From the Back Pages, July 29: Bayern look to buy Chelsea’s David Luiz

From the back pages
From the back pages

BAYERN MUNICH are ready to offer £40million for Chelsea’s David Luiz. Boss Pep Guardiola wanted the Brazilian when he was in charge of Barcelona.

Now, having moved to European champions Bayern, Guardiola is ready to pounce. The Sun

DAVID MOYES insists Manchester United’s transfer tussle with Chelsea over Wayne Rooney has not opened a rift Jose Mourinho. Mourinho marked his return to Chelsea by saying discussion of other clubs’ players was off limits – and insisting he could not be a “hypocrite” – before admitting he liked Wayne Rooney. Moyes appeared willing to engage in the mind games that characterised his predecessor Sir Alex Ferguson’s reign when he declared “bring it on” during the Australian leg of United’s pre-season tour.But the Scot now insists there is no conflict between the pair and declared his admiration for Mourinho, in much the same way as the Chelsea boss spoke positively of Moyes last week. Daily Express

CHRIS Tremlett is delighted to have taken giant step back for England ahead of third Ashes Test. The 6ft 7in bowler sealed England’s 2011 Ashes win in Australia, has struggled with injury, but is in with a real shout for Old Trafford place. Daily Mirror