UK Back Pages: Ronaldo Taunts Liverpool, Louis van Gaal Warns of a Housecleaning

Sean SwabyUK Staff WriterAugust 28, 2014


The "crisis" at Manchester United continues, as Louis van Gaal has fired warning shots to his underperforming players. 

Roy Hodgson has warned Luke Shaw about his fitness, and Cristiano Ronaldo taunted Liverpool after Real Madrid were drawn in the same Champions League group as the Reds. 

The Sun pits Gareth Bale vs. Cristiano Ronaldo on its cover, along with its Van Gaal story under the headline "I'll Rip Up United," as he's vowed to cut loose any dead weight: 

SUN SPORT: Van Gaal - I'll rip up Man U #tomorrowspaperstoday #bbcpapers

— Neil Henderson (@hendopolis) August 28, 2014 

The Mirror calls United's potential overhaul "Red Men Walking," as Van Gaal has promised a new-look squad by the end of Monday's transfer deadline:  

MIRROR SPORT: Red men walking #tomorrowspaperstoday

— Neil Henderson (@hendopolis) August 28, 2014

Daily Express leads with Hodgson's words for Shaw and also Ronaldo's quotes that Liverpool's last win against Madrid only happened because Ronaldo wasn't playing: 

EXPRESS SPORT: Hodgson's fears for Shaw #tomorrowspaperstoday #bbcpapers

— Neil Henderson (@hendopolis) August 28, 2014