What the back pages say: Alan Shearer wants to return to Blackburn as boss, Warne reveals he did think about Ashes return, Sir Alex taunts Chelsea over 'kids'

DAILY MAIL: Avram Grant is fighting to save his career at West Ham with the club's owners eager to speak to Sam Allardyce following his dismissal by Blackburn on Monday.

Big Sam in the frame as Hammers put pressure on Grant

ALSO: Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini will tell Carlos Tevez he must stay at the club.

Mancini's ultimatum to unhappy Tevez

Remember me? Alan Shearer won a Premier League title at Blackburn as a player now he wants to manage them

Remember me? Alan Shearer won a Premier League title at Blackburn as a player now he wants to manage them

THE GUARDIAN: Roberto Mancini has spoken of his conviction that Carlos Tevez will be persuaded to stay at Manchester City and suggested the Argentinian was "not really unhappy" and could be talked out of leaving the club.

ALSO: Irregular betting activity surrounding the Scottish Premier League match between Motherwell and Hearts on Tuesday night is being investigated by the Association of British Bookmakers.

Seeing red: Betting probe into Motherwell sending-off

DAILY STAR: Robert Mancini has told sulking star Carlos Tevez to forget about leaving.

ALSO: Alan Shearer wants to return to Blackburn as the next boss - but faces strong competition from Sven-Goran Eriksson.

DAILY MIRROR: Roberto Mancini last night insisted Carlos Tevez will not be leaving Manchester City.

ALSO: Liverpool limped to a desperate goalless draw at Anfield - with Fernando Torres stuck on the bench for the game with nothing at stake.

Liverpool 0 Utrecht 0: Hodgson defends Torres' absence

THE SUN: Roberto Mancini will meet Carlos Tevez tomorrow and tell him: .You are staying at Manchester City..

ALSO: Alex Ferguson has begun the mind games ahead of Manchester United's title shootout with Chelsea by taunting: 'You will win nothing with kids'.

DAILY EXPRESS: Shane Warne admits he had considered an Ashes comeback - but his controversial trip to London last week convinced him he did not have the staying power to return at 41.

ALSO: Alan Shearer is considering making a return to Blackburn as a replacement for Sam Allardyce.

THE TIMES: Roberto Mancini will lay the law down tomorrow and tell Carlos Tevez that he must stay at Manchester City.

ALSO: Frank Lampard will attempt to prove his fitness for Sunday's top-of-the-table clash with Manchester United by playing in a practice match at Chelsea's training ground today.

THE INDEPENDENT: Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini declared last night that he is not convinced that Carlos Tevez wants to leave the club and that he believed he could persuade the striker to stay when they meet tomorrow.

ALSO: Fulham's board have told manager Mark Hughes his job is safe and he will be backed in the transfer window next month, despite the club's recent slide down the Premier League table.

DAILY TELEGRAPH: Roy Hodgson last night admitted that Liverpool's medical staff forced him to back down over his intention to play Fernando Torres in his side's meaningless Europa League fixture with Utrecht.

ALSO: Stoke City are confident that Ryan Shawcross will not be fazed by the likelihood of a hostile reception at the Emirates on Saturday when he faces Arsenal for the first time since his tackle broke Aaron Ramsey's leg.

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