LONDON EVENING STANDARD
Gareth Bale should use the criticism he has faced at Real Madrid to improve himself, former Bernabeu star Kaka has said.
Chelsea remain hopeful striker Mauro Icardi will reject a new contract at Inter Milan to join them in the summer, but face being priced out of any move for Paul Pogba.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has spoken of his pride in the club’s community work as a new centre opened to help everyone from offenders on probation to the mentally ill.
Chelsea starlet Jeremie Boga has admitted he would be interested in a return to France if he’s unable to make the grade at Stamford Bridge.
MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS
Radamel Falcao could remain at Manchester United if David de Gea signs a new contract with the club.
Juventus are bracing themselves for a huge Manchester City offer for their midfield star Paul Pogba.
Liverpool have agreed a deal to sign young Portuguese midfielder Paulo Alves this summer. The 17-year-old will make the move from AD Sanjoanense.
The sudden uncertainty over Newcastle United’s head coach role has seen coaches with Champions League experience contact the club to offer their services. Ex-Real Madrid player and Olympiakos coach Michel Gonzalez has expressed an interest in the role through an intermediary.
Fulham are eyeing a move for Newcastle United goalkeeper Rob Elliot.
Dick Advocaat insists Danny Graham’s Sunderland goal drought must come to an end eventually.
Steven Fletcher will play a part in Sunderland’s bid to remain in the Premier League after returning to full training.
Darren Bent is facing a summer of uncertainty after Aston Villa boss Tim Sherwood decided not to recall him to first-team training. The striker must wait to see whether his deal at Villa Park will be extended beyond next month.
West Bromwich Albion boss Tony Pulis remains hopeful of capturing QPR’s impressive winger Matt Phillips and Swansea left-back Neil Taylor.
Birmingham City manager Gary Rowett hopes the difficult decision to release eight players will ‘move the club forward’.
EXPRESS & STAR
West Brom star Saido Berahino has praised “old school” Tony Pulis for keeping him on the straight and narrow.
Wolves are set to splash the cash this summer to replace Bakary Sako – and have vowed to keep Benik Afobe.
Marc Muniesa is ready to act as Stoke City’s ambassador in Barcelona to help manager Mark Hughes attract more top talent.
Bojan says his rehabilitation is still on track as he posts the latest video diary of his recovery from knee ligament damage.
HULL DAILY MAIL
Hull City boss Steve Bruce has left the door open for Nikica Jelavic to make a timely return to the starting XI in this weekend’s crucial home game with relegation rivals Burnley.
Gary Bowyer has promised to monitor Alex Baptiste’s situation at Bolton Wanderers ‘very carefully’ in the hope of luring the versatile defender back to Blackburn Rovers on loan.
Leicester midfielder Anthony Knockaert has joined Belgian side Standard Liege, according to L’Equipe.
SOUTH WALES EVENING POST
Bafetimbi Gomis is in a race to prove he will be ready for a return to action when Swansea City go to Arsenal.