Lunchtime Report: May 17

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Andre Villas-Boas is among the candidates to succeed Kenny Dalglish at Liverpool after the Anfield legend was sacked by the club yesterday.

Borussia Dortmund's Jurgen Klopp, Marseille's Didier Deschamps and Wigan manager Roberto Martinez are also in consideration for the role.

Liverpool's owners, Fenway Sports Group, have said they are keen to replace Dalglish as soon as possible, with a long term appointment in mind.

Roy Hodgson has admitted that Scott Parker could miss Euro 2012, with the Tottenham Hotspur midfielder struggling with an Achilles tendon injury.

Elsewhere, Carlos Tevez has hit out at Sir Alex Ferguson, saying he will not apologise for being seen holding up the controversial 'RIP Fergie' banner.


In today's transfer news, Michael Owen is set to leave Manchester United after revealing on Twitter he has no been offered a new contact at the club. (BBC Sport)

Manchester United are reportedly ready to rival Manchester City for Arsenal captain Robin van Persie, whose contract expires at the end of next season. (Daily Mirror)

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