From the Back Pages, January 9: Arsenal unlikely to sign new striker in January transfer window

From the back pages
From the back pages

Arsenal’s pursuit of a new striker has been made more difficult this month due to the release clauses of several major targets only applying at the end of the season. (The Telegraph)

Man City 6-0 West Ham. Capital One Cup: Álvaro Negredo scored a hat-trick as Man City demolished West Ham United. (The Guardian)

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has accepted his charge from the FA for comments he made about referee Lee Mason after his side’s 2-1 Boxing Day defeat at Manchester City. (Daily Mail)

Thomas Hitzlsperger reveals he is gay, with the former Aston Villa and Germany international declaring: ‘I have never been ashamed’. (The Independent)

BRIGHTON have announced their decision to reject Liam Bridcutt’s transfer request amid interest from Sunderland. (The Express)

The Qatar World Cup will not take place during June and July in 2022, Jerome Valcke, the Fifa general secretary, has said. (The Times)

England cricket star Matt Prior prevented a young English man jumping from a Sydney bridge in a suicide bid. (The Mirror)