Premier League star could be stripped of captaincy

Chelsea captain John Terry (right) speaking with QPR's Anton Ferdinand during the match at Loftus Road.
Chelsea captain John Terry (right) speaking with QPR's Anton Ferdinand during the match at Loftus Road.
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We take a look around the papers for the latest news from Chelsea, Manchester City, Manchester United, Arsenal, Newcastle, Birmingham, Everton, Liverpool and Aston Villa.

Manchester United are considering an £18m move for Athletic Bilbao midfielder Javi Martinez.

Newcastle are ready to renew their interest in Birmingham defender Liam Ridgewell.

Tottenham coach Joe Jordan has sent a get well message to AC Milan’s Gennaro Gattusso - who is fighting to overcome an eye injury.

Steve Kean is modelling plans for a Blackburn revival on Alan Pardew’s work at Newcastle.

Daily Mail

Tottenham are eyeing a move for FC Twente and Bulgaria international goalkeeper Nikolay Mihaylov.

Andre Villas-Boas has ordered Chelsea scouts to watch Portuguese midfielder Vitor Gomes.

Everton are pondering a January transfer move for Young Boys midfielder David Degen.

Chelsea centre-back John Terry could be stripped of the England captaincy again if he is found guilty of racially abusing QPR defender Anton Ferdinand.

Liverpool forward Dirk Kuyt is on the verge of making an unwanted piece of Reds history - the most appearances in the modern era without winning a trophy.

Daily Mirror

Arsenal are bracing themselves for yet another battle with Barcelona for one of their stars, as winger Theo Walcott has apparently caught the eye of Barca boss Pep Guardiola.

Juventus are weighing up a move for Manchester City full-back Aleksandar Kolarov, with City considering Barcelona’s Maxwell as a replacement.

Manchester City fan Noel Gallagher took time out at the Q Awards to mock Manchester United by sticking six fingers in the air, following the Red Devils’ 6-1 drubbing at the hands of the Blues on Sunday.


Manchester City defender Kolo Toure says he would leave Eastlands to join French giants Paris Saint-Germain.

MK Dons boss Karl Robinson is a surprise contender for the Leicester job.

Aston Villa striker Darren Bent has hit out at critics who said he left former club Sunderland for more money at Villa Park.

The Sun

A warm-up for the Great Britain men’s and women’s football teams could see a Saturday double-header before next year’s London Olympics.

Martin O’Neill has emerged as the first-choice target to succeed Sven-Goran Eriksson at Leicester City.

The Times

Everton manager David Moyes says Jack Rodwell’s red card in the Merseyside Derby has helped his game.

The Guardian

Peter Reid will receive a replacement FA Cup medal after selling one of his own to help pay Plymouth staff.

Daily Express