What today’s papers are saying:
The Daily Telegraph Sir Alex Ferguson has written to the 2,774 Manchester United supporters due to attend tomorrow’s emotionally-charged fixture at Anfield. Also: Roberto Mancini has warned an “upset” Mario Balotelli he must accept life as a squad player at Manchester City.
The Guardian: Sir Alex Ferguson believes tomorrow`s tributes to the Hillsborough victims and their families should mark the end of “beyond the pale” animosity that brings Manchester United and Liverpool into disrepute. Also: Mario Balotelli could be recalled for Manchester City`s game at Arsenal tomorrow.
The Independent: Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson wants passion to be preserved but full respect shown for Hillsborough victims. Also: Arsene Wenger insisted yesterday he is “certain” that Jack Wilshere can be an even better player when he returns to the Arsenal first team.
Daily Star: Theo Walcott has been warned he will not start for Arsenal again until he signs a new contract at the Emirates. Also: Robbie Fowler has called on the hatred between Manchester United and Liverpool fans to end once and for all.
Daily Mirror: Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has given Theo Walcott a two-month ultimatum to sign a new deal - or risk being frozen sold in January. Also: Sir Alex Ferguson wants Manchester United and Liverpool fans to carry on taunting each other - as long as they don`t go too far.
The Sun: (With image) This is the letter from Alex Ferguson that will be handed out to Manchester United fans at Anfield tomorrow. Also: Arsene Wenger insists Jack Wilshere will return from his injury hell a better player.
Daily Express: Sir Alex Ferguson has written to every Manchester United fan who will attend tomorrow`s highly charged game at Anfield appealing for an end to the hatred. Also: Arsene Wenger has told Theo Walcott to agree a new contract quickly - or he will sack him.
The Times: Sir Alex Ferguson has written an open letter to Manchester United fans that will be distributed at the turnstiles tomorrow. Also: Brad Friedel launched a scathing attack on Fabien Barthez, the former Manchester United goalkeeper, branding him “ignorant” and “disrespectful”.
Daily Mail: A heartfelt plea from the mother of one of the victims of the Hillsborough disaster. Also: Sir Bobby Charlton and Sir Alex Ferguson will lay a floral tribute to the 96 victims of the Hillsborough disaster before the start of Liverpool`s game with Manchester United.