From the Back Pages, January 25: Hulk’s flying visit puts top-flight clubs on alert and Hammers eye McCormack

From the back pages
From the back pages

Hulk has caused a stir by posting pictures of himself flying into Luton Airport with his Zenit team-mate Luis Neto. He is being offered to clubs in England while Monaco have expressed an interest following the injury to his former Porto strike partner Radamel Falcao. (Daily Mail)

Manchester United’s anxious 48-hour wait to wrap up the club record signing of Juan Mata is finally over tonight after the £37m deal was concluded, clearing the way for the Spaniard to have a medical with the club on Saturday. (The Independent)

José Mourinho said he was sad to see Juan Mata leaving Stamford Bridge after confirming that the Spaniard’s move to Manchester United was imminent on Friday. (The Times)

Manuel Pellegrini has hit out at Manchester United’s £37million capture of Juan Mata, claiming the transfer is unfair. (The Mirror)

ARSENAL advanced to the fifth round of the FA Cup with a comprehensive 4-0 victory over League One Coventry City on Friday evening. (The Express)

Do not adjust your screen. England have indeed won a cricket match in Australia. Nine matches and 131 days since their last victory in Cardiff in September England beat Australia quite comfortably in the end , leading from the front in a 57-run victory propelled by fine and fearless all-round performances by Jos Buttler and Ben Stokes. (The Guardian)

Andy Gray to return as commentator with BT Sport. Former Sky Sports commentator to return to screens with BT Sport three years to the day after sexism storm. (The Telegraph)