Paper Talk: Villa's Arsenal link fades

Barcelona striker David Villa's chance to join Arsenal may have passed, while Liverpool's Anfield home could be renamed in a sponsorship deal.

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David Villa: Heavily linked with Arsenal

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THE SUN

Alan Pardew has told Newcastle owner: Back me or sack me!

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has confirmed he wants Sevilla midfielder Geoffrey Kondogbia.

Foul-mouthed Joey Barton signalled the end of his QPR career on Sunday night with an astonishing X-rated attack on the club.

Burnley striker Charlie Austin is a shock target for Bournemouth.

Brian Laws is to be axed as boss of Scunthorpe in the next 48 hours.

DAILY MIRROR

Harry Redknapp saw his QPR side relegated - and says they may never come back.

QPR owner Tony Fernandes will have talks with Redknapp on Monday morning about a fire sale before next season.

Emmanuel Adebayor has told Tottenham he will not be forced out of the club.

Barcelona striker David Villa will look to force a move to save his World Cup dream, but may have missed his chance to go to Arsenal.

Jeffrey Bruma is to return to Chelsea after Hamburg dumped him.

DAILY STAR

Harry Redknapp fears the spectre of a Wolves-style double relegation hangs over Queens Park Rangers.

Stephane Sessegnon has pledged to fire resurgent Sunderland to Premier League safety.

QPR dissolved into Twitter chaos on Sunday as relegation was confirmed.

DAILY MAIL

Queens Park Rangers are furious with Jose Bosingwa after he was caught laughing just moments after relegation was confirmed.

Qatari telecom firm Ooredoo have been linked with a multi-million pound sponsorship deal with Liverpool, which could see Anfield renamed.

Harry Redknapp is planning a a summer sale to spark a QPR revival.

Joleon Lescott admits he may have to leave Manchester City this summer to safeguard his World Cup ambitions.

DAILY EXPRESS

Joey Barton launched a foul-mouthed rant at his relegated QPR team-mates on Sunday, calling them "maggots" for showing a lack of fight - and putting the blame on former manager Mark Hughes.

Alan Pardew is likely to survive as Newcastle boss despite the humiliating 6-0 defeat to Liverpool.

Joleon Lescott admits he will probably have to leave Manchester City this summer.

DAILY TELEGRAPH

Arsene Wenger has promised that he will not allow Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson to sign any more players from Arsenal but defended how his club - if not the fans - welcomed Robin van Persie on his return to the Emirates.

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