United to overhaul scouting system: Following his miserable first transfer window in charge of United, Moyes has vowed a massive shake-up of his scouting system, reports the Daily Mirror. With just Marouane Fellaini brought in and numerous failed bids for other player, Moyes has been "stung by criticism", the paper claims, and is ready to bring in his own m, tried and trusted talent-spotters. The reports adds that Moyes would prefer to bring in better and effective scouts rather than a director of football, which would undermine new chief executive Ed Woodward.
Paper Round's view: Clearly, something has to be done after United missed out on the likes of Thiago Alcantara, Cesc Fabregas, Fabio Coentrao, Mezut Ozil and Sami Khedira over the summer. Some may argue that Woodward has put himself in a position to be undermined, but Moyes perhaps understands that while directors of football work at other clubs, they might not at United. The Scot also has a decent pedigree in the transfer market while he was in charge at Everton, so bringing in his own people seems to be the right way forward.
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Coentrao happy to stay put: Real left-back Coentrao, whose deadline day loan deal with United fell through, has said he is happy to stay at Real Madrid. A report in The Independent claims the Portuguese thinks he is at the "best club in the world" and has no regrets about the failed move.
Paper Round's view: This is the same Fabio Coentrao who reportedly shed tears and had to be consoled by Cristiano Ronaldo and Nani when he realised the move was not happening, is it? Either that story was simply untrue, or Coentrao has realised he needs to start backtracking pretty quickly to ensure the next few months at the Bernabeu are not unpleasant.
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Madrid to go back in for Suarez: Real Madrid will make a fresh attempt to sign Suarez from Liverpool in January, claims the Daily Mirror. The Uruguayan striker remains on Carlo Ancelotti's radar, along with Monaco's Radamel Falcao, after Real lost Gonzalo Higuain and Jose Callejon over the summer.
Paper Round's view: With Arsenal also still needing a striker, Suarez will again be one of the main transfer stories come January, of that there is no doubt. And you cannot help but get the feeling that the player would still be keen on a move away from Anfield, should the stars align themselves.
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Gomis still hopeful over Newcastle move: Lyon striker Gomis claims a transfer to Newcastle could still be on in January, reports the Daily Mail. The France international's proposed move to Tyneside fell down this summer because over wages but he believes "a deal could yet happen", the paper claims.
Paper Round's view: Like Arsenal and Madrid, Newcastle still need a striker and with contact already made with Lyon over Gomis, any deal in the New Year should play out a lot smoother. At least the Toon know what he wants, in terms of wages.
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England U21 keeper wanted by Wednesday: The Daily Mail reports that Sheffield Wednesday want to take England U21 goalkeeper Jack Butland on loan from Stoke. The paper says: "There are serious concerns Butland's career could stall at Stoke" with Asmir Begovic number one in the Potteries and Thomas Sorensen still at the club.
Paper Round's view: 'Promising young player suffers from lack of opportunity due to foreign imports' - the timing could not have been better, given the current debate over the state of the national game. Butland simply must move if he is to progress.
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