Regional Paper Talk: Ossie for Spurs?

Roma striker Pablo Osvaldo could be offered to Tottenham this summer, while a move for Brighton boss Gus Poyet may cost Leeds as much as £2.5m.

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LONDON EVENING STANDARD

Premier League clubs have been asked to overhaul ticket pricing policy for away supporters with influential fan groups demanding significant reductions in time for next season.

Tottenham will be offered the chance to revive their interest in Pablo Osvaldo and sign the Roma forward in a cut-price deal this summer.

John Terry believes Eden Hazard has struck fear into Chelsea's opponents and has the talent to ensure the club succeed on all three fronts by the end of the season.

Queens Park Rangers goalkeeper Julio Cesar looks likely to leave the club in the summer and head back to Italy to join AC Milan.

Chelsea have told midfielder Kevin De Bruyne he could be a part of their first-team plans next season following his impressive loan spell at Werder Bremen.

FULHAM CHRONICLE

Armand Traore faces a race against time to be fit for QPR's showdown with relegation rivals Wigan on Sunday after suffering an ankle injury in Monday night's defeat at Fulham.

QPR's DJ Campbell has returned from his loan spell at Blackburn after being ruled out for the rest of the campaign with a foot injury.

Chris Samba has apologised for his blunders after QPR's survival hopes were dealt another heavy blow with a 3-2 defeat at Fulham on Monday night.

Chelsea will not be happy with mere Champions League qualification, says Demba Ba, who wants to win the first silverware of his career.

YORKSHIRE EVENING POST

Leeds United will face of compensation bill of £2.5million if they move to appoint Brighton's Gus Poyet as their next manager, the YEP understands.

MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS

Paris Saint-Germain are ready to offer Wayne Rooney an escape route if he leaves Manchester United this summer.

LIVERPOOL ECHO

Brendan Rodgers has reiterated his desire to keep Pepe Reina at Liverpool and says reports suggesting the Spaniard is unsettled at Anfield are wide of the mark.

Jamie Carrager admits Liverpool are relying on other clubs in their battle for a European qualification spot.

Tim Howard insists Everton's players will thrive off the pressure of chasing a Champions League place as they prepare for what promises to be a thrilling climax to their season.

NEWCASTLE CHRONICLE

Newcastle United's man for Europe Shola Ameobi has urged his young counterparts to sweat blood for the cause in Lisbon and has warned them: "Do not take European nights for granted."

THE JOURNAL

Moussa Sissoko says Newcastle United believe they can beat anyone left in the Europa League.

Alan Shearer believes Newcastle United possess the quality to retain their Premier League status, despite finding themselves embroiled in a bitter battle at the bottom.

EVENING GAZETTE

Silky Sammy Ameobi believes that Middlesbrough can still target the play-offs if only they can start scoring goals.

SUNDERLAND ECHO

Paolo Di Canio insists he will have control over Sunderland's transfers, rather than the Black Cats appointing a director of football.

NORTHERN ECHO

Dean of Durham The Very Reverend Michael Sadgrove, a child of a Jewish war refugee, has written a personal and passionate open letter to new Sunderland manager Paolo Di Canio over his fascist claims.

DAILY ECHO

Southampton boss Mauricio Pochettino is facing a goalkeeping dilemma heading into Saturday's reunion with Nigel Adkins at Reading.

EXPRESS & STAR

Wolves' crunch trip to Bolton on Saturday has taken on added spice after it emerged the host club made a previous loan bid for winger Adam Hammill.

West Brom favourite Claudio Yacob has spoken of his his pride at being the Baggies' No 5 - but the freezing West Midlands weather has been his biggest test yet.

THE PINK UN

Ricky van Wolfswinkel admitted he has work to do for Sporting Lisbon before he can think about his summer move to Norwich City - but Canaries fans may already be wishing for the Dutchman's goalscoring prowess.

READING POST

Alex McCarthy has set himself the target of playing in Reading's final few Premier League games of the season after overcoming a freak shoulder injury.

SOUTH WALES EVENING POST

Dwight Tiendalli has revealed he does not expect to be a Swansea City player next season.

Michael Laudrup reckons Swansea City must take a leaf out of Manchester United's book as they aim to continue their Premier League progress.

THE SENTINEL

Tony Pulis is confident Stoke fans will be at their loudest and proudest for Saturday's showdown against Aston Villa.

Jon Walters insists Stoke will be up for their 'men against boys' relegation clash against Aston Villa at the weekend.

THE BOLTON NEWS

Bolton boss Dougie Freedman is under no undue pressure to deliver promotion this season, says Wanderers chairman Phil Gartside.

LANCASHIRE TELEGRAPH

Blackburn goalkeepers Paul Robinson and Jake Kean have both been ruled out for the rest of the season. Robinson faces six months out after suffering a blood clot following a back operation last week, while Kean needs surgery after tearing cartilage in his left knee at Cardiff on Monday.

Businessman Wayne Wild has written to Anuradha Desai and local MPs in a plea for action to prevent Blackburn Rovers' slide continuing - as the threat of League One draws ever closer.

Captain Scott Dann has urged Blackburn to wake up to where they are in the Championship table - as he bids to avoid a third successive relegation.

THE STAR

New addition Steve Howard is confident Sheffield Wednesday possess enough quality in their ranks to avoid relegation.

EVENING TIMES

Victor Wanyama has revealed he was surprised to be shown ANY colour of card at Paisley on Sunday - let alone a red one.

Rangers are chasing Panama midfielder Anibal Godoy after Ally McCoist's spying mission last week.

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