The Sun

- Ferguson has lauded Michael Owen as ‘still one of the best’ after the striker scored twice last night for Manchester United

- Andre Villas-Boas has been ordered by Roman Abramovich to play kids in tonight’s Carling Cup match

- Supporters backed Arsene Wenger as Arsenal defeated Shrewsbury 3-1

The Daily Mirror

- James Collins has been offered a new contract to stay at Aston Villa, with the club adopting a tougher contractual stance

- Gary Taylor-Fletcher has finally signed a new contract with Blackpool, bringing lengthy talks to an end

- Louis Saha is facing an uphill battle to save his career at Everton after his twitter rant, with the striker left out of the Toffees Carling Cup squad for tonight.

- Owen Hargreaves can’t wait to re launch his career with Manchester City, with the midfielder set to start tonight against Birmingham


 

Daily Mail

- Arsene Wenger insists he doesn’t need a defensive coach at Arsenal, after the side won their Carling Cup match 3-1

- Tony Pulis believes that Stoke’s win over Tottenham last night has given the side a much needed boost

- Alan Pardew has admitted he will have selection problems on Friday after Newcastle showed great spirit in an extra time to defeat Nottingham Forest 4-3.

Daily Star

- Alex Chamberlain paid back a large chunk of his £15 million transfer fee to Arsenal last night after scoring in his first start for the side.

- Andre Villas-Boas has accused the referee of letting down Chelsea last Sunday against Manchester United, saying certain decisions changed the game

- Tony Fernandes is hopeful that he can find QPR a home in White City, with the new owner open to the possibility of sharing a home with another club

Metro

- Micah Richards insists that the Carling Cup is being taken seriously by Manchester City

- Harry Redknapp has praised his younger stars for stepping up and taking penalties against Stoke last night

- Neymar has quashed rumours that he has done a deal with Real Madrid or Barcelona, saying he wants to stay for Santos’s centenary

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