From the Back Pages, November 1: David Beckham’s son Brooklyn given chance to shine at Manchester United

From the back pages
From the back pages

Manchester United have been running the rule over David Beckham’s son, Brooklyn, with a view to offering him a place in their academy, the Guardian can reveal. (The Guardian)

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers thinks striker Luis Suarez well-placed for glory at Anfield and should stay put. (The Telegraph)

Philippe Coutinho has delivered Liverpool and Brendan Rodgers a fitness boost ahead of this weekend’s match against Arsenal after recovering from a shoulder injury. (The Mirror)

What a difference a 7-3 win makes; Gareth Bale woke up to headlines calling him Real Madrid’s cannon on Thursday morning after his decisive part in their huge home win. ‘Ancelotti put him on the right after the failed experiment of playing him as a No 9’ said Marca, ‘and he finally showed his enormous quality and the cannon that he has in his left foot.’ (Daily Mail)

Crystal Palace are set to begin talks with Chris Coleman this week about the possibility of him becoming their new manager, replacing Ian Holloway. (The Independent)

MANCHESTER CITY manager Manuel Pellegrini has admitted he is yet to decide whether to drop Joe Hart for understudy Costel Pantilimon against Norwich. (The Express)

Lee Dickson will start at scrum half for England against Australia on Saturday after being preferred to Ben Youngs, as reported in The Times today. (The Times)