WE take a look around the papers for the latest from Queens Park Rangers, Tottenham Hotspur, Bolton Wanderers, Manchester City, Wigan Athletic, Liverpool, Manchester United, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich.
DAILY MIRROR: QPR are planning to sign Tottenham defender Sebastien Bassong in January, who they almost signed in the summer only for the move to fall apart when Spurs failed to talk Bolton into selling them England centre-back Gary Cahill.
Carlos Tevez will be banished to train with Manchester City’s reserves today after returning from his two-week ban. Also: Wigan chairman Dave Whelan last night slammed the “diabolical’’ proposals to ditch the Premier League’s collective agreement over worldwide television revenues... Andrey Arshavin has admitted Arsenal fans are right to be unhappy with his recent performances.
THE SUN: Carlos Tevez last night demanded an apology from Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini. Also: John Hartson last night revealed that he is being hounded over gambling debts... Wigan chairman Dave Whelan has blasted the TV plans of Liverpool’s American owners.
DAILY STAR: Carlos Tevez will come face to face with Roberto Mancini this morning for the first time since their Munich bust-up. Also: Wayne Rooney will be fighting to avoid a two-game ban today when he learns his fate following his Montenegro meltdown... Liverpool’s go-it-alone bid to get more TV cash was last night branded as “diabolical”.
DAILY MAIL: Manchester City’s dispute with Carlos Tevez looks set to run until Christmas after the club told their former captain they will formally discipline him for ‘breaches of contract’.
DAILY EXPRESS: Dave Whelan has led the chorus of disapproval against Liverpool’s plans to seek an individual overseas TV rights deal by claiming the move would “kill the heart and soul’’ of English football. Also: Dave Ellis has begun the mind games ahead of Saturday’s World Cup semi-final by claiming Wales have yet to be truly tested on their own line... Carlos Tevez could be hit with a month’s ban and a world-record £1.5million fine after being accused of breaching his Manchester City contract.
DAILY TELEGRAPH: Carlos Tevez will return to Manchester City today demanding an apology and retraction from Roberto Mancini as he continues to fight the manager’s allegation that he refused to play as a substitute against Bayern Munich last month. Also: Wayne Rooney will today discover the length of his ban at Euro 2012, with the England striker facing the prospect of missing the group phase if his red-card offence against Montenegro is deemed to be an ‘assault’... Javier Hernandez has ended speculation linking him with a move to Real Madrid by agreeing a new five-year contract at Manchester United.
THE TIMES: Carlos Tevez faces a record fine of more than £1million from Manchester City after the club announced last night that the striker would be the subject of a disciplinary hearing for “alleged breaches of contract”. Also: Dave Whelan has accused Liverpool of hatching a plan that would “kill the heart and soul of English football”... Football has four months to reform itself or face legislation to force through recommended changes to the way the game is run, including a new club licensing body monitoring debts, tightening ownership rules and ensuring greater fan representation.
THE GUARDIAN: John W Henry, the principal owner of Liverpool, has acknowledged he knew “virtually nothing” of English football or the football club before his Fenway Sports Group took over at Anfield a year ago this Saturday. Also: Manchester City’s dispute with Carlos Tevez is threatening to run until Christmas after the club’s initial findings found him guilty of refusing to play against Bayern Munich, only for the player to indicate he would fight the allegation and demand an apology from Roberto Mancini... Javier Hernandez has a greed a new five-year contract that moves him into Manchester United’s higher bracket of earners and continues the club’s policy of ensuring all their more valuable players are confirmed as long-term assets.
THE INDEPENDENT: Carlos Tevez was last night facing the prospect of the heaviest fine in British football history, though his legal battle may drag on for weeks as he fights a Manchester City inquiry which has found there is a case for the striker to answer of alleged multiple breaches of contract. Also: Fran Cotton has agreed to chair an independent review of the entire England structure at the Rugby Football Union, which will place fresh scrutiny on Rob Andrew’s role at Twickenham... Liverpool’s hopes of negotiating their own international TV rights deal are dead in the water, with not a single elite side supporting their view that the Premier League allocation to modest clubs like Bolton Wanderers is too high.