Paper Talk: May 12

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Football News

Sunday Times

- Chelsea and Manchester United are set to lose out to Monaco in the race to sign Radamel Falcao in the summer transfer window after a fee was agreed for the Colombian.

- Sir Alex Ferguson is expected to shed further light on the reasons for his sudden retirement during his final game at Old Trafford on Sunday.

Mail on Sunday

- Roberto Mancini could be sacked as Manchester City manager within days - and Manuel Pellegrini is set to replace him.

- After breaking Chelsea's goalscoring record, Frank Lampard has revealed he wants to stay at Stamford Bridge.

Sunday Mirror

- Jose Mourinho wants to bring Real Madrid midfielder Sami Khedira with him to Chelsea.

- Tottenham have made Christian Benteke their top summer target - but will face competition from Arsenal.

Sun on Sunday

- Sam Allardyce has signed a new two-year contract with West Ham.

- David Moyes faces a tougher start at Manchester United than Sir Alex Ferguson, according to Harry Redknapp.

Sunday People

- Tottenham want to sign Wigan's £10 million-rated midfielder James McCarthy.

- Liverpool have held talks over signing £8million-rated teenage French defender Lucas Digne.

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