Monaco Eyes Tottenham’s Lloris, Express Says: Soccer Roundup

The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable Internet links.

Monaco Move

Monaco could sign Tottenham’s first-choice goalkeeper Hugo Lloris, the Daily Express reported.

The Russian-owned Ligue 1 team will target Lloris if it can’t lure Marseille’s Steve Mandanda, the Express said.

Pogba Stays

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.

Hull Again

Hull City may try again to sign West Bromwich Albion striker Shane Long after missing out on transfer deadline day, the Daily Mail reported.

The Baggies changed their mind about trading Long for 6 million pounds ($7.1 million) “at the 11th hour,” the Mail said.

Bale Debut

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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