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Borussia Dortmund manager Jurgen Klopp has ruled out a move to Chelsea, while Arsenal have taken a 16-year-old Brazilian on trial.

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Jurgen Klopp: Has ruled out a move to Chelsea

Jurgen Klopp: Has ruled out a move to Chelsea

LONDON EVENING STANDARD

Chelsea have suffered a major blow in their search for a new permanent manager after Jurgen Klopp insisted he will not move to Stamford Bridge next season.

Arsenal have handed a trial to 16-year-old Brazilian midfielder Indio.

Hugo Lloris has revealed he turned to Brad Friedel to help him adapt to English football, even though the American is his rival for the goalkeeper's spot at Tottenham.

FULHAM CHRONICLE

Mark Schwarzer has held talks with Fulham about extending his stay at Craven Cottage beyond the end of the season.

Harry Redknapp insists QPR can still beat the drop despite Saturday's drubbing at Swansea.

MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS

Joe Hart, Edin Dzeko, Gareth Barry and Samir Nasri are all set for the Manchester City chop for FA Cup as boss Roberto Mancini vows to make changes after St Mary's flop.

LIVERPOOL ECHO

Young Liverpool striker Samed Yesil is out for the rest of the season after rupturing his anterior cruciate ligament.

Brendan Rodgers has hailed the battling qualities of Lucas Leiva ahead of the Brazilian's 200th appearance for Liverpool tonight - but Daniel Sturridge is set to miss the visit of West Brom.

Stewart Downing has warned Liverpool must start making their dominance in games count if they are going to launch a push for Champions League.

NEWCASTLE CHRONICLE

Yoan Gouffran is targeting a return to action when Newcastle United line up against Southampton on February 24.

Cheick Tiote has warned his Newcastle United team-mates that nobody can take their first-team place for granted - and that he is prepared to battle for his own place in Alan Pardew's starting XI.

THE JOURNAL

Alan Pardew has warned his Newcastle United players none of them are untouchable in the wake of their January recruitment drive.

Alan Pardew has warned that Newcastle United are still "a long way" from Premier League safety despite their recent Gallic-infused renaissance.

SUNDERLAND ECHO

John O'Shea believes Steven Fletcher and Danny Graham have the mental tools to form an effective £17million strike partnership.

James McClean has revealed he will persist with his decision to not wear a poppy.

Sunderland have jetted off to Dubai for a break and a chance to get in some warm-weather training.

SOUTH WALES EVENING POST

Angel Rangel admits Chico Flores will be a big loss if he misses the Capital One Cup final.

BIRMINGHAM MAIL

Jack Butland has stressed his focus on Blues will not be affected by his big transfer.

EXPRESS & STAR

West Brom are keeping tabs on highly-rated Leeds defender Sam Byram as they plan for the summer transfer window.

Charles N'Zogbia was today hailed by manager Paul Lambert as the player who can provide Aston Villa with the X-factor in their bid to beat the drop.

Karl Henry today insisted Wolves are too good to go down as he reflected on a "disastrous couple of years."

YORKSHIRE EVENING POST

West Bromwich Albion have joined the growing group of Premier League clubs monitoring Leeds United defender Sam Byram.

THE DAILY ECHO

Jack Cork is enjoying life under new manager Mauricio Pochettino - even if he could do with an extra heart to cope with the demands brought by the Argentinian's pressing game.

READING POST

Adrian Mariappa says that Reading remain positive despite defeat at Stoke City and being back in the bottom three.

THE SENTINEL

Tony Pulis hailed the latest match-winning efforts of Stoke super-sub Cameron Jerome by declaring: "He's staying on the bench!"

LANCASHIRE TELEGRAPH

Jordan Rhodes was in seventh heaven on Saturday after claiming a priceless winner to make him just the fourth player ever to score in seven consecutive league games for Blackburn Rovers.

THE STAR

Sheffield United's efforts to capture Dominic Poleon from Leeds could hinge on whether their Yorkshire rivals are able to sign attacking reinforcement.

Connor Wickham regards his loan move to Hillsborough as a major step in his career.

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reat article. Hits the nail on the head. Encapsulates why I don't read tabloid newspapers anymore. The only thing worse is the 'told you so first' headline when they get lucky.

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