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DAILY MIRROR

Sir Alex Ferguson is ready to make an SOS call for a new assistant - as he prepares for life after his hip operation.

Meanwhile, United striker Wayne Rooney has told team-mates he wants to join Bayern Munich this summer.

Atletico Madrid are lining up a £40m bid for Liverpool striker Luis Suarez after resigning themselves to losing Radamel Falcao this summer.

Arsenal have agreed the biggest kit deal in English football with Puma, said to be worth £170m over five seasons.

Harry Redknapp is determined to keep central defender Chris Samba at relegated QPR next season.

Burnley are chasing Portuguese midfielder Paulo Regula, 24, who is set to be released by Olhanense.

THE SUN

Manchester United were last night engulfed in a frenzy of speculation about Sir Alex Ferguson's future.

Andre Villas-Boas has finally admitted that Frank Lampard never supported him at Chelsea.

Dean Saunders, sacked by Wolves yesterday, is being lined up for a rapid return to management by former club Doncaster Rovers.

Charlton and Burnley are both pondering moves for 24-year-old Bristol City striker Sam Baldock.

Championship side Millwall want to bring in Bournemouth's Eddie Howe as their new manager after Kenny Jackett quit yesterday.

Andy Hessenthaler wants the Accrington Stanley job after quitting his director of football role at Gillingham.

DAILY STAR

Chelsea have dropped out of the race for £50m Atletico Madrid striker Radamel Falcao, leaving Manchester United in pole position.

Arsene Wenger and his board are at odds over whether Arsenal should launch a summer move for QPR striker Loic Remy or Vitesse Arnhem's Wilfried Bony.

Barcelona expect to land Liverpool keeper Jose Reina, 30, for £8m this summer.

Aston Villa, Fulham and Norwich are set to battle it out for Wolves midfielder Bakary Sako.

Derby County boss Nigel Clough admits he will be powerless to keep midfielder Will Hughes, 18, at the club when Manchester City launch a £10m summer bid.

DAILY MAIL

Manchester United last night failed to quell persistent suggestions that Sir Alex Ferguson is about to announce details of his retirement.

Barcelona are to step up their interest in Liverpool keeper Pepe Reina, 30, who has three years left on his Anfield contract.

AC Milan are considering an offer for Manchester City's 32-year-old defender Kolo Toure.

Hull are planning a move for Birmingham defender Curtis Davies, 28, as they prepare for life in the Premier League.

Former Liverpool striker Robbie Fowler has offered to manage Blue Square Premier club Macclesfield Town for nothing.

DAILY EXPRESS

Sir Alex Ferguson's future was the subject of intense speculation last night as rumours circled Manchester that he is set to announce his retirement.

Chelsea have dropped plans for a £46m summer move for Atletico Madrid striker Radamel Falcao and instead aim to win a three-way battle with Manchester United and Bayern Munich for Borussia Dortmund striker Robert Lewandowski.

Midfielder Leon Osman is close to agreeing a new contract with Everton.

DAILY TELEGRAPH

Sir Alex Ferguson's Manchester United future was last night shrouded in doubt with the Scot understood to be seriously considering calling time on a managerial reign that has lasted almost 27 seasons.

Barcelona are set to tempt Liverpool with a £10m offer for 30-year-old goalkeeper Pepe Reina.

THE TIMES

Chelsea's negotiations to secure the return of Jose Mourinho have reached an impasse over their refusal to pay the buyout clause in their former manager's contract at Real Madrid.

Sir Alex Ferguson's future at Manchester United was plunged into doubt last night amid mounting expectation of a major announcement by the club.

THE GUARDIAN

Wigan came up with the unexpected once again in their penultimate home fixture, failing to escape the bottom three before their Wembley weekend by losing what appeared to be the most winnable of their final three matches.

Andre Villas-Boas has accused Chelsea of playing "invisible" football and lacking style or identity since the days of Jose Mourinho as he prepares to return to Stamford Bridge for the first time since his sacking by Roman Abramovich last season.

THE INDEPENDENT

Andre Villas-Boas has suggested that Chelsea chose success over developing a distinctive style when they sacked him in March last year, as the Tottenham Hotspur manager prepares to return to Stamford Bridge tonight for a critical league game against his former club.

It would have been more bearable if Wigan Athletic had not contributed so terribly themselves to the result which may prove deeply significant in what, as things stand today, looks like a losing battle to extend their existence in the Premier League into a ninth year.

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t's why Mourinho is so successful. He gives players a specific, limited set of functions to perform. They are but a cog in a machine. Do no more, do no less. I assume he learnt it from LvG :)

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