LONDON EVENING STANDARD
Christian Eriksen is confident Mauricio Pochettino will be at Tottenham for the long term after the Argentine enhanced his reputation by guiding his team to a 2-2 draw at Juventus.
Dele Alli insists the criticism he received for diving in Tottenham’s recent match at Liverpool will have no effect on his performances.
Arsene Wenger looks set to stay true to his word and play a strong team against Ostersunds in the Europa League on Thursday.
MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS
Man Utd defender Eric Bailly is about to return to action following a period out with injury.
Manchester United players have held discussions about the team’s midfield issues as they prepare for a pivotal period in the season.
Jurgen Klopp is backing Roberto Firmino to maintain his blistering form in Liverpool’s Champions League clash with Porto.
Everton boss Sam Allardyce has hinted he will start picking a more consistent line-up between now and the end of the season.
Rafa Benitez has assured Newcastle fans that Islam Slimani is “fine” and WILL play a part in the Magpies’ battle to beat the Premier League drop.
Former Aston Villa manager Alex McLeish is the odds-on favourite to take the Scotland job for the second time – but reports suggest he is growing impatient of the SFA’s indecisiveness.
EXPRESS AND STAR
Departing chairman John Williams was surprised to be sacked this week but has backed head coach Alan Pardew to keep West Brom up.
Stoke City chairman Peter Coates has firmly denied any accusations of complacency underpinning the club’s present position in the bottom three.
HULL DAILY MAIL
Hull City face the real possibility of heading to Premier League champions Chelsea with just one fit central defender after head coach Nigel Adkins suggested Michael Dawson could be absent once again.
Leicester City have become the big favourites to sign sought-after wideman Thorgan Hazard, according to one bookmaker.
Mark Warburton has blasted suggestions that Jason Cummings failed at Nottingham Forest as ‘nonsense’.
Brighton boss Chris Hughton has challenged his players to finish teams off to secure Premier League survival.
St Mirren are confident of keeping manager Jack Ross until the end of what is shaping up to be a league winning season as they brace themselves for an official enquiry to be made for him from English Championship side Barnsley.