From the Back Pages, January 15: Andy Murray fears ‘inhumane’ heat at Australian Open could kill someone

From the back pages
From the back pages

Andy Murray said he feared someone could suffer a heart attack if Australian Open organisers insist on play going ahead in 108F (42C) temperatures in Melbourne, as they did on Tuesday. (Telegraph)

The sad decline of Steven Finn has reached a new low after it was confirmed by England that he will miss the rest of this Australian tour because he is ‘unpickable’. (Daily Mail)

Manchester United’s former prodigy Paul Pogba feels such a deep grievance about the way he was treated by Sir Alex Ferguson that he has ruled out any notion of returning to Old Trafford, to provide the midfield quality which manager David Moyes is lacking. (The Independent)

Arsene Wenger is trying to do a £35million deal for German whizkid Julian Draxler - so he can turn him into the new Robin van Persie. (The Mirror)

Assem Allam, the Hull City owner and chairman, has threatened to walk out on the club if his controversial attempt to rename them “Hull Tigers” is blocked by the Football Association or the supporters. (The Times)

Everton are hopeful of ending the uncertainty over Leighton Baines’s future, and with it David Moyes’ interest in a reunion at Manchester United, by securing the England international on a new long-term contract. (The Guardian)

MANUEL PELLEGRINI says Sergio Aguero’s return will only strengthen Manchester City’s bid to pull off football’s mission impossible – an unprecedented quadruple of trophies. (The Express)