Football balls: Bale eyes Arsenal, RVP ‘snubs’ Di Maria at Manchester United, a Liverpool flop and a Chelsea dive
The tabloids are a hotbed of football news. Let’s look at today’s offering. We’ll kick off with the Express news that Gareth Bale has a “SHOCK admission”.
The SHOCK is that Bale has a telly and watches Arsenal and Spurs scores:
Bale has revealed he keeps a close eye on goings on in the Premier League from Spain.
The Daily Mirror wants to know about Liverpool:
We adhere to the tabloid rule: the answer to any headline questiosn is always ‘no’. So. No.
And it was 39 passes.
Robbie Savage has news – hard-hitting news – on Chelsea:
Diving, simulation – call it what you will – is not a disease exclusive to Stamford Bridge, nor is it confined to foreign players.
English players dive? Who knew?
The Daily Mail hears one shoe drop:
Well, he was pretty average at Manchester City, at the World Cup in Brazil, at AC Milan, at Inter Milan, at…
The Daily Star has a question:
Also in the Star, a Manchester United ‘Snub”:
What did he do? A fight?
When asked who would play in his five-a-side team, RVP said:
“I will go for David [De Gea] in goal. I need one defender so I will go with Michael Carrick because he can play in both positions [defence and midfield], then I’ll go for strikers so Wayne [Rooney]. I’m involved as well? I’m not on the bench?! So me, David, Michael, Wayne and… this is very hard because you have Juan [Mata], you have [Angel] Di Maria and you have Falcao… I’ll go for Falcao.”
More football balls every day…