Regional Paper Talk: Canas in the can

Swansea are closing on the signing of Real Betis midfielder Jose Canas, while Jonas Olsson looks set to sign a new West Brom deal.

Last Updated: 09/04/13 at 15:16 Post Comment

Jose Canas: Heading to Swansea

Jose Canas: Heading to Swansea

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LONDON EVENING STANDARD

John Obi Mikel is desperately missing Champions League football and is determined Chelsea are not in the Europa League again next season.

Clint Dempsey admitted Tottenham are starting to feel the pressure as they try to avoid a second season of Champions League heartache.

Bacary Sagna claims Arsenal's victory at West Brom could be "massive" in their pursuit of a top-four finish.

Jermaine Jenas has vowed to stay at Queens Park Rangers if they are relegated.

James Collins is targeting a top-half Premier League finish following West Ham's goalless draw at Liverpool.

MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS

Gary Neville reckons that players who are NOT from Manchester hold the advantage on derby day.

The ongoing war between City chief executive Ferran Soriano and Barcelona's top brass has taken another twist.

LIVERPOOL ECHO

David Moyes compared Kevin Mirallas's impact in Everton's 2-2 draw with Tottenham with that of Gareth Bale after the Belgian scored to help his side to a hard-fought point.

Victor Anichebe believes Everton's defiant draw with Spurs was a statement that they can go the distance in the race for a Champions League place.

Brendan Rodgers has revealed his frustrations after Liverpool were held to a goalless draw at home to West Ham United.

NEWCASTLE CHRONICLE

Alan Pardew feels Newcastle United's last-gasp win over Fulham could drain some of the belief out of their relegation rivals.

SUNDERLAND ECHO

Alfred N'Diaye says Paolo Di Canio's attention to detail is seeing Sunderland take a more forensic approach to their tactical preparations.

SOUTH WALES EVENING POST

Swansea City are closing in on the signing of Jose Canas - but the deal will not be sealed before the end of the season.

Neil Taylor will take another step towards a first-team comeback when Swansea City's Under-21s take on Brentford this afternoon (2pm).

Jonathan de Guzman believes Swansea City's 2-2 draw at Norwich proved to their doubters that they will not be easing up for the rest of the season.

EXPRESS & STAR

West Brom lynchpin Jonas Olsson has dropped another major hint that he is happy to stay at The Hawthorns.

Aston Villa defender Matthew Lowton today hailed his wonder goal but insisted it would mean nothing if the club lose their survival fight.

Wolves were today expected to confirm the loss of David Davis for the rest of the season.

YORKSHIRE EVENING POST

Neil Redfearn admitted he was hoping for the appointment of a permanent manager at Leeds United "sooner rather than later" after the first game of his caretaker reign ended in defeat.

THE DAILY ECHO

Adam Lallana has revealed that Saints are targeting what would be only the club's fourth top-10 finish in the top flight in the last quarter of a century.

READING POST

Adrian Mariappa has assured supporters that Reading's players will be giving their all in the club's final six games of the season.

THE SENTINEL

Charlie Adam says Stoke's Premier League survival depends on how they handle the mounting pressure after Saturday's defeat to Aston Villa left them in the thick of a relegation battle.

WIGAN EVENING POST

Roberto Martinez acknowledged his side got out of jail at QPR yesterday after producing "the worst performance we've had this season".

THE BOLTON NEWS

Dougie Freedman has got his "fingers crossed" that Marcos Alonso will accept the offer of a new deal at Wanderers.

LANCASHIRE TELEGRAPH

Rovers caretaker boss Gary Bowyer has told his players to look long and hard at the league table and use it to inspire a late survival bid - after they slipped into the relegation zone on Saturday.

THE STAR

Slovenian international Nejc Pecnik is on the brink of leaving Sheffield Wednesday.

EVENING TIMES

Neil Lennon today shrugged aside the disappointment of not landing the SPL title on Saturday.

THE SCOTSMAN

Ally McCoist has hit back strongly at Charles Green's claim that this is the worst Rangers team in history, questioning his employer's credentials for making that judgment, which was first stated last month and repeated in a Sunday newspaper yesterday.

St Mirren have confirmed plans to vote against league reconstruction proposals when a ballot of top-flight clubs takes place next week.

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inners two weeks in a row? I haven't felt this good since the halcyon days of sir alex and micky phelan.

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his isn't directed at Van Gaal in particular, but, let's be honest, you don't have to be a tactical genius to beat Arsenal at the moment do you? I will say one thing...he put Van Persie on Monreal deliberately? Our Robin hardly had a touch did he? So did that really work? Hmmm....I'd stick to substituting Keepers (yes,yes, it was directed towards him in the end....)

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hat a load of Bull***t. DiMaria hardly had a kick and they won because of a dodgy offside and a breakaway goal when Arsenal were chasing. Good luck to them they got their points but to try and claim this as some sort of tactical masterstroke is laughable, It was luck pure and simple.

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