wHAT Saturday’s newspapers are saying:
THE TIMES: Arsene Wenger last night revealed the full extent of his trauma at Arsenal’s Champions League defeat by AC Milan, saying the he will be haunted by the rout for the rest of his life. Also: Gary Neville is on a collision course with Manchester United after the club dramatically opposed their former captain’s plans to build a supporters’ club opposite Old Trafford.
DAILY EXPRESS: Harry Redknapp does not want to be England manager just for the European Championship and will only consider the job if it is on a full-time basis. Also: Arsene Wenger has admitted Arsenal’s European humbling at the hands of AC Milan will haunt him for the rest of his life.
DAILY MIRROR: Harry Redknapp last night told the FA: “The England job is for keeps, not just the summer.” Also: Nemanja Vidic is set for an amazing Manchester United return - possibly in a Premier League title decider at rivals Manchester City on April 28.
DAILY STAR: Harry Redknapp has told the FA to call him in the summer - after he has led Tottenham to FA Cup glory and a place in the Champions League. Also: Dereck Chisora struck the first blow ahead of his WBC world title challenge against Vitali Klitschko tonight.
DAILY MAIL: Kenny Dalglish has warned his players that their places in the Carling Cup final are on the line if they lose focus against Brighton. Also: Dereck Chisora has been warned he ‘committed suicide’ when he slapped world heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko on the face at the weigh-in for tonight’s title fight.
THE SUN: Arsenal stars are frustrated with manager Arsene Wenger because they do not practice defending in training. Also: Arsenal captain Robin Van Persie has been urged to quit Arsenal.
THE GUARDIAN: Portsmouth have been docked 10 points after entering administration for a second time in two years, as a means of avoiding liquidation. Also: Harry Redknapp has urged the Football Association to delay naming the next England manager until the end of the season and believes whoever is appointed must be given a contract that extends beyond the European Championships.
DAILY TELEGRAPH: English cricket suffered one of its darkest days yesterday when the first county player was jailed for spot-fixing and claims emerged that the county game “turned a blind eye” to corruption. Also: Harry Redknapp wants FA to wait until Premier League season finishes before making any approach over the England job.
THE INDEPENDENT: On a grim day for English cricket, Mervyn Westfield, a former Essex player, was sent to prison at the Old Bailey yesterday for corruption. Also: Harry Redknapp has asked the FA to refrain from asking him about the England manager`s job until the end of the season.