WE take a look around the papers for the latest from Manchester City, Arsenal, Sunderland, Liverpool, Everton, Tottenham Hotspur, Chelsea, Aston Villa, Celtic, Leicester City, Manchester United, West Ham United, Barcelona and Bayern Munich.
DAILY TELEGRAPH: Carlos Tevez is likely to be sold in January for a cut-price £20million in January with Manchester City considering Arsenal’s Robin van Persie as a replacement. Also: Titus Bramble has been suspended by Sunderland until they have finished an internal investigation following his arrest on suspicion of sexual assault and possession of a class A drug...Two of England’s management team have been banned from attending tomorrow’s Pool B decider against Scotland for illegally switching the ball for two of Jonny Wilkinson’s conversion attempts during the victory over Romania.
THE TIMES: Roberto Mancini’s claim that Carlos Tevez refused to play in Manchester City’s Champions League match in Munich appeared weakened last night by a lack of support from the striker’s team-mates. Also: Fabio Capello will make a personal check on Steven Gerrard’s fitness in the Merseyside derby tomorrow before naming the England squad for their final European Championship qualifying match against Montenegro next week.
THE INDEPENDENT: Manchester City are ready to return to Arsenal - the club whose manager, Arsene Wenger, has been subjected to more approaches from the Abu Dhabi owners than any other - with Robin van Persie a possible recruit next summer when the gap soon to be left by Carlos Tevez is eventually filled. Also: Tottenham Hotspur recorded their first victory in Europa League Group A last night but not before Shamrock Rovers had threatened to pull off one of the shock results of the competition so far.
DAILY EXPRESS: Carlos Tevez’s antics in Munich are commonplace in the English game according to Alan Pardew, the man who brought him to the Premier League five years ago. Also: Emmanuel Adebayor has promised he will not celebrate in front of Arsenal fans if he scores for Spurs in Sunday’s north London derby...When push comes to shove, which is most of the time in the brutal world of rugby union, England always return to the comforting familiarity and consistency of Jonny Wilkinson.
DAILY MAIL: A group of Manchester City players who sat next to Carlos Tevez will tell investigators they did not hear him refuse to play at Bayern Munich. Also: Roberto Carlos last night confirmed that mega-rich Russian club Anzhi Makhachkala are interested in appointing Fabio Capello as their manager as revealed by Sportsmail earlier this month...Ricky Hatton has admitted he contemplated suicide after losing to Manny Pacquiao two years ago.
DAILY MIRROR: Chelsea are pondering a £20m January move for Real Madrid midfielder Sami Khedira.
Ex-Aston Villa, Celtic and Leicester boss Martin O’Neill is being linked with a return to football at Premier League club Blackburn.
Paul Scholes claims Roberto Mancini has made a huge error by vowing to kick Carlos Tevez out of Manchester City. Also: Inter Milan, Juventus and PSG are chasing Carlos Tevez...Shamrock Rovers gave Spurs a scare last night after Stephen Rice put the minnows ahead - but Tottenham fired three back with one from Jermain Defoe...Jason Robinson has told England’s players to step it up and start taking personal responsibility or forget thoughts of World Cup glory.
THE SUN: West Ham have made an audacious bid to sign Carlos Tevez on loan. Also: After stealing Theo Walcott’s Champions League record, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain now aims to snatch the England star’s Arsenal starting place.
THE GUARDIAN: England, the World Cup hosts in 2015, face being thrown out of the current tournament if they are hit with another misconduct charge after suspending two of their management team for ball-tampering. Also: Edin Dzeko has apologised to Roberto Mancini and his Manchester City team-mates for his part in the controversy that overshadowed the Champions League defeat at Bayern Munich on Tuesday.
DAILY STAR: Robin van Persie will see who Arsenal sign in January before deciding on his future at the club. Also: Barcelona and Bayern Munich have joined the chase for £5million-rated teen sensation Wilfried Zaha...Jonny Wilkinson has shrugged off the ball-switching storm engulfing the England camp in New Zealand and vowed: We’ve never been stronger.