Daily Star

David Beckham reckons Sir Alex Ferguson was right to drop Wayne Rooney on Saturday.

Liverpool boss Roy Hodgson last night sprang to the defence of superstar striker Fernando Torres.

Luka Modric has handed Tottenham a Champions League boost after making a miracle recovery from injury.
 

The Sun

Sir Alex Ferguson read the riot act to Wayne Rooney before axing him from Manchester United's side at Everton.

David Beckham has admitted he feared he would never play football again.
 

Daily Mirror

Fernando Torres was branded ‘diabolical’ in an amazing blast from TV pundit Jamie Redknapp.

Wayne Rooney returns for Manchester United against Rangers tomorrow after being axed for the draw at Everton.

Gerard Houllier has agreed a massive contract worth nearly £8million to take charge of Aston Villa.

Brian Flynn will be appointed caretaker-manager of Wales today.

Bolton manager Owen Coyle is ready to appeal against Gary Cahill's red card at Arsenal - and risk an extra ban for his England defender.

Coventry boss Aidy Boothroyd expects to complete a deal to sign Marlon King this week.

Birmingham will again bid to sign Crystal Palace right-back Nathaniel Clyne when the transfer window opens.

Ipswich have targeted the West Brom duo of left-back Joe Mattock and Luke Moore.

Tottenham are demanding Hull pay £200,000 to take England Under-21 defender Kyle Walker on loan.
 

Daily Mail

Wayne Rooney has pleaded with Sir Alex Ferguson to play him against Rangers in the Champions League tomorrow.

Liverpool manager Roy Hodgson was forced to make a robust defence of Fernando Torres as the striker looked a shadow of himself against Birmingham.

Gerard Houllier has identified Gary McAllister as the man he wants to be his assistant at Aston Villa.

Lee Cattermole could be stripped of the Sunderland captaincy after his latest red card.
 

Daily Express

David Moyes cast doubt over Sir Alex Ferguson's claims he didn't want to subject Wayne Rooney to "terrible abuse" at Everton and believes Manchester United may have wanted to make an example of the errant striker.

Harry Redknapp finally received a welcome bulletin from Tottenham's medical staff last night when Luka Modric was cleared for tomorrow's Champions League game.
 

The Guardian

Roy Hodgson launched a robust defence of Fernando Torres last night after the Spanish striker's ineffective display in Liverpool's goalless draw at Birmingham City drew stinging criticism.

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