Mediawatch - 1 September

With transfer deadline day now upon us, the Mail Online reports that the Hammers have joined Sunderland in a 'last minute scramble' for Manchester City defender Micah Richards.

Sticking with deals already done, The Sun (£) carries a follow up story on Alex Song's arrival at the Boleyn Ground. Using quotes from his exclusive interview, the Barcelona midfielder says that the Hammers can be a "very, very big club."

Sky Sports carries a story following Mark Noble's appearance on their Goals on Sunday show. The No16 expressed his support for Sam Allardcyce during his stint on the television.

On the same show, Noble covered the topic of his international future, having been frustrated by his omission from the England squad. He refuses to rule out playing for the Republic of Ireland in this Sun (£) article.

The Mail Online reports that Hull City remain interested in a late deal for Mohamed Diame.

Monday's papers also carry reports from Saturday's 3-1 loss to Southampton, with the Guardian focusing on the manager's quotes that he hopes Alex Song can inspire his team to better performances.

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