Dennis Bergkamp believes that Arsenal have become extremely predictable and that they need to adopt a more ‘English mentality’ if they have any hope to succeed. The Dutchman suggests that the Gunners need to be more divisive on the pitch with their play and that they need some strong characters inside the changing room and around the club.
Elsewhere in the news Wolves look to Alan Curbishley; Martin Skrtel talks up Liverpool’s chances, while Andre Villas-Boas is being undermined at Chelsea according to his former employer at Porto.
Carlos Tevez returns to Manchester City with the threat of further fines. The Argentine got a police escort back into England, but hopes to rebuild some bridges and get his career back on track – Guardian
Dennis Bergkamp claims that Arsenal is predictable at present and need to adopt an English mentality – Guardian
Wolves are ready to interview Alan Curbishley with the view of him taking over the reins at Molineux following the sacking of Mick McCarthy – Guardian
Andre Villas-Boas is being undermined in his role as Chelsea boss, as his former employer at Porto Pinto da Costa revealed that the players have been engaged in conversation with Jose Mourinho – Daily Telegraph
Martin Skrtel has talked up Liverpool’s chances of landing a cup double, as well as qualifying for the Champions League this season – Independent
Scotland manager Craig Levein is risking the wrath of the English FA by moving for some of the nation’s best young talent, with a view of getting them to switch allegiance. The likes of Josh McEachran and Jonjo Shelvey have been those targeted – Daily Mail
Tottenham have agreed a £3.1m deal with Sau Paulo to take Brazil U20 Captain Bruno Uvini to White Hart Lane – Daily Mail
Manchester United has been linked with three players this morning as Fergie looks to freshen up his squad. Benfica duo Garcia and Gaitan are two of the names reportedly on United’s shortlist – Daily Mail
Sammy Lee has returned to Bolton for the third time in his career, to become Head Coach at the Reebok Stadium – Daily Mail
David Moyes won’t be looking to extend the loan spell of Landon Donavan for the fear of ruining Everton’s relationship with LA Galaxy – Mirror
Paul Scholes has given his first hint that he will stay on at Manchester United next season – Sun