UK Back Pages: Angel Di Maria and Romelu Lukaku Rumours in the Headlines

BR-UK StaffFeatured Columnist IVJuly 26, 2014

SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - JULY 01:  Angel di Maria of Argentina celebrates scoring his team's first goal in extra time during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Round of 16 match between Argentina and Switzerland at Arena de Sao Paulo on July 1, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.  (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
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Saturday's back pages are split across several sports, with football, Formula 1, cricket and the Commonwealth Games all vying for attention.  

Let's take a look:

The Daily Star have the boldest piece of transfer gossip on their back page, suggesting that Manchester United are ready to make a move for Angel Di Maria of Real Madrid in a £45 million deal:

STAR SPORT: A ham toastie #tomorrowspaperstoday pic.twitter.com/rXFfLnVmV1

— Neil Henderson (@hendopolis) July 26, 2014

The Sunday Telegraph leads with a picture of England weightlifter Zoe Smith, but it also features a story about Jack Wilshere's contrition over being pictured smoking:

TELEGRAPH SPORT: Head over heelsm#tomorrowspaperstoday pic.twitter.com/kiOo3ALkyk

— Neil Henderson (@hendopolis) July 26, 2014

Smith is again on the back page of the Sunday Express, with a story linking Romelu Lukaku to a Real Madrid switch on the left-hand side:

EXPRESS SPORT: Zoe's gold is flipping great #tomorrowspaperstoday pic.twitter.com/u15MoQ9D45

— Neil Henderson (@hendopolis) July 26, 2014

The Mail on Sunday split its focus between the Commonwealth Games and the tension between England and India ahead of the third Test, which starts on Sunday:

MAIL SPORT: England fury #tomorrowspaperstoday pic.twitter.com/x0BCCApP6h

— Neil Henderson (@hendopolis) July 26, 2014

[@Hendopolis, Twitter]