The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable Internet links.
Arsenal could meet Schalke’s 11 million-pound ($17.5 million) asking price for Kyriakos Papadopoulous in the January transfer window, the Daily Express reported.
The 21-year-old Greek defender was linked with a move to Liverpool during the offseason, the Express said.
Lewandowski was thought to have all but confirmed a move to Bayern Munich, the Express added.
Mahamadou Diarra could earn a new Fulham contract after making his comeback from a nine-month injury layoff, the Daily Mirror reported.
Diarra, 32, may get the last berth in coach Martin Jol’s 25-man squad, the Mirror said.
Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale may buy Mesut Ozil’s 1 million-pound house in the Spanish capital, the Daily Mirror reported. Bale’s move to Real led to Ozil joining Arsenal.
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