Many names in the frame for Hammers job

There are lots of names in the frame after West Ham sacked manager Avram Grant
There are lots of names in the frame after West Ham sacked manager Avram Grant

WE take a look around the papers for the latest news from Manchester United, West Ham, QPR, Manchester City, West Brom, Fulham, Celtic, Sunderland, Aston Villa and Rangers.

THE SUN: Striker Carlos Tevez says the prospect of trying to wrestle the Premier League title from Manchester United’s grasp is “a great motivation” for him to stay with Manchester City. QPR boss Neil Warnock is thought to be an early favourite to be installed as Hammers manager, despite taking the R’s to the Premier League this season. Rangers Supporters’ Trust spokesman David Edgar has called for manager Walter Smith to be knighted after leading the club to a third Scottish title in a row.

DAILY STAR: However, the Argentine, who insists he has no problem with anyone at Eastlands, has also said that he may quit to be closer to his family.

DAILY EXPRESS: Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini will demand an answer from Tevez, 27, over his future in the next fortnight. Celtic manager Neil Lennon fears the sack after his side fell one point short of beating Rangers to the Scottish title.

DAILY MIRROR: West Brom are set to put in a £4m bid for Fulham’s Andy Johnson, which would result in the 30-year-old striker being reunited with ex-Craven Cottage boss Roy Hodgson, who is now manager of the Baggies. Sunderland are closing in on Blackpool midfielder David Vaughan, 28, who is a free agent at the end of the season.

DAILY MAIL: Sir Alex Ferguson is set to carry out the biggest overhaul of his Manchester United squad in 16 years this summer with Paul Scholes, Tomasz Kuszczak and Michael Owen among those touted to leave the club. Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini will go head-to-head with his board over the issue of transfer cash. Former Aston Villa boss Martin O’Neill, is number one choice to succeed sacked West Ham manager Avram Grant. Chris Hughton, Neil Warnock and Nigel Pearson are also in the frame. Neil Lennon insists he is in the dark about whether Celtic want to retain him as manager next season. Striker Wayne Rooney missed out on Manchester United’s title-winning celebrations on Saturday night in order to spend the night at home with wife Coleen. Sacked West Ham manager Avram Grant was persuaded to travel back to London from Wigan with the players after he suggested he would go home on his own by car.