The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable Internet links.
Llorente, 28, has struggled to get in Juve’s lineup ahead of Carlos Tevez and needs regular games to ensure his place in Spain’s squad for next year’s World Cup, the newspaper added.
“I can see the rest of my life in England, why not?” the Standard cited Wenger as saying. “I feel comfortable in this country because we share a common passion for football and as well I am very thankful for this country for having accepted me and giving me a chance.”
Mancini may face competition from Everton, which is interested in the Ecuadorian as a makeweight if it trades Leighton Baines to United, the Express added.
Richards, 25, was offered an improved four-year contract by City in the offseason and the full-back wants assurances he has a future under new manager Manuel Pellegrini, the Sun added.
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