From the Back Pages, September 16: Arsene Wenger insists Arsenal are NOT stretched despite only THREE defenders fit for Dortmund trip

Arsene Wenger has only THREE fit first-team defenders for the Champions League trip to Dortmund, writes John Cross in Dortmund. (The Mirror)

Monday, 15th September 2014, 10:06 pm
From the back pages

LOUIS VAN GAAL warned the rest of the Premier League that his Manchester United side will only improve after chalking up his first win as their manager. (The Express)

Brendan Rodgers has vowed that Liverpool will treat Ludogorets as if they were facing Real Madrid on their return to the Champions League tomorrow night. (The Times)

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers believes Mario Balotelli will relish the responsibility of being the side’s senior striker. (The Independent)

Hazard in line to become Chelsea’s highest-paid player with new five-year contract worth £200,000 a week. (Daily Mail)

Liverpool hope to receive the go-ahead from city councillors for their proposed £75 million Anfield upgrade before the end of this month. (The Telegraph)

Rory McIlroy needs break after FedEx excess to recharge for Ryder Cup. (The Guardian)