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Paper Talk: Rat likes a Monday medical

Shakhtar Donetsk left-back Razvan Rat is to have a medical at West Ham on Monday and Real Madrid defender Pepe could be bound for Man City.

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Razvan Rat: Set for a medical at West Ham

Razvan Rat: Set for a medical at West Ham

THE SUN

Harry Redknapp has threatened to quit QPR unless he's backed in the transfer market.

Crystal Palace want Bradford striker Nahki Wells as Wilfried Zaha's replacement.

Joao Moutinho is the first target in Andre Villas-Boas' summer revolution at Spurs.

Michael Appleton will be unveiled as the new manager of Doncaster on Monday.

DAILY MIRROR

Andre Villas-Boas has told Spurs to spend big this summer to prevent a repeat of their Champions League nightmare.

Blackburn Rovers are making moves to bring Tim Sherwood back to the club as manager.

Preston boss Simon Grayson is ready to sign Motherwell's Jamaican winger Chris Humphrey.

Hull and Swansea are set to do battle for Leicester goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel.

Peter Odemwingie will be sold by West Brom this summer having been left out of the final game of the season for blasting his team-mates yet again.

Danny Haynes, released by Charlton, is wanted by Derby, Burnley, Barnsley and Huddersfield.

Wayne Bridge last night leapt to the defence of under-fire Brighton boss Gus Poyet.

DAILY STAR

Paolo Di Canio labelled his Sunderland flops the most ignorant and arrogant players he has ever seen.

Andre Villas-Boas slammed referee Andre Marriner and claimed he changed the outcome of Tottenham's season.

DAILY EXPRESS

Andre Villas-Boas accused referee Andre Marriner of swinging the race for Champions League football Arsenal's way.

DAILY MAIL

Arsene Wenger vowed to invest in the summer after Arsenal secured their place in the Champions League.

Paolo Di Canio attacked his "arrogant and ignorant" Sunderland players after saying he was "disgusted" by images of Phil Bardlsey plastered in £50 notes on a night out.

Jose Mourinho's future at Real Madrid will be sealed at a directors' meeting scheduled for Monday night.

Romania and Shakhtar Donetsk left-back Razvan Rat is to have a medical at West Ham on Monday.

Liverpool have revived their interest in Tottenham left-back Danny Rose.

Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini has been linked with Real Madrid defender Pepe, 30, but the Spaniards want £20million.

Hull are close to signing Blackpool defender Alex Baptiste and are keen on Burnley striker Charlie Austin.

Hull and West Ham are targeting Blackburn striker Jordan Rhodes but the Championship club don't want to sell.

DAILY TELEGRAPH

After Arsenal claimed the desperately fought-over final Champions League place yesterday, Tottenham Hotspur head coach Andre Villas-Boas insisted that his club, who agonisingly missed out by a single point, must hold on to Gareth Bale if they were serious about competing with the top four next season.

Sir Alex Ferguson bowed out in a crazy tickertape blizzard of goals after one of those "football, bloody hell" type of games, the first 5-5 in Premier League history.

THE GUARDIAN

Arsene Wenger has heaped praise on his "special" players after securing a place in the qualifying round of next season's Champions League but pledged to strengthen his squad in the summer.

Andre Villas-Boas has urged the Tottenham board to invest strongly in the squad over the summer to help the club close the gap on the Premier League's top four, which they narrowly failed to make this time out.

THE INDEPENDENT

Paolo Di Canio launched a ferocious attacked on his Sunderland players last night, saying some of them were worse than "arrogant and ignorant" ones he had at Swindon Town.

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ow are people still backing Arsenal for the title? It's like you're predicting the tide not to come in; Arsenal will finish third or fourth and make the quarter final of the Champions League. It was ever thus.

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othing screams 'Panic!!' when your new manager brings Fellaini on as a sub for your star signing of the summer and within 5 minutes you concede the winner. I know it is only the first game in but I would seriously be sh1**ng myself I was a Man Utd supporter. This has the potential of being very nasty indeed.

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n the words of Pete Townsend, meet the new boss, the same as the old boss. Though I would comment that it's 3 more points than we picked up in the same fixture last year, so that's a 100% improvement.

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