Regional Paper Talk: Davies set to sign

Bolton midfielder Mark Davies looks set to sign a new contract, while Leeds and Blackburn are both hoping to make late loan signings.

Last Updated: 23/11/12 at 16:14 Post Comment

Mark Davies: Set to commit to Bolton

Mark Davies: Set to commit to Bolton

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LONDON EVENING STANDARD

Ryan Nelsen has urged his Queens Park Rangers team-mates to take responsibility for their plight and insists they must show greater mental strength in their fight against relegation.

Wojciech Szczesny believes Arsenal can emulate Chelsea and cause a shock in Europe by winning the Champions League this season.

Chelsea would have been better served putting Harry Redknapp in charge rather than Rafael Benitez, according to former Stamford Bridge great Alan Hudson.

MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS

Darren Fletcher is predicting Manchester United's Euro rookie Nick Powell will join the Old Trafford greats.

Roberto Mancini insists he doesn't fear the axe at Manchester City despite watching his team crash out of the Champions League at the group stage for the second year in a row.

LIVERPOOL ECHO

Brendan Rodgers is set to push Jonjo Shelvey into a striking role as the manager banks on a much-changed side to overcome Young Boys in the Europa League at Anfield tonight.

Thomas Hitzlsperger has been inspired by Leon Osman's England call-up - and intends to apply his Everton FC team-mate's persistence to his own career.

NEWCASTLE CHRONICLE

Alan Pardew has told his side they must be big enough to "accept the pressure" ahead of this evening's crunch Europa League encounter against Maritimo.

David Vaughan says Sunderland must make the most of their upcoming home games if they are to start climbing the table.

THE JOURNAL

Lee Cattermole insists confidence has been restored at Sunderland to such an extent that the belief now exists among Martin O'Neill's squad that they can beat "anyone" on their day.

SUNDERLAND ECHO

Phil Bardsley says suggestions of an early-season crisis at Sunderland have been over-exaggerated and the team is now starting to show the form that it has always been capable of.

EVENING GAZETTE

Tony Mowbray today revealed it's unlikely he would make any deadline day signings.

SOUTH WALES EVENING POST

Ashley Williams is looking forward to welcoming a player Swansea City dubbed "the £20million man" back to the Liberty.

BIRMINGHAM MAIL

Shane Long has evolved into one of the best strikers in the Premier League, according to his West Bromwich Albion team-mate Zoltan Gera.

EXPRESS & STAR

Albion star James Morrison today revealed he is ready to fill Youssouf Mulumbu's boots when the Baggies star leaves for the Africa Cup of Nations.

Midfielder Barry Bannan today hailed the impact Paul Lambert has made on his career during the Aston Villa manager's first five months in charge.

Stephen Ward today urged Wolves fans not to panic as he insisted the team have plenty of time to 'do a Reading'.

YORKSHIRE EVENING POST

Neil Warnock was working to beat the Football League's emergency loan deadline today as Leeds United began life under new owners GFH Capital.

READING POST

Jay Tabb says Reading's players can still enjoy the Christmas period despite having a daunting run of games ahead.

THE SENTINEL

Glenn Whelan says Stoke can't just rely on their Mean Machine defence if they are to make the most of their back-to-back home games.

WIGAN EVENING POST

Roberto Martinez admits Reading will pose a "completely different challenge" when they visit Wigan on Saturday.

THE BOLTON NEWS

Wanderers are preparing to tie Mark Davies down to a longer deal at the Reebok.

LANCASHIRE TELEGRAPH

Rovers were last night waiting for the green light from their owners Venky's to complete the loan signing of Manchester United striker Josh King.

THE STAR

Michail Antonio has urged Sheffield Wednesday fans not to panic despite the club sitting fourth from bottom of the Championship.

THE SCOTSMAN

Hearts must raise an additional £250,000 by the middle of next month in order to avoid further disciplinary action from the Scottish Premier League, The Scotsman understands.

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