The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable Internet links.
The Russian-owned Ligue 1 team will target Lloris if it can’t lure Marseille’s Steve Mandanda, the Express said.
Juventus player Paul Pogba, 20, said he doesn’t plan to return to English soccer anytime soon, the Daily Express reported.
The former Manchester United youth-team player said that Arsenal and Chelsea were interested in hiring him during the offseason, according to the Express.
The Baggies changed their mind about trading Long for 6 million pounds ($7.1 million) “at the 11th hour,” the Mail said.
Gareth Bale, who joined Real Madrid for as much as $120 million on Sept. 1, could make his debut in tomorrow night’s league game against Villarreal, the Daily Mirror reported.
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