Saturday Papers: Beat Man Utd or forget the title, says Redknapp

READ the top sports headlines from today's UK national newspapers - Saturday, January 15, 2011.

DAILY EXPRESS: Harry Redknapp has told his players to beat Manchester United tomorrow or forget the title.

THE SUN: Tottenham have accepted a 6million bid from Birmingham for striker Robbie Keane. Also: Steven Pienaar has priced himself out of a move to Chelsea with exorbitant wage demands.

DAILY MIRROR: Everton contract rebel Steven Pienaar will snub Chelsea to sign for Spurs next week. Also: Birmingham last night had a 6million bid accepted for Robbie Keane.

DAILY STAR: Tottenham swooped for Steven Pienaar last night after his proposed move to Chelsea broke down. Also: Worried Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti is ready to axe star men Michael Essien and Didier Drogba in a bid to halt his side's dramatic slump.

DAILY MAIL: Kenny Dalglish has demanded his players become leaders as Liverpool go into a derby without Steven Gerrard and Jamie Carragher for the first time in nine years. Also: Ian Holloway has taken a swipe at Aston Villa over their pursuit of Charlie Adam.

DAILY TELEGRAPH: Everton have accepted Chelsea's 3.5million offer for Steven Pienaar but the South African international's final destination still remains unclear. Also: Birmingham were last night handed a boost on the eve of the Second City derby against Aston Villa when they agreed a fee with Tottenham Hotspur for striker Robbie Keane.

THE INDEPENDENT: Robbie Keane could become the second Tottenham Hotspur player to move to Birmingham City in the transfer window after the two clubs agreed a 6m fee yesterday. Also: Roque Santa Cruz became the latest discarded Manchester City player to aim a swipe at Roberto Mancini after completing a move back to Blackburn.

THE TIMES: Carlo Ancelotti admitted for the first time yesterday that there is a realistic prospect of Chelsea failing to qualify for next season's Champions League. Also: Harry Redknapp has responded to Sir Alex Ferguson's claim that Tottenham Hotspur will not stay the distance in this season's title race by claiming that the Manchester United manager is envious of his own resources.

THE GUARDIAN: Manchester City have told Shay Given they will allow him to leave but only if they find a replacement first.

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