Paper Talk: Reds keen to pick up Pearce

Liverpool are keen on Reading defender Alex Pearce, Southampton will move for Brad Friedel, while Roberto Di Matteo could be sacked by Chelsea.

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Alex Pearce: Linked with move to Liverpool

Alex Pearce: Linked with move to Liverpool

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THE SUN

Mark Hughes is fighting to seal a dressing-room rift - and save his job at QPR.

Fernando Torres is facing the axe after Chelsea's miserable defeat at West Brom.

Everton boss David Moyes has called for retrospective action to sort out diving.

Brendan Rodgers is keen on taking Reading defender Alex Pearce to Liverpool.

Fleetwood want to sign Bolton forward Kevin Davies on loan.

DAILY MIRROR

Sunderland's James McClean has been rocked by death threats for not wearing a poppy.

QPR owner Tony Fernandes is expected to fly into London following the United States Grand Prix to tell Mark Hughes his fate.

Raheem Sterling is ready to sign a new lucrative deal at Liverpool.

Arsene Wenger last night insisted Theo Walcott would stay at Arsenal at least until the end of the season.

Brendan Rodgers is ready to make a surprise swoop on his former club Reading to take defender Alex Pearce to Liverpool.

Spurs are set to miss out again on long-term target Leandro Damiao.

Southampton are planning to make Tottenham's Brad Friedel their fourth goalkeeper of the season.

Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert is mulling a January loan move for Robbie Keane.

DAILY STAR

Mark Clattenburg is set to be cleared of racially abusing Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel.

Mark Hughes is heading for showdown talks with Tony Fernandes after dressing-room unrest at QPR.

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger now insists he won't sell contract rebel Theo Walcott in the January transfer window.

DAILY MAIL

Chelsea boss Roberto Di Matteo is fighting to save his job only six months after winning the Champions League.

Mark Hughes was last night clinging on to his job against the backdrop of civil war at QPR.

Arsenal will not sell Theo Walcott in January - even if he does not sign a new contract by Christmas.

DAILY EXPRESS

Out of the fury of a Chelsea dressing-room row, manager Roberto Di Matteo must decide whether he drops £50million striker Fernando Torres for tomorrow's critical Champions League game against Juventus in Turin.

Mark Hughes has admitted for the first time that Queens Park Rangers face a relegation meltdown

THE GUARDIAN

There is a "big chance" of Rio Ferdinand leaving Manchester United in the summer when his current contract ends, with the 34-year-old seriously considering a move from Old Trafford.

DAILY TELEGRAPH

Chelsea travel to Turin today for a crucial Champions League tie with their season in the balance after a 2-1 defeat at West Bromwich Albion on Saturday prompted a furious dressing-room inquest.

Reading owner Anton Zingarevich insists he has no plans to replace Brian McDermott with Dick Advocaat and the manager will be allowed full control of signings in January.

Mark Hughes is likely to remain in his post as Queens Park Rangers manager until at least the Manchester United game on Saturday but, with fan unrest escalating, further talks will take place this week between the club's main shareholders.

THE TIMES

Arsene Wenger has warned Theo Walcott that he will not be permitted to leave the Emirates Stadium in January, even if he fails to reach agreement on a new contract.

Roberto Di Matteo has not ruled out dropping Fernando Torres as senior Chelsea players led angry inquests in the dressing room after the 2-1 defeat by West Bromwich Albion on Saturday.

Liverpool chairman Tom Werner has insisted that the club will not even contemplate selling Luis Suarez in January.

THE INDEPENDENT

Arsenal are prepared to take a £10million hit by keeping Theo Walcott until the end of the season if he refuses to sign a new contract before January

Mark Hughes was battling to save his job as manager of Queens Park Rangers yesterday, hoping that the promise of a return to the fighting spirit that avoided relegation last season will earn him a last stand at Loftus Road.

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