From the Back Pages, October 17: Michel Platini proposes ‘white card’ and 10-minute sin bin for dissent offences by players

From the back pages
From the back pages

Uefa president Michel Platini has called for football to introduce a new “white card” to sin-bin players guilty of dissent. (The Telegraph)

RONALD KOEMAN insists he remains fully committed in his role as Southampton manager despite reports linking him with the Dutch national team. (The Express)

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger admits he failed to land all of his transfer targets in the summer window and says the club will reinvest in the squad again in January. (Daily Mail)

Ryan Giggs has challenged Manchester United to prove they can stand alongside title rivals Chelsea and Manchester City. (The Mirror)

Arsene Wenger will be forced to deploy a makeshift back four when Arsenal take on Hull on Saturday as the Gunners continue to rack up unwanted injuries that have blighted their start to the season. (The Independent)

Chris Hughton features with Steve Clarke and Kit Symons on a three-man shortlist drawn up by Fulham’s “managerial search committee” as the Championship club seek to replace Felix Magath, who was sacked last month after a miserable start to life in the second tier. (The Guardian)

Ghana has been approached about staging next year’s Africa Cup of Nations after the ebola outbreak prompted Morocco to threaten to pull out of its hosting duties if the event is not postponed. (The Times)