From the Back Pages, April 13: Man United plot double transfer swoop on Paris Saint-Germain for Edinson Cavani and Thiago Silva

From the back pages
From the back pages

Manchester United are ready to launch a £57million double bid for Paris Saint-Germain duo Edinson Cavani and Thiago Silva, writes Steve Bates in the Sunday People. (The Mirror)

Manchester United 4 Manchester City 2: Louis Van Gaal has taken great pride from the fact that we have witnessed what he describes as “a different Manchester United” in recent weeks, but his increasingly impressive side bear little resemblance to the one he initially envisaged. The sight of Ángel Di María and Radamel Falcao running on for cameos in the final ten minutes with the game long-since won seemed as significant as much of what had occurred before, as United’s less-heralded players delivered a sixth-successive Premier League victory. (The Times)

Very rarely in the 700 matches of Roman Abramovich’s ownership have Chelsea managed only one shot on target, but that was all they needed to take another stride closer to the fourth Premier League title of the Russian’s reign. (The Independent)

Despite Arsenal winning their eighth Premier League game in a row on Saturday, the club’s chief executive Ivan Gazidis says he is ‘not happy’ that the club are not going to win the title. (Daily Mail)

JONATHAN TROTT is ready to restart his England career after admitting his own unrealistic expectations drove him to “breaking point”. (The Express)

Kevin Pietersen claims the incoming England and Wales Cricket Board chairman, Colin Graves, has told him he wants the best players available for international selection and there will be a clean slate for all in the future. (The Guardian)

Lewis Hamilton accused of being selfish by Nico Rosberg as tensions resurface at Chinese Grand Prix 2015. (The Telegraph)