WE take a look around the papers for the latest from Arsenal, Liverpool, Newcastle United, Manchester United, Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City.
DAILY MIRROR: Juventus are hopeful they will soon reach an agreement with Liverpool over a permanent move for midfielder Alberto Aquilani.
Cesc Fabregas has cast fresh doubt on his Arsenal future by admitting the club cannot carry on failing to win trophies.
Also: Arsenal were gifted a title lifeline as Manchester United fired blanks at St James’ Park...Carlo Ancelotti last night conceded for the first time his Chelsea squad did not deserve to win the title this season.
THE SUN: Cesc Fabregas admits Arsenal no longer have a ‘wow’ factor. Also: Samir Nasri will once again snub former team-mate William Gallas tonight...Alex Ferguson and Alan Pardew both insisted they were denied penalties as Manchester United missed the chance to go nine points clear.
DAILY STAR: Cesc Fabregas has paved the way for a summer move to Barcelona by admitting Arsenal have got it all wrong. Also: Carlo Ancelotti has finally admitted that Chelsea blew the title because their squad was not good enough...Manchester United were furious after being denied an injury-time penalty.
DAILY MAIL: Cesc Fabregas has risked the wrath of Arsene Wenger with a damning assessment of Arsenal’s six-year trophy drought. Also: Javier Hernandez was last night accused of cheating after the Manchester United striker tried to win a stoppage-time penalty in his side’s 0-0 draw at Newcastle in the Barclays Premier League...John Terry has stepped in to save Senrab, the boys’ football club where he began his playing career.
DAILY EXPRESS: Harry Redknapp has urged the Premier League to bring forward the date of Manchester City’s Premier League clash against Stoke amid fears that the result could be compromised. Also: Bernie Ecclestone has dismissed speculation that the world’s richest man, Carlos Slim, and media magnate Rupert Murdoch will team up to buy Formula One...Sir Alex Ferguson was left fuming at another refereeing decision after Manchester United blew the chance to move nine points clear when they were held at Newcastle.
THE TIMES: Cesc Fabregas has risked antagonising Arsene Wenger before tonight’s north London derby by claiming that Arsenal must decide whether they want to win trophies or develop young players. Also: Carlo Ancelotti admitted for the first time yesterday that Chelsea’s squad has not been good enough to challenge for trophies this season...Carlos Tevez, the Manchester City captain, is facing a race against time to be fit for the FA Cup final against Stoke City next month.
DAILY TELEGRAPH: Cesc Fabregas says Arsene Wenger would have lost his job if he worked at one of Spain’s top clubs and is urging Arsenal to choose between developing players and simply winning. Also: There are growing concerns within government that Tottenham Hotspur’s legal challenges over the Olympic Stadium could derail London’s chances of staging the 2017 World Athletics Championships...Newcastle manager Alan Pardew praised Lee Probert for being “brave” enough to book Javier Hernandez.
THE INDEPENDENT: Cesc Fabregas, the Arsenal captain, has challenged the club to develop a ruthless streak if they are to end their run of six years without a trophy, and has admitted manager Arsen Wenger would have been sacked long ago if he had been working for one of the big clubs in Spain. Manchester United failed to take their opportunity to extend their lead over Arsenal to nine points after a goalless draw with Newcastle on Tyneside...Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti yesterday looked back over the remains of what will go down as the worst season of Roman Abramovich’s eight-year reign and confessed the squad was not good enough.
THE GUARDIAN: Cesc Fabregas has voiced grave misgivings over Arsenal’s refusal to spend big in the transfer market, saying the club must decide whether they want to “go out to win or to develop players”. Also: Carlo Ancelotti has admitted that Chelsea’s squad was too weak this season and the policy of trimming senior players last summer, while offering youngsters more of an incentive to excel, was exposed by a flurry of mid-season injuries to key players...Manchester United missed the chance to open up a nine-point lead at the top of the Premier League after being held to a goalless draw by Newcastle United at St James’ Park.