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Liverpool expect competition from Arsenal to sign Swansea defender Ashley Williams, while Celtic want Crewe captain Luke Murphy.

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Ashley Williams: A target for Liverpool and Arsenal

Ashley Williams: A target for Liverpool and Arsenal

LONDON EVENING STANDARD

Aaron Ramsey believes Arsenal will be favourites to beat Tottenham to a Champions League place if they win at Fulham on Saturday.

Gareth Bale faces a fight to be fully fit for Tottenham's match with Manchester City but Aaron Lennon is expected to return for Sunday's game at White Hart Lane.

Queens Park Rangers chairman Tony Fernandes today insisted the £15million loan the club have taken out is being put towards building a new stadium and not because they are in a financial crisis.

Manager Sam Allardyce happily admits he can be a "pain in the arse" to West Ham's owners and accepts that even a new contract would not be enough to prevent him being sacked should results go badly at the start of next season.

NEWHAM RECORDER

Sam Allardyce claims West Ham's high-pressure relegation battle has made it difficult for him to throw striker Wellington Paulista into action - but the Hammers boss still hopes to give the Brazilian some playing time before the end of the season.

MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS

Sir Alex Ferguson could give an indication of his United team of the season when he names his XI for West Ham tonight.

David Platt has warned against football reaching the point where every game is re-refereed on a Monday morning.

LIVERPOOL ECHO

Liverpool will face a battle to land summer target Ashley Williams with Arsenal ready to step up their interest in the Swansea City defender.

Glen Johnson believes his burgeoning partnership with Stewart Downing down Liverpool's right flank can continue to cause problems for opposing sides.

NEWCASTLE CHRONICLE

Massadio Haidara insists he has come back from injury stronger than ever - and is determined to help Newcastle finish the season as high up the Premier League table as possible.

THE JOURNAL

Newcastle United intend to mount another summer bid for Andy Carroll as they prepare a summer overhaul of their attacking arsenal.

SUNDERLAND ECHO

David Vaughan believes Paolo Di Canio is proving there is more to his managerial ability than pure passion.

Danny Graham says he is benefiting from Paolo di Canio's attacking philosophy - and believes Sunderland fans will see the best of him in the next few weeks.

SOUTH WALES EVENING POST

Huw Jenkins insists Swansea City will not abandon their prudent financial structure as they look to progress this summer.

Swansea City's Ashley Williams has welcomed local rivals Cardiff City's promotion to the Premier League as a boost for Welsh football.

BIRMINGHAM MAIL

Charles N'Zogbia is happy to trust the manager to decide when he plays and when he doesn't.

EXPRESS & STAR

West Brom boss Steve Clarke today warned Premier League vultures against swooping for the club's top stars by insisting "they will cost you a fortune."

West Brom defensive prospect Craig Dawson could get a chance to shine in the club's Premier League run-in, boss Steve Clarke has confirmed today.

Bullish defender Nathan Baker today vowed Aston Villa are masters of their own destiny - as the survival race prepared to take another twist.

Wolves boss Dean Saunders today hailed his side's spirit after they climbed out of the Championship drop-zone - but admitted the drop battle is turning him grey.

THE PINK UN

Major League Soccer side Sporting Kansas City have yet to hear whether Norwich City want to make Kei Kamara's loan move permanent.

READING POST

Noel Hunt says Reading are already showing signs of improvement under new boss Nigel Adkins.

THE SENTINEL

Stoke star Geoff Cameron has spoken about his horror at the Boston Marathon bombing in his hometown.

WIGAN EVENING POST

Roberto Martinez insists he has no problem with Sergio Aguero being available to face Latics tonight in their crucial Premier League clash.

THE BOLTON NEWS

David Ngog will be out for three months after dislocating his shoulder at Leicester City last night.

LANCASHIRE TELEGRAPH

Charlie Austin has probably played his last game for Burnley after being ruled out for the remainder of the season with an appendix injury.

EVENING TIMES

Crewe captain Luke Murphy is on the radar of Celtic manager Neil Lennon as he prepares to finalise his plans for the re-opening of the transfer window.

Lewis Macleod is set to return to training with Rangers this week and could make his first-team comeback before the end of the season.

THE SCOTSMAN

Clubs in the Scottish First Division have been invited to a meeting next Monday to discuss the creation of a second tier to the Scottish Premier League.

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