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UK Back Pages: Balotelli's Liverpool Switch, Malky's Apology, Welbeck and More

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Sean SwabyUK Staff WriterAugust 22, 2014

Mario Balotelli's impending switch to Liverpool continues to dominate the headlines, but a few new names have dropped to keep the rumour mills churning. 

Danny Welbeck could be on his way out of Manchester United, Samuel Eto'o is potentially Liverpool's fallback plan if Balotelli falls through and Malky Mackay spoke out about the offensive text messages that surfaced. 

Metro lead with Balotelli, along with rumours of Welbeck leading a Manchester United exodus. 

Saturday’s Daily Mirror back page - “You can’t be Eto’o careful” #tomorrowspaperstoday #bbcpapers pic.twitter.com/ogcZBErVFL

— Nick Sutton (@suttonnick) August 22, 2014

The Sun focus on Louis van Gaal's quotes that he's considered "the Devil" after just one loss while previously being hailed as a saviour for Manchester United. 

They also have a rumour about Lukas Podolski's potential Arsenal exit. 

Saturday’s Sun back page - “I’m the devil“ #tomorrowspaperstoday #bbcpapers #mufc pic.twitter.com/iIsrcqBIDJ

— Nick Sutton (@suttonnick) August 22, 2014

Daily Express run the headline "Danny Up For Grabs" and claim that rivals Tottenham and Arsenal are lining up for Welbeck. 

Saturday’s Daily Express back page - “Danny up for grabs” #tomorrowspaperstoday #bbcpapers pic.twitter.com/p0AuJR5q9w

— Nick Sutton (@suttonnick) August 22, 2014

Daily Mail lead with some new, incriminating rumours about the Mackay-Vincent Tan fallout. 

Saturday’s Daily Mail back page - “Mackay called Tan a ‘chink’“ #tomorrowspaperstoday #bbcpapers pic.twitter.com/Etqdo0wj1m

— Nick Sutton (@suttonnick) August 22, 2014

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