)

ARSENAL took a massive step towards qualifying for the group stages of the Champions League with a comprehensive 3-0 victory away at Fenerbahce this evening. (The Express)

Liverpool have turned down a £10million bid for defender Martin Skrtel from Napoli - now managed by former Reds boss Rafa Benitez. (The Mirror)

Juventus tell Arsenal to forget about Paul Pogba. Arsenal’s summer of transfer frustration continues after Juventus confirm midfielder will stay at club. (The Telegraph)

Ashes 2013: England’s ‘clever’ team move outsmarted by gutsy Shane Watson. (The Independent)

Stuart Broad has been accused of “blatant cheating” by Darren Lehmann, who has urged his Australia side to “get stuck into him” in the return Ashes series against England this winter. (The Guardian)

Sex and drugs continue to dominate the athletics agenda as the sport moves from Moscow to Stockholm for tomorrow’s Diamond League meeting. Two Russian relay runners, who kissed each other on the lips while standing on the podium at the World Championships, have been quick to deny that they were making a statement about Russia’s new gay propaganda law. (The Times)