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Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is set to renew his efforts to sign Celtic midfielder Victor Wanyama and PSG want Carlos Tevez.

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DAILY MIRROR

Rafa Benitez reignited his feud with Sir Alex Ferguson by accusing him of "lacking education" for refusing to shake hands before yesterday's FA Cup clash between Manchester United and Chelsea.

Ambitious French side AS Monaco - managed by former Chelsea boss Claudio Ranieri - want to sign Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez this summer.

Celtic have joined the race for 22-year-old Bolton left-back Marcos Alonso, with West Ham, Stoke and Fiorentina also interested.

Southampton striker Billy Sharp will join Nottingham Forest in the summer for £1.2m. While Saints defender Vegard Forren will be allowed to go out on loan after failing to play a first-team match since a £4million January move from Molde.

Danny Murphy, 35, wants to cancel his playing contract with Blackburn to take a coaching role with former club Fulham.

THE SUN

Paris Saint-Germain are expected to join the race to sign Spurs star Gareth Bale in the summer, with Real Madrid leading the chase.

Chelsea boss Rafa Benitez accused Alex Ferguson of snubbing him as their bitter feud blew up again.

Luis Suarez clashed with angry Spurs stars after helping Liverpool finally roll over one of the big boys with a 3-2 win at Anfield.

England midfielder Gareth Barry, 32, is sweating on a new deal at Manchester City as he enters the final year of his current contract.

Wigan chairman Dave Whelan will lead out the Latics in their FA Cup semi-final at Wembley.

Charlton will battle it out with Championship rivals Bolton for Leicester City frontman Jeffrey Schlupp, 21, who has been on trial at Manchester United.

DAILY STAR

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is set to renew his efforts to sign 21-year-old Celtic defensive player Victor Wanyama.

Angry Rafa Benitez last night accused Sir Alex Ferguson of being rude and lacking class.

DAILY MAIL

Rafa Benitez accused Sir Alex Ferguson of lacking respect for him after Chelsea's stunning FA Cup quarter-final comeback at Old Trafford.

Bayern Munich are ready to test Manchester United's willingness to hold onto striker Wayne Rooney.

But Sir Bobby Charlton has insisted Rooney remains a "great player" and will stay at Old Trafford next season.

DAILY EXPRESS

The bitter feud between Sir Alex Ferguson and Rafa Benitez erupted again in a tit-for-tat handshake snub at Old Trafford yesterday.

Brendan Rodgers hailed Liverpool's 3-2 victory over Tottenham as the most significant of his reign and proof the club are making forward strides again.

DAILY TELEGRAPH

Rafa's cracking up? Only with smiles. Chelsea's besieged interim first-team manager shrugged off catcalls from the Stretford End, continued baiting from his own Chelsea fans and another snub from Sir Alex Ferguson to change the course of an absorbing FA Cup quarter-final with two influential substitutions.

THE TIMES

Rafael Benitez accused Sir Alex Ferguson of lacking "education" as the hostilities between the pair were laid bare after Chelsea came from behind against Manchester United at Old Trafford to force an FA Cup replay.

THE INDEPENDENT

The old enmity between Rafael Benitez and Sir Alex Ferguson revealed itself again as the Spaniard poured scorn on the claim of the Manchester United manager that the exertions of playing Real Madrid had caused his side's FA Cup collapse.

THE GUARDIAN

Rafael Benitez reignited his long-running feud with Sir Alex Ferguson last night, hitting out at the Manchester United manager for failing to shake his hand before the start of Chelsea's 2-2 FA Cup quarter-final draw at Old Trafford.

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