From the back pages, June 3: England come away with a draw from Maracanã

From the back pages
From the back pages

England come away with a draw from Maracanã. Not bad at all. They could have been four down at half-time but improved dramatically in the second half. The introduction of Oxlade-Chamberlain revitilised England. However, this Brazil team is not in the best shape. They have a lot of work to do before their home World Cup next year. (The Guardian)

Jose Mourinho has touched down at Heathrow Airport after Real Madrid confirmed that the Special One is returning to Stamford Bridge. Florentino Perez, who was re-elected as Real president for another four years on Sunday morning, told Sky Sports News that Mourinho is to become Chelsea manager for the second time. (Daily Mail)

LUKAS PODOLSKI is a summer transfer target for Borussia Dortmund. Arsenal face a battle to keep the striker who scored after just nine seconds of Germany’s 4-2 win over Ecuador last week. (The Sun)

Liverpool and Tottenham face a summer of uncertainty after Real Madrid made clear their desire to sign Luis Suarez and Gareth Bale. (The Independent)

OWEN FARRELL escaped serious injury after being smashed in the face by his Saracens teammate Schalk Brits. (Express)

New Zealand beat England by 86 runs to clinch the one-day series after setting the hosts a huge total to chase in the second international today. Kiwi opener Martin Guptill destroyed England’s bowling attack once again with an undefeated 189 as New Zealand won the toss and smashed 359-3 off 50 overs at the Rose Bowl. (Mirror)

Liverpool will seek a club-record transfer fee in excess of £50 million for Luis Suárez before even considering selling the forward. (The Times)