Regional Paper Talk: Taylor made for Hull

Newcastle defender Steven Taylor is a target for Hull City, while David Moyes is to benefit from a new scouting system at Manchester United.

Last Updated: 28/02/14 at 08:15 Post Comment

Steven Taylor: A summer target for Hull City

Steven Taylor: A summer target for Hull City

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LONDON EVENING STANDARD

Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard was left disappointed after the Blues surrendered a one-goal advantage in their last-16 first leg at Galatasaray on Wednesday.

Kyle Naughton does not think Tottenham can use their gruelling Europa League campaign as an excuse for falling off the pace in the Premier League.

Sam Allardyce has refused to give Andy Carroll any guarantees he will return to the West Ham starting line-up following the completion of his ban.

MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS

David Moyes will use an all-new scouting system to ensure United are up to speed with the worldwide market.

Joloen Lescott's contract will expire in the summer and he is keen to play a role in what could be his last final of a successful four-year stay at City.

LIVERPOOL ECHO

Darron Gibson and Arouna Kone are bidding to put the misery of their injury-hit season behind them - by making a symbolic return for Everton's final home game.

Gerard Deulofeu has revealed how he adapted to the physical rigours of the Premier League after joining Everton.

Kolo Toure believes the transformation in Liverpool's fortunes is testament to the managerial talent of Brendan Rodgers.

The Liverpool FC Foundation Football College continues to blossom, with youngsters preparing for a prestigious trip to America to showcase their talents.

NEWCASTLE CHRONICLE

Alan Pardew has revealed that Newcastle United are taking the spirit of the SAS into the final 11 games of the season - starting at Hull City this Saturday.

THE JOURNAL

Newcastle United centre-back Steven Taylor has emerged as a summer transfer target for Hull City.

SUNDERLAND ECHO

Gus Poyet is fretting over the final two places in his cup final side after already deciding the bulk of Sunderland's starting XI to face Manchester City on Sunday.

BIRMINGHAM MAIL

Positive Aston Villa captain Ron Vlaar has reassured supporters that everyone in Paul Lambert's squad believes they can engineer a late season surge - because they did it a year ago.

Birmingham City manager Lee Clark admits that Jordon Ibe's eye-catching debut cameo last week has given him food for thought.

EXPRESS & STAR

West Brom today gave boss Pepe Mel a tentative vote of confidence but confirmed they have held crisis talks.

Nathan Delfouneso today admitted his Villa future is bleak but vowed to prove he can fulfil his potential.

Long-serving Kevin Foley today ended his long Wolves exile with a loan move to Blackpool.

THE SENTINEL

Chairman Peter Coates admits there is some tasty history between Stoke City and Arsenal heading into Saturday's clash at the Britannia Stadium.

SOUTH LONDON PRESS

Crystal Palace co-chairman Steve Parish reckons that Jonny Williams' loan move to Ipswich will do wonders for his development.

SOUTH WALES EVENING POST

Garry Monk is set to field something close to his first-choice side as Swansea City bid to achieve the extraordinary by knocking Napoli out of the Europa League tonight.

WALES ONLINE

Championship striker Dexter Blackstock is seeking massive High Court damages from Cardiff City and former player Seyi Olofinjana over a career-threatening injury he says was the result of a negligent tackle.

THE PINK UN

Norwich City's Martin Olsson insists the club's strikers are strong enough to cope with any flak from the Canaries' sparse goal return.

THE DAILY ECHO

Mauricio Pochettino has a major dilemma on his hands this weekend. The Saints boss must decide whether to reform his miserly centre half pairing of Jose Fonte and Dejan Lovren in a bid to keep Liverpool's prolific strikers quiet at St Mary's on Saturday tea-time.

HULL DAILY MAIL

Robert Koren says Hull City must place their FA Cup ambitions on the back burner this weekend and ensure Premier League survival inches closer when Newcastle United visit the KC Stadium.

YORKSHIRE EVENING POST

Leeds United have given their bid for play-off qualification a major shot in the arm by taking Sunderland striker Connor Wickham on loan in a further sign of Massimo Cellino's growing influence at Elland Road.

DERBY TELEGRAPH

Johnny Russell is hoping for a run in the Derby County side after a frustrating start - on a personal level - to his Rams career.

LANCASHIRE TELEGRAPH

Paul Robinson sees no reason why Blackburn Rovers cannot gatecrash the play-offs.

BLACKPOOL GAZETTE

Blackpool have signed Wolves defender Kevin Foley on a one-month loan deal.

EVENING GAZETTE

Following a hugely successful loan spell with Boro, Shay Given appears to have reconciled himself to a future away from Villa Park.

READING POST

Adam Le Fondre is fit to face Yeovil Town on Saturday after shaking off an injury this week.

EVENING TIMES

Charlie Mulgrew admits he is still feeling the after effects of finally losing a league game - and the chance to go an entire season avoiding defeat in the SPFL.

A large number of Rangers fans will support Dave King's astonishing call to withhold season ticket cash from the club next season.

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