UK Back Pages: Liverpool's Not Finished, Thomas Vermaelen's Refusal and More

Sean SwabyUK Staff WriterAugust 4, 2014


Transfer rumours are taking over the back pages, as the rumblings are getting hotter as the window's closing gets nearer and nearer. 

Thomas Vermaelen's future at Arsenal is still unsettled. The captain is looking for on-pitch time away from the Emirates, and Swansea star Wilfried Bony could leave the Welsh side. 

Here's a look at the best back pages have to offer. 

The Sun leads with Vermaelen. Once a fan favourite who captained Arsenal, he has allegedly refused a new Gunners deal, with Manchester United Barcelona interested in swooping on the Belgian. 

Tuesday's Sun back page - "Thomas snub to Wenger" #tomorrowspaperstoday #bbcpapers #afc

— Nick Sutton (@suttonnick) August 4, 2014

The Mirror's focus is on Bony, as the 25-year-old striker has been linked with a move to either Liverpool or Tottenham. 

Tuesday's Daily Mirror back page - "Bony Idol" #tomorrowspaperstoday #bbcpapers

— Nick Sutton (@suttonnick) August 4, 2014

Daily Express leads with quotes from Glen Johnson claiming that Liverpool can still compete for the Premier League in spite of the loss of Luis Suarez.

Tuesday’s Daily Express back page - “We’ve still got plenty of bite” #tomorrowspaperstoday #bbcpapers

— Nick Sutton (@suttonnick) August 4, 2014

The Star leads with Frank Lampard's revelation that he'll carry on with the national team.

Tuesday’s Daily Star back page - “Lamps will still roar for Lions” #tomorrowspaperstoday #bbcpapers

— Nick Sutton (@suttonnick) August 4, 2014

[Nick Sutton]