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DAILY STAR SUNDAY: Manchester United legend Peter Schmeichel last night told Sir Alex Ferguson: Sell Wayne Rooney to Real Madrid for £60million. Also: Furious Wigan boss Roberto Martinez last night accused £50m Chelsea flop Fernando Torres - now 648 minutes without a goal - of elbowing keeper Ali Al Habsi... Ginger McCain climbed off his sick bed to get the perfect tonic with trainer son Donald winning the £950,000 Grand National.
NEWS OF THE WORLD: Ballabriggs gave trainer Donald McCain an emotional Grand national triumph - 38 years after his dad Ginger first sent Red Rum to victory. Also: Manchester City are lining up a sensational £40million summer bid for Jack Wilshere... West Ham pair Rob Green and Mark Noble had to be dragged apart during the 3-0 defeat at Bolton after the midfielder struck the England goalkeeper.
SUNDAY EXPRESS: Tottenham are ready to cash in on hot property Gareth Bale in the summer - a decision which will spark a flood of interest from home and abroad. Also: Donald McCain, son of the legendary four-times Grand National winning trainer Ginger, emulated his father when 14-1 chance Ballabriggs put in a faultless display of jumping to win yesterday’s John Smith’s National... Arsene Wenger has pledged to carry on working until he is 80.
MAIL ON SUNDAY: Roman Abramovich is already going cold on £50million flop Fernando Torres and will consider selling him in the summer. Also: A week after Wayne Rooney’s foul-mouthed outburst on live television halted the FA’s Respect campaign in its tracks, Spurs defender Vedran Corluka was involved in a furious bust-up with his own fans at White Hart Lane.
SUNDAY MIRROR: Carlo Ancelotti is doomed if Chelsea are knocked out of the Champions League by Manchester United on Tuesday night. Also: Liverpool are preparing to offer Brad Friedel a sensational chance to extend his Premier League appearance record into another season... Sir Alex Ferguson is planning a sensational summer swoop for France legend Zinedine Zidane’s teenage son.
THE PEOPLE: Dimitar Berbatov brought the Premier League winning post into view as Sir Alex Ferguson tasted joy and despair on Grand National day. Also: West Ham want Alex McLeish to take over from Avram grant at Upton Park... Gary Neville believes there is nothing wrong with Wayne Rooney swearing because he is just showing the same sort of passion as the fans.
SUNDAY TELEGRAPH: The McCain name once again resounded loudly around Aintree yesterday, as Ballabriggs, trained by Donald McCain and ridden by Jason Maguire, won the John Smith’s Grand National by two and a quarter lengths. Also: Sir Alex Ferguson last night branded Manchester United “causal and lackadaisical”, despite seeing his team go 10 points clear at the Premier League summit with a 2-0 victory over Fulham.
SUNDAY TIMES: The eye for an Aintree story remains as acute as ever in the McCain family.