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Arsene Wenger believes Mesut Ozil will be crowned the world's best player one day, while Loic Remy has tipped Papiss Cisse to end his drought.

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Mesut Ozil: Has received Arsene Wenger's backing

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LONDON EVENING STANDARD

Arsene Wenger believes Arsenal's record signing Mesut Ozil will one day be crowned as the world's best player.

Oscar has revealed Chelsea's players are determined to beat Schalke on Wednesday to avoid another "scary" rebuke from Jose Mourinho.

MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS

Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini said the Blues are ready for anyone in the Champions League knock-out stages after their win over CSKA Moscow.

Manchester United's Ashley Young was savaged by critics for his actions in winning a penalty against Real Sociedad but has the backing of his manager for it.

NEWCASTLE CHRONICLE

The Newcastle United Supporters Trust have extended an olive branch to the club after being banned from the newly-formed Fans Forum.

Gus Poyet has also told Sunderland to smarten up - and produce 90 minutes of consistent football.

THE JOURNAL

Newcastle's Loic Remy believes out-of-sorts Papiss Cisse is "trying too hard" to end his miserable run in front of goal - but retains confidence the Senegal striker will return to scoring ways soon.

SUNDERLAND ECHO

Gus Poyet looks set to hand Emanuele Giaccherini and Ki Sung-Yeung run-oust in Sunderland's Capital One Cup clash with Southampton on Wednesday.

EXPRESS & STAR

West Brom manager Steve Clarke admits that he is as under pressure as the next Premier League boss to stop "the vultures circling".

West Brom defender Billy Jones was ruled out for up to six weeks as veteran Steven Reid was tipped to step up to the mark at Chelsea on Saturday.

Aston Villa's Fabian Delph has admitted it would be a "dream" to gatecrash England's World Cup squad.

THE SENTINEL

Stephen Ireland believes he is almost in tip-top shape to start laying a claim to a long-term deal at Stoke City.

NEWHAM RECORDER

Arsenal's Olivier Giroud believes he has come a long way since being told by one-time Grenoble boss Mehmed Bazdarevic as a raw youngster he would never cut it with the elite.

YORKSHIRE EVENING POST

Leeds boss Brian McDermott is tipping Ross McCormack to break the 20-goal barrier for the Whites this season.

WALES ONLINE

Wales will wear a new red Adidas kit for next year's Euro 2016 qualifiers.

Swansea manager Michael Laudrup is unhappy his side will face two games in 48 hours at Christmas but has no issues with the club's Europa League demands.

THE DAILY ECHO

Southampton's Kelvin Davies said he felt 'physically sick' when Artur Boruc was caught out by Asmir Begovic.

HULL DAILY MAIL

George Boyd is confident he and Hull City can prosper in the Premier League after producing a fearless start to top-flight life.

EVENING TIMES

Neil Lennon says that Ajax's keep-ball tactics are not a problem for Celtic ahead of Wednesday's Champions League clash.

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