Rumour Mill - Tuesday October 2
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• THE SUN - John Terry will wear a protective mask and start for Chelsea tomorrow - 72 hours after surgery.
• THE MIRROR - David Beckham has been offered a shock Premiership comeback by Roy Keane. He has offered the England ace a six month loan switch to the Stadium of Light.
• DAILY MAIL - John Terry has given England a boost after receiving permission from doctors to travel with Chelsea for tomorrow's Champions League clash against Valencia.
• THE SUN - Martin Jol is hanging on to his job by a thread today despite an amazing fightback by his Spurs side in their 4-4 draw with Aston Villa. The Sun also reports that Dean Ashton will cap his year-long fightback from injury with an England call.
• DAILY MIRROR - Younes Kaboul saved Paul Robinson's blushes and Martin Jol's job with a stunning last-minute equaliser last night.
• DAILY EXPRESS - John Terry and Michael Owen are likely to be named in the England squad later this week, days after they both had operations. The Express also says that Chelsea are considering a bold plan to bring Stamford Bridge hero Gianfranco Zola back to the club alongside World Cup-winning coach Marcello Lippi in a desperate bid to rescue their season.
• DAILY STAR - Dean Ashton looks set to be handed a dream England recall on Friday, as Steve McClaren has warned his star players: 'I decide if you are fit enough to play for England.'
• THE SUN - Alisher Usmanov looked at buying into Liverpool and Tottenham before targeting Arsenal.
• THE TIMES - Martin Jol's job seems to have been hanging by a thread for much of the season, but just when it appeared that the thread would snap last night, his Tottenham Hotspur team staged a memorable comeback to draw 4-4 with Aston Villa and perhaps stave off the immediate threat of his dismissal as manager.
• THE INDEPENDENT - Tottenham Hotspur's history is marked by attacking football and high-energy excitement and last night's Premier League contest at White Hart Lane was in the club's very best traditions.
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