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A look at the major football stories making the back pages of this afternoon’s regional newspapers.
LONDON EVENING STANDARD
Eden Hazard admits the signings of Diego Costa and Cesc Fabregas at Chelsea this summer has taken a lot of pressure off his shoulders.
Chelsea’s Loic Remy says he is determined to prove Liverpool made a mistake by not signing him this summer.
MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS
Nani has revealed his Manchester United form dipped because he wasn’t happy at the club.
Arsenal turned down the chance to sign Micah Richards from Manchester City this summer, according to a report.
John Guidetti has revealed he turned down moves to Ajax and Fiorentina to sign for Celtic.
LIVERPOOL ECHO
Jose Enrique is ready to put his injury nightmare behind him – and wants to get back to the levels he showed during his first season at Liverpool.
Roberto Martinez says there will be no room for sentiment when he comes up against a West Brom side managed by former Toffees assistant Alan Irvine this weekend.
NEWCASTLE CHRONICLE
Remy Cabella has insisted Newcastle United was his only choice of club when he decided to move from Montpellier.
Sunderland boss Gus Poyet is pushing Jack Rodwell “to the limit” in a bid to bring the new boy back up to Premier League speed.
THE JOURNAL
Sunderland face the prospect of subsidising a sizeable chunk of Danny Graham’s wages if they want to broker a loan move for the unwanted forward.
SUNDERLAND ECHO
Sunderland are in no rush to sanction a loan departure for in-demand winger Duncan Watmore.
Rob Elliot has revealed that he’s lost weight in a bid to gain an edge at Newcastle United.
BIRMINGHAM MAIL
Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert reckons his improving team can mix it with the best as they prepare to take on the Premier League’s elite.
Jack Grealish has been offered a new four-year deal as Aston Villa strive to hold onto their teenage wing wonder.
THE SENTINEL
Stoke full-back Geoff Cameron was due to undergo a hernia operation today after his stop-start season suffered another untimely setback.
Crewe have been linked with a loan move for Sheffield United defender Andy Butler.
HULL DAILY MAIL
Hull City owner Assem Allam will outline his vision for the club’s future, and finally confirm whether he will be a part of it.
LANCASHIRE TELEGRAPH
David Jones says Burnley go to Crystal Palace positive of building on their first Premier League point.
Blackburn new boy Shane Duffy admits he has a huge challenge on his hands to dislodge two of the three ‘great’ centre backs Gary Bowyer has at his disposal.
LEICESTER MERCURY
Tom Lawrence has been recruited to make an impact in the Leicester City first team, development squad coach Steve Beaglehole has said
SOUTH WALES EVENING POST
Garry Monk is facing an anxious wait over his international stars – with Wilfried Bony likely to manage just one training session for Swansea City before Saturday’s trip to Chelsea.
NEWHAM RECORDER
West Ham captain Kevin Nolan has revealed his frustration at missing key games at the start of the season through injury.
Theo Walcott has dismissed reports that he could return from injury in time for Arsenal’s north London derby clash against Tottenham later this month.
FULHAM CHRONICLE
Patrick Bamford reckons helping Middlesbrough mount a Championship promotion push is the best way for him to force his way into Jose Mourinho’s thinking.
Two QPR new boys Steven Caulker and Jordon Mutch reckon Manchester United are there for the taking on Sunday.
YORKSHIRE EVENING POST
Massimo Cellino admitted today that the hunt for a new head coach at Leeds United remained wide open, saying he was yet to identify “anyone better” than caretaker boss Neil Redfearn.
DERBY TELEGRAPH
Gary Rowett has turned down the chance to take over Championship strugglers Blackpool.
Derby County’s home game against Millwall at the beginning of October is being earmarked for Jeff Hendrick’s return to action.
EVENING GAZETTE
Jose Mourinho said working with Aitor Karanka would help Patrick Bamford develop as relationship between Middlesbrough and Chelsea grows.
BOLTON EVENING NEWS
Bolton should get a timely weekend boost with the news that Mark Davies and Dean Moxey are on course to feature against Sheffield Wednesday.
Dougie Freedman hopes of adding Irish midfielder Owen Garvan to the Bolton ranks have received a boost with news he will be heading out on loan from Crystal Palace.
BLACKPOOL GAZETTE
Blackpool descended into total chaos last night as it emerged that Gary Rowett had been offered the manager’s job while current boss Jose Riga was taking training yesterday.
READING POST
Anton Ferdinand has vowed to prove his critics wrong by showing he can cut it once again in English football with Reading.
THE ARGUS
Brighton boss Sami Hyypia is keeping an open mind about the role of Kazenga LuaLua as the explosive winger creeps towards a half-century of league starts for the club.
IPSWICH STAR
David McGoldrick would love to play alongside Jonny Williams at Ipswich after the Crystal Palace midfielder was linked with a loan move to Portman Road.
THE STAR
Walsall are interested in signing the Sheffield United centre-half on loan only three months after he swapped the Bescot Stadium for Bramall Lane.
HUDDERSFIELD EXAMINER
Former Huddersfield Town boss Mark Robins is being linked with a return to management at Blackpool
EVENING TIMES
Steve Simonsen has vowed Rangers will not allow their minds to wander on righting last season’s Challenge Cup final wrong just yet.
Kris Boyd is confident Ally McCoist will continue to handle the latest Ibrox crisis to guide Rangers back to the big time.

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