Friday, February 21, 2014
IN THE NEWSPAPERS TODAY
the sun Manchester United are set to announce Wayne Rooney's £300,000-a-week deal on Friday. Nemanja Vidic is closer to joining Inter Milan from Manchester United. Tottenham boss Tim Sherwood has leapt to the defence of underfire striker Roberto Soldado. Mesut Ozil has apologised to Arsenal fans for his penalty miss against Bayern Munich. New Fulham boss Felix Magath has taken full responsibility for the brutal sackings of Rene Meulensteen, Alan Curbishley and Ray Wilkins. Carlos Queiroz has urged Manchester United to keep faith in David Moyes. Crystal Palace face a fight to keep Marouane Chamakh, with Aston Villa keen on the striker. daily mirror Manchester City are ready to rival Atletico Madrid for the signing of San Lorenzo's Angel Correa - a young forward dubbed the next Sergio Aguero. Mathieu Debuchy has thrown his Newcastle future into doubt by hinting he could join close friend and former Magpies teammate Yohan Cabaye at Paris Saint-Germain, having already followed him to Tyneside from French club Lille. Paul Lambert has told Alan Hutton his Aston Villa career is over because of his mega-wages and admits he's baffled why nobody wants to take the Scotland defender on loan. Manchester United are tracking Southampton's highly-rated teenage midfielder Harrison Reed. Liverpool are ready to let teenage winger Jordon Ibe go out on loan to Championship side Birmingham. Liverpool and Manchester City face competition from Dutch giants Ajax to land wonderkid winger Richairo Zivkovic from FC Groningen. Manchester United should give David Moyes time to get it right says Carlos Queiroz, who had two spells as Alex Ferguson's assistant at Old Trafford. West Brom boss Pepe Mel is thinking positive and says relegation is "not possible" for his Baggies. Defender Glen Johnson is set to return for Liverpool after a month out injured and hand England boss Roy Hodgson a welcome World Cup boost. Welsh third division minnows Pontypridd Town are to face Primera Division giants Valencia in a friendly. daily star Manchester City are closing in on Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes as his move to Monaco is on the brink of collapse. Manchester United outcast Shinji Kagawa could be set for a £15million summer move to Besiktas. Felix Magath has revealed Rene Meulensteen was a dead man walking for his final two games as Fulham boss. Alisher Usmanov admits Arsenal's £42million man Mesut Ozil is not pulling his weight. daily mail David Beckham wants Barcelona midfielder Xavi for his new MLS venture in Miami. New Fulham boss Felix Magath claims he was responsible for the brutal dismissals of Rene Meulensteen, Alan Curbishley and Ray Wilkins. Sergio Aguero is hoping to return to training with Manchester City next week, which could see him back in time for the Capital One Cup final. Wayne Rooney has agreed the fundamental details of his new £300,000-a-week contract at Manchester United but the deal has been held up by haggling over image rights. daily express Sam Allardyce has dismissed the accusation that he instructed West Ham star Ravel Morrison to change his agent. Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert wants to send forgotten man Alan Hutton out on loan. Crystal Palace boss Tony Pulis claims he has not held discussions with Marouane Chamakh about a fresh deal despite reported interest from Aston Villa. daily telegraph Norwich manager Chris Hughton could be sacked if the Canaries slip into the relegation zone with defeat against Tottenham. Get the new iPad Air. Converts on a zip submit. US traffic only. No incent. No Co-Reg. Offer Cap: 1,000 daily.