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Paper Talk: Barca keen on Vorm swoop

Swansea goalkeeper Michel Vorm is a shock summer target for Barcelona and Newcastle want Celtic's giant English centre-half Kelvin Wilson.

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Michel Vorm: Linked with Barcelona switch

Michel Vorm: Linked with Barcelona switch

THE SUN

Paolo Di Canio was on Sunday night named as Sunderland's new manager - just 24 hours after Martin O'Neill's sacking.

Brendan Rodgers has spoken of his utter shock at Martin O'Neill's sacking.

Alex Ferguson insists he has no interest in selling Javier Hernandez.

Wayne Bridge is at the centre of a transfer tug of war between Championship rivals Cardiff and Brighton.

DAILY MIRROR

Paolo Di Canio has been named Sunderland boss as owner took a massive gamble for Premier League safety.

Newcastle want Celtic's giant English centre-half Kelvin Wilson - as fears grow over the future of Fabricio Coloccini.

Nigel Adkins wants to snap up Southampton striker Billy Sharp as his first Reading signing.

Ian Harte will spark a Championship scramble for his signature when he quits Reading this summer. Millwall are leading the chase.

DAILY STAR

Swansea goalkeeper Michel Vorm is a shock summer target for Barcelona.

Sunderland last night appointed Paolo Di Canio as manager in a desperate late bid to save the club from relegation.

Danny Guthrie admits he was pleased Reading sacked Brian McDermott.

Mark Schwarzer will be 41 in October but boss Martin Jol is desperate to tie him down to a new contract at Fulham.

DAILY MAIL

Sunderland provoked a furious backlash last night by appointing Paolo Di Canio to replace Martin O'Neill as manager.

THE INDEPENDENT

Paolo Di Canio was last night appointed as the head coach of Sunderland following the sacking of Martin O'Neill on Saturday after the defeat by Manchester United.

THE TIMES

Paolo Di Canio has been appointed Martin O'Neill's successor at Sunderland, with the north-east club gambling their status in the Barclays Premier League on a managerial maverick who is untried in the division.

THE GUARDIAN

Paolo Di Canio last night became Sunderland's left-field, kill-or-cure choice to stave off the threat of relegation from the Premier League.

DAILY TELEGRAPH

Sunderland have put faith in Paolo di Canio to save them from relegation after the sacking of Martin O'Neill.

DAILY EXPRESS

Paolo Di Canio is the shock choice as Sunderland manager after he was appointed on a two-and-a-half-year contract last night.

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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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