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Crystal Palace could name Chris Coleman as their new manager this week, while Loic Remy is still uncertain whether he will remain at Newcastle.


London Evening Standard

  • Heurelho Gomes has accused Harry Redknapp of having a negative agenda toward South American players and urged Brazil compatriot Julio Cesar to quit Queens Park Rangers to protect his World Cup dream.
  • Arsene Wenger believes Arsenal can convince themselves that a Premier League title challenge is possible by winning over the sceptics.
  • Crystal Palace are confident of appointing a manager before the weekend with Chris Coleman emerging as the clear favourite to succeed Ian Holloway.
  • Crystal Palace captain Mile Jedinak is confident the club’s hierarchy will make the right decision with regard to appointing a new permanent manager.
Manchester Evening News

  • Manchester United trio Michael Carrick, Jonny Evans and Rafael were not involved as the team trained prior to their Champions League trip to Real Sociedad – but Adnan Januzaj seemed unscathed following Sacha Reither’s challenge at the weekend.
  • Manchester skipper Vincent Kompany and Stevan Jovetic sat out training as the Blues prepare for their Champions League clash with CSKA Moscow.
Liverpool Echo

  • Brendan Rodgers admits Liverpool are “playing catch-up” with the sides in the Champions League – but believes they are on course to break the top four’s dominance.
  • Steven Pienaar insists his fearsome flank combination with Leighton Baines is close to recapturing its best.
The Chronicle

  • Alan Pardew is hoping that Newcastle United’s thrilling victory over Chelsea can help provide a remedy for the Magpies’ “sickening” loss against Sunderland.
Newcastle and Sunderland

  • Striker Loic Remy says Queens Park Rangers might hold his future in their palm, and will decide on his future at Newcastle United in the summer.
Sunderland Echo

  • Wes Brown hopes he can continue his injury comeback by starting Wednesday’s Capital One Cup clash with Southampton after making his first competitive appearance in almost two years.
Express & Star

  • Albion midfielder James Morrison today praised Saido Berahino for ditching his “big-time” approach as the young Hawthorns star emerged as a shock England contender.
  • Villa were today sweating on Andi Weimann’s fitness as Paul Lambert dismissed fears over their goal drought.
  • Boss Paul Lambert today called for patience and insisted his Villa team will prove their worth in time.
  • Wolves head coach Kenny Jackett today insisted he will not allow Jamie O’Hara’s return to compromise team spirit.
The Sentinel

  • Mark Hughes denies he is still searching for his best team after the first 10 games of the Premier League campaign.
Newham Recorder

  • Sam Allardyce wants his West Ham side to start showing the same collective responsibility they displayed last season when it comes to goalscoring.
Fulham Chronicle

  • Martin Jol has blasted the Fulham boo-boys after seeing Bryan Ruiz jeered off in Saturday’s defeat to Manchester United.
South Wales Evening Post

  • Michael Laudrup revealed how his derby plans were left in tatters after admitting Swansea City did not do themselves justice in derby defeat at Cardiff.
  • No arrests were made by South Wales Police at the match between Cardiff City and Swansea City.
Wales Online

  • Malky Mackay paid tribute to Bluebirds fans after Cardiff City’s victory in the South Wales derby.
The Pink un

  • Chris Hughton is ready to come out fighting to save his Norwich City job.
The Daily Echo

  • Asmir Begovic apologised to Artur Boruc after beating his fellow goalkeeper in such freak fashion.
  • James Ward-Prowse has been tipped to become a “top class player”.
Hull Daily Mail

  • Steve Bruce has applauded his Hull City side for passing another test of their Premier League credentials after handling increased expectation levels to beat former club Sunderland.
  • Sone Aluko will have his latest injury set-back assessed today with Hull City manager Steve Bruce admitting the forward’s problems are becoming an increasing cause for concern.
The Star

  • Simon Lappin will remain at Bramall Lane until January after Cardiff City agreed to extend his loan, Sheffield United officials have confirmed.
Huddersfield Examiner

  • Huddersfield Town boss Mark Robins says he may look to freshen up Town’s squad – but insists the players currently at his disposal can beat Lee Clark’s Birmingham on Saturday.
Ipswich Star

  • The speculation surrounding Mick McCarthy’s future will finally be put to bed this week. Martin O’Neill is expected to be announced as the new Republic of Ireland manager with former Blues boss Roy Keane taking a surprise role as his assistant.
Evening Times

  • Celtic skipper Scott Brown has told his team-mates to take the field in Amsterdam without him and secure a stranglehold on European football after Christmas.
  • Mystery Rangers shareholders Blue Pitch Holdings and Margarita Holdings risk losing their voting rights – unless they reveal their identities to supporters.
  • Former Rangers chairman Malcolm Murray today claimed the Ibrox club has “gigantic” potential – if the bitter boardroom power struggle can be settled.


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