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Peter Odemwingie could stay at West Brom beyond the summer, Tony Pulis is sure he retains Stoke's backing, and Bolton want Jeffrey Schlupp.

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Peter Odemwingie: May have future at West Brom

Peter Odemwingie: May have future at West Brom

LONDON EVENING STANDARD

Arsenal chairman Peter Hill-Wood has denied any knowledge of a takeover of the Premier League club by interests in the Middle East.

Ian Holloway believes Crystal Palace are seeing the best of Wilfried Zaha again following his transfer to Manchester United.

Branislav Ivanovic admits Chelsea are facing Manchester United in the FA Cup on Sunday at the worst possible time.

FULHAM CHRONICLE

QPR manager Harry Redknapp has named 37 points as the minimum needed if the club are to stay up.

MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS

Sir Alex Ferguson has said that Wayne Rooney will be at Manchester United next season despite speculation linking the striker with an Old Trafford exit.

City boss Roberto Mancini has said no deal is in place for Edin Dzeko to move to Borussia Dortmund and knocked down talk of a bid for United's Wayne Rooney.

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson admitted his faith in the game has been tested by the referee's decision to send Nani off against Real Madrid on Tuesday.

LIVERPOOL ECHO

Jamie Carragher insists he won't postpone his retirement plans as the Liverpool defender prepares to make his 500th Premier League appearance against Tottenham.

Marouane Fellaini has revealed his burning desire to win a trophy with Everton - and believes they're better equipped than ever before during his five-year Goodison spell.

Thomas Hitzlsperger is working around the clock to convince Everton he is worth a new contract - and insists he is ready to help fire the Blues back to Wembley.

NEWCASTLE CHRONICLE

Newcastle United assistant manager John Carver has hailed the return of maverick Hatem Ben Arfa.

Alan Pardew insists Hatem Ben Arfa can handle the responsibility of playing in a No 9 role for Newcastle.

THE JOURNAL

Sebastian Larsson has laid bare Sunderland's frustration at being embroiled in a relegation fight but admitted: "We've only ourselves to blame".

SUNDERLAND ECHO

Martin O'Neill admits that this weekend's game against QPR is a crucial one for Sunderland.

Danny Rose will figure in Martin O'Neill's plans at QPR tomorrow after returning on schedule from his hamstring injury.

SOUTH WALES EVENING POST

Michael Laudrup is convinced Jonathan de Guzman will leave Villarreal this summer - but admits Swansea City's bid to land the Dutchman will come down to cash.

Angel Rangel has admitted he feels like a Welshman after signing a new long-term Swansea City contract.

EXPRESS & STAR

West Brom boss Steve Clarke today insisted want-away striker Peter Odemwingie could stay at The Hawthorns beyond the summer.

Manager Dean Saunders today set Wolves the target of five more wins to beat the drop.

Midfielder Charles N'Zogbia today told supporters it's unfair to expect Aston Villa to be "like Barcelona" after the upheaval there has been at the club.

YORKSHIRE EVENING POST

Davide Somma is facing an uncertain future with the South African striker unlikely to play in any of Leeds United's remaining Championship games.

THE PINK UN

There is no substitute for hard graft as Norwich City seek the points that will secure their Premier League future, according to winger Robert Snodgrass.

THE DAILY ECHO

Mauricio Pochettino insists Saints will stick by their principles - despite back-to-back defeats to teams in and around the Premier League relegation scrap.

READING POST

Brian McDermott has predicted that the relegation battle will go down to the wire.

THE SENTINEL

Tony Pulis has laughed off talk of him receiving the dreaded vote of confidence from chairman Peter Coates this week.

Stoke chief executive Tony Scholes has hinted that City are unlikely to extend the Britannia Stadium this summer.

Chairman Peter Coates remains hopeful that Stoke City could be self-sufficient by as early as next season.

WIGAN EVENING POST

Antolin Alcaraz looks set to make his first start in over six months this weekend against Everton as Latics go all-out for Wembley.

THE BOLTON NEWS

Wanderers could pounce to sign Leicester City striker Jeffrey Schlupp if his proposed move to Manchester United breaks down.

THE STAR

Sunderland manager Martin O'Neill is set to decide after the weekend whether Connor Wickham's loan at Hillsborough can be extended.

EVENING TIMES

Neil Lennon hopes Celtic's Champions League exploits this season are all the proof required to prove he can manage at the highest level.

Fraser Forster admits he is already counting down the days until Celtic kick-off their next Champions League adventure.

Rangers starlet Lewis Macleod today revealed he may not risk a comeback this season if it puts his recovery at risk.

THE SCOTSMAN

Rangers chief executive Charles Green has claimed that Ally McCoist's current Rangers team are the worst side in the club's history.

Hibernian are close to re-signing Kevin Thomson.

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