Regional Paper Talk: Cats open Mig talks

Sunderland have opened contract talks with Simon Mignolet and Charles Green says Rangers and Celtic will be playing in England in five years.

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Simon Mignolet: Reportedly on Liverpool's radar

Simon Mignolet: Reportedly on Liverpool's radar

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LONDON EVENING STANDARD

Chelsea have confirmed they are in negotiations with midfielder Frank Lampard over a view to offering him a deal to remain at Stamford Bridge.

Stuart Pearce today claimed Jack Wilshere and Danny Welbeck will not represent England at this summer's European Under-21 Championship.

Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris believes his side's superior defence was the deciding factor in Sunday's victory over Arsenal.

FULHAM CHRONICLE

Martin Jol insists he's in no rush to make a decision on Sascha Riether's Fulham future.

MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS

Sir Alex Ferguson is putting his trust and belief in United's firepower to outscore Real Madrid in an Old Trafford goal-fest.

LIVERPOOL ECHO

A leading football finance analyst has warned Liverpool they risk being left behind by Europe's top clubs unless they can secure a swift return to the Champions League.

Seamus Coleman hopes his influential partnership with Kevin Mirallas can prosper without being marred by injuries as Everton FC bid to end the season in style.

NEWCASTLE CHRONICLE

Alan Pardew says his Newcastle side will record a "massive" result if they bring home any kind of advantage from their clash with Anzhi Makhachkala in Moscow on Thursday.

THE JOURNAL

Newcastle United midfielder Cheick Tioté fears he is now being punished on reputation alone.

The importance of securing Simon Mignolet to a new contract has been further highlighted after Liverpool were the latest club linked to the Sunderland goalkeeper.

EVENING GAZETTE

Julio Arca's Boro career looks to be over. Tony Mowbray today revealed that it is highly unlikely the Argentinian midfielder will play again this season.

NORTHERN ECHO

Julio Arca may have played his last game for Middlesbrough, after the 32-year-old hit a setback in his recovery from a toe injury.

Sunderland have opened talks with Simon Mignolet over a contract extension, but the Black Cats could still face a fight to keep their star man in the summer with Liverpool the latest to show an interest.

SOUTH WALES EVENING POST

Ashley Williams has urged Swansea City to play catch-up from here on in as they look to finish the Premier League season in style.

BIRMINGHAM MAIL

Wolverhampton Wanderers boss Dean Saunders says recent results are 'killing' him as he hates losing.

EXPRESS & STAR

Defender Jonas Olsson has warned West Brom's rivals in the race for Europe not to count them out.

Bullish Wolves boss Dean Saunders today insisted he isn't thinking about relegation or the financial mess it would leave the club in.

Boss Paul Lambert has claimed Aston Villa's next two matches against Reading and Queens Park Rangers have become "massive" after another night of frustration.

YORKSHIRE EVENING POST

Leeds United skipper Lee Peltier admits he and his back-five colleagues are 'buzzing' after collecting three Championship clean sheets on the spin.

THE PINK UN

Chris Hughton has warned his Norwich City players they need to quickly recover their mean streak ahead of a defining phase of the Premier League season.

THE DAILY ECHO

Nigel Adkins is using the League Managers Association's legal team to try and settle his outstanding issues with Southampton.

WIGAN EVENING POST

Ryo Miyaichi could be Wigan Athletic's secret weapon ahead of Saturday's FA Cup quarter-final against Everton after coming through his long-awaited comeback unscathed.

THE SENTINEL

Stoke chairman Peter Coates admits results must improve after just one win in the club's last nine Premier League games - but he insists there will be no panicking in the boardroom in the wake of growing discontent among fans.

THE BOLTON NEWS

Dougie Freedman admits he may look to the loan market to add to his midfield options due to the long-term absence of Mark Davies, and says Fulham youngster Kerim Frei is a player he admires.

LANCASHIRE TELEGRAPH

Burnley boss Sean Dyche joked that he would dip into his personal funds if he felt Alex Kacaniklic might be for sale at the end of the season.

EVENING TIMES

Injury-hit skipper Scott Brown could make a dramatic Celtic comeback in time to clinch a possible domestic double.

THE SCOTSMAN

Rangers and Celtic will be playing in England in five years as they are "too big" for Scottish football, says Ibrox chief executive Charles Green.

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f Klopp is available and willing to go there, they have to sign him up. Far better manager than Rodgers. The reason Liverpool fail in so many big games is the inflexible nature of their manager and his inability to find strikers who fit into his inflexible style of play. A feature of nearly every game that the team comes up short is the way the opposition midfield appears to overpower them. It's too easy.

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