Paper Talk: Wenger eyes Williams

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger wants to sign Ashley Williams this summer, while West Ham have ruled out a permanent move for Andy Carroll.

Last Updated: 07/03/13 at 11:00 Post Comment

Ashley Williams: A possible target for Arsenal

Ashley Williams: A possible target for Arsenal

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DAILY MIRROR

Manchester United's treble dream died as Cristiano Ronaldo scored on his return to Old Trafford.

Juventus could send striker Nicklas Bendtner back to Arsenal following the on-loan striker's conviction for drink-driving in his native Denmark.

Striker Georgios Samaras is calling on Turkish referee Firat Aydinus to ensure Celtic are not bundled out of the Champions League unfairly tonight at Juventus.

Full-back Sasha Riether has revealed that talks to keep him at Fulham are set to open this month as he bids to make his year-long loan move from German side Cologne a permanent one.

THE SUN

Sir Alex Ferguson was left 'distraught' as 10-man Manchester United crashed out of the Champions League after losing 2-1 to Real Madrid.

West Ham are set to send loan striker Andy Carroll back to Liverpool at the end of the season after deciding he has not done enough to justify a £17m switch and wages of £84,000 per week.

Chelsea are demanding that interim boss Rafael Benitez seals a top-four finish in the Premier League.

Swansea winger Wayne Routledge, 28, could be given a shock England call-up by manager Roy Hodgson.

Schalke striker Klaas-Jan Huntelaar has no intention of moving to the Premier League despite interest from Liverpool and Arsenal.

DAILY STAR

Manchester United crashed out of the Champions League last night after a controversial red card for Nani.

England U21s boss Stuart Pearce has admitted Jack Wilshere will NOT play for his Young Lions this summer.

DAILY MAIL

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson reacted with fury as his side crashed out of the Champions League last night - victims of a cruel and undeserved sending off.

Manchester City are maintaining their interest in Roma's Argentine winger Erik Lamela, 21, who has been watched by Patrick Vieira.

Birmingham want to sign Inverness and Scotland midfielder Andrew Shinnie, 23, on a pre-contract agreement for the summer.

Celtic are keen on Liverpool's 6ft 5in striker Michael Ngoo, 20, who is currently on loan at Hearts.

Tottenham skipper Michael Dawson is back on the England radar almost two years after his last cap.

Arsenal are to become the first Premier League club to play in Vietnam after the Gunners announced they will play a pre-season friendly against the Vietnamese national side in Hanoi in July.

DAILY EXPRESS

Cristiano Ronaldo broke Manchester United's hearts last night after Nani's sending off swung a tight game Madrid's way.

DAILY TELEGRAPH

This was a good game ruined by a bad referee. A terrible decision by Cuneyt Cakir, sending off Nani for accidentally catching Alvaro Arbeloa, rightly enraged Manchester United players, who surrounded the Turkish official at the end.

THE TIMES

Sir Alex Ferguson was left seething with rage as Manchester United's Champions League dreams were crushed by Cristiano Ronaldo on a dramatic night at Old Trafford, when a hugely controversial decision to send off Nani helped to sweep Real Madrid into the quarter-finals.

Neil Lennon, the Celtic manager, has accused Juventus rival Antonio Conte of "talking rubbish", as the row over how the Italian side defended in Glasgow three weeks ago continued to dominate the club's Champions League tie.

West Brom defender Jonas Olson insists he is happy at The Hawthorns despite having a summer get-out clause in his current contract.

THE GUARDIAN

Arsene Wenger wants to sign Ashley Williams, 28, from Swansea City at the end of the season, having lost faith in his central-defensive partnership of Thomas Vermaelen and Per Mertesacker.

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