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Tottenham are in pole position to sign Hamburg star Heung-Min Son, while Swansea could make a loan move for Chelsea's Romelu Lukaku.

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Romelu Lukaku: Could be a target for Swansea

Romelu Lukaku: Could be a target for Swansea

LONDON EVENING STANDARD

Tottenham are in pole position to sign Hamburg's South Korean star Heung-Min Son - but their pursuit of the forward has been complicated by the German club's plan to offer him a new contract this week.

Martin Jol wants to secure the future of Giorgos Karagounis at Fulham.

Rafael Benitez has warned his Chelsea players not to take their place in the Europa League semi-finals for granted.

FULHAM CHRONICLE

Rob Green insists QPR won't throw in the towel in the battle for Premier League survival.

MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS

David Silva will today find out if he stands any chance of playing in Sunday's FA Cup semi-final against Chelsea.

LIVERPOOL ECHO

Ajax centre-back Toby Alderweireld admits he would jump at the chance to join Liverpool this summer.

Rafa Benitez has reaffirmed his belief that he will manage Liverpool once again in the future.

Lee Carsley says Phil Neville wins the respect of his Everton team-mates because he always leads by example.

NEWCASTLE CHRONICLE

Papiss Cisse insists United's Europa League clash with Benfica isn't over yet, as the in-form striker has the Portuguese giants in his sights.

SUNDERLAND ECHO

Simon Mignolet has revealed how Paolo Di Canio's message of unity in the survival battle has even extended to the dining room.

Titus Bramble says Steven Fletcher's season-ending injury may be just the opportunity that Connor Wickham has needed.

SOUTH WALES EVENING POST

Swansea City may consider a move for Romelu Lukaku if Chelsea decide to send the £18million frontman out on loan again next season.

Ashley Williams has paid tribute to Luke Moore's "brilliant" contribution to the cause this spring as the striker targets a run in the Swansea City side.

EXPRESS & STAR

West Brom goalkeeper Ben Foster today told his team-mates to trust head coach Steve Clarke as the Baggies looked ahead to a summer of change.

Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert today reassured midfielder Brett Holman he can come in from the cold and insisted he is pleased his axed Aussie feels unhappy.

Wolves chief executive Jez Moxey today hailed the importance of the club's new £1m sponsorship deal with What House?

YORKSHIRE POST

Former Leeds United midfielder Andrew Hughes has given his backing to Brian McDermott's claim to the managerial vacancy at Elland Road, saying: "He looks like the right man at the right time."

THE PINK UN

Norwich City boss Chris Hughton is urging his players to believe they can upset Arsenal in the Premier League this weekend.

THE DAILY ECHO

Southampton are in search of a rare Premier League milestone when they host West Ham on Saturday.

READING POST

Royals captain Jobi McAnuff says that the side can only afford to lose one more game at most this season if they want to guarantee survival in the Premier League.

THE SENTINEL

Stoke City chairman Peter Coates is hoping four points from the last six fixtures might be enough to save his club from relegation.

WIGAN EVENING POST

Roberto Martinez admits he has selection problems of a welcome nature as he ponders his options for Saturday's FA Cup semi-final against Millwall.

LANCASHIRE EVENING TELEGRAPH

Shebby Singh today insisted he has 'never been involved in contract negotiations' after a story appeared in a national newspaper about agent fees paid for the signing of a number of players.

Shebby Singh is holding further talks with Venky's about Blackburn Rovers' boardroom power struggle after the owners backed managing director Derek Shaw in a club statement.

THE STAR

Danny Wilson, the Sheffield United manager, kept his players locked in the dressing room for nearly an hour following last night's defeat by Crawley Town.

EVENING TIMES

Kris Commons hopes to score his 100th club goal at Hampden on Sunday to help fire Celtic towards a league and cup double - after fearing his season was already over.

Rangers legend Derek Johnstone today warned Charles Green to stop interfering in football decisions at Ibrox.

Motherwell look set to vote in favour of the controversial league reconstruction proposals on Monday.

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lassic management. Build them up and then knock them back. Raise expectations and then dampen them. Create a dynamic where by you demand the most from your team, but where the team are given room to manoeuvre unexpected or unwanted results. Classy work by Van Gaal, he really reminds me a lot of me. A smart cookie, make no doubt.

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