What Sunday’s papers are saying:
SUNDAY TIMES: A football fan was arrested by Merseyside police last night on suspicion of racially abusing Oldham’s Tom Adeyemi at Anfield on Friday. Also: Manchester United are considering a move for Newcastle’s Cheick Tiote as Sir Alex Ferguson seeks to address his side’s midfield weakness...England coach Stuart Lancaster has narrowed down his search for a new captain to a straight choice between back-row specialists Tom Wood of Northampton and Harlequins’ Chris Robshaw.
SUNDAY TELEGRAPH: Neil Warnock was last night on the verge of losing his job as manager of Queens Park Rangers. Also: Merseyside Police last night said they had arrested a 20-year-old man from Aintree over the alleged racial abuse of Oldham’s Tom Adeyemi at Anfield.
THE PEOPLE: Carlos Tevez is facing a staggering £1million fine by Manchester City for going back to Argentina in November and failing to return to the club. Also: Chelsea have told Frank Lampard they will not allow him to join a Premier League rival - but that he is free to move abroad...Paulo di Canio saluted the heavens and dedicated the greatest moment of his fledgling managerial career to his late father as Swindon dumped Premier League Wigan out of the FA Cup.
SUNDAY EXPRESS: Chelsea and England captain John Terry is facing a massive 12-game ban if he is found guilty of racially abusing QPR star Anton Ferdinand. Also: Manchester United - who have moved quickly to dismiss a report that Wayne Rooney will be sold - are battling against a horrendous injury list...Danny Cipriani has told interim England coach Stuart Lancaster that he is ready and willing to return for his country after first choice fly-half Toby Flood was ruled out of the game for six weeks.
SUNDAY MIRROR: Kenny Dalglish and Liverpool are to be warned about their future conduct by the FA. Also: Manchester City will make another swoop for Wayne Rooney if the Manchester United star’s truce with Sir Alex Ferguson fails to hold...Tottenham will table an £8million bid for Christopher Samba in the net 48 hours.
DAILY STAR SUNDAY: Liverpool will lead the £10million chase for Newcastle hot-shot Demba Ba. Also: The Carlos Tevez saga is expected to come to an end this week with the AWOL Manchester City striker joining AC Milan...Leeds and Ipswich are chasing Newcastle outcast Alan Smith...Amir Khan fears he could still miss out on a rematch with Lamont Peterson.
MAIL ON SUNDAY: Paul Scholes and Manchester United are considering a dramatic comeback for the 37-year-old midfielder, who retired at the end of the season. Also: Liverpool will give lifetime bans to anyone found guilty of racially abusing Oldham defender Tom Adeyemi during Friday night’s FA Cup tie at Anfield...Amir Khan’s relentless pursuit of justice over his controversial world title defeat in Washington DC a month ago is to be rewarded by a rematch with American Lamont Peterson, his promoters claimed yesterday.
INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY: The head of European football’s anti-racism group, Piara Powar, believes Liverpool should have been more proactive over the latest issue to affect the club. Also: Sir Alex Ferguson believes that Tottenham are playing the best football in the Premier League at the moment - but nothing like their finest was needed to see off Cheltenham.
THE OBSERVER: Mike Tindall and other senior players will be left out in the cold by England despite a mounting injury list for next month’s Six Nations. Also: Paulo Di Canio called for a memorial to be erected to his Swindon players after the League Two team pulled off the shock of third-round day with a 2-1 FA Cup win over Premier League strugglers Wigan.