Global Sports : Morning Paper Talk

posted in: News | 0

All the football news and gossip in today’s national newspapers
DAILY MAIL
Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal has added Tottenham defender Kyle Walker to his list of potential summer targets. United are also looking at Southampton’s Nathanial Clyne, Seamus Coleman of Everton and Barcelona’s Dani Alves.
Manchester City’s Micah Richards will seek a return to England this summer in attempt to get his career back on track. West Ham, Everton, Liverpool, Borussia Dortmund and Inter Milan are showing interest in the defender, currently on loan at Fiorentina.
Swansea defender Kyle Bartley has been ruled out for six weeks after tearing a knee cartilage.
Barnsley are considering a move for Oldham boss Lee Johnson after being rebuffed in a bid to tempt Mark Cooper from Swindon Town.
Norwich will pay £3m plus add-ons for Graham Dorrans after an initial loan period.
Arsenal fans face travel chaos after their FA Cup quarter-final at Manchester United after it was scheduled for Monday night. They will be unable to catch the last train to London unless they leave at half-time.
There is no sign of a thaw between Roy Keane and Sir Alex Ferguson, who blanked each other on a flight from Paris to Manchester following the Chelsea game at PSG.
THE SUN
John Terry has urged Chelsea to give him a new deal.
Slaven Bilic has refused to be drawn about taking over from Sam Allardyce at West Ham.
Hull boss Steve Bruce insists Tom Ince will not be allowed to stay at Derby next season.
Connor Wickham admits Sunderland are still floored by their FA Cup defeat to Bradford.
Brendan Rodgers is ready to unleash the “real Liverpool” on Europe tonight – six months later than planned.
Mike Jedinak is ready to give Crystal Palace a fitness boost by returning from an ankle injury against Arsenal this weekend.
Youngsters at top Premier League clubs have been branded “spoilt” by Hartlepool boss Ronnie Moore.
THE TIMES
John Terry has expressed confidence he will sign a new deal with Chelsea at the end of the season.
Luis Figo will introduce his campaign to be elected president of FIFA at Wembley with the support of David Beckham.
Chris Coleman has said that Hull defender James Chester is “touch and go” to be fit to play for Wales against Israel next month.
THE INDEPENDENT
West Ham’s signing of Nene may fuel rumours about Sam Allardyce’s future. There has been speculation he was not as keen to sign the player as the club’s owners.
DAILY STAR
Everton boss Roberto Martinez sought the advice of Harry Redknapp on how to deal with a plastic pitch ahead of their clash with Young Boys. Spurs played there in 2010 under Redknapp.
Middlesbrough midfielder Emmanuel Ledesma is set to join Brighton on loan.
DAILY TELEGRAPH
Police are investigating two Belarus clubs over a potential betting scam. Both clubs, FC Slutsk and Shakhter Soligorsk, posted match reports on their websites – but the game never even took place.

Previous Chapter
Next Chapter

Leave a Reply