What the papers say: Chelsea offer Yossi to land Modric and Strauss vows to restore 'feelgood factor'

DAILY MAIL: England's players were united in calling for calm as rioting across London sent football into chaos.

England v Holland scrapped... and now riots could put end to Premier League matches

Also: Andrew Strauss has called for cricket to restore the 'feelgood factor' to riot-hit Britain ahead of today's third Test against India at Edgbaston... Chelsea are ready to use Yossi Benayoun as bait in their attempt to prise Luka Modric from Tottenham.

Yossi for Luka! Chelsea offer Benayoun to Spurs to seal Modric deal

Target: Luka Modric

Target: Luka Modric

THE SUN: The Premier League's big kick-off is in danger of being ravaged by riots - especially in London.

Also: Paula Radcliffe last night pleaded with rioting thugs not to wreck London's Olympic dream... Wesley Sneijder has confirmed he would like to join Manchester United.

DAILY MIRROR: The Premier League launch this weekend faces being wrecked by the riots sweeping the country.

Also: Samir Nasri will get his move to Manchester City after Arsenal finally put a price on his head last night... Sylvain Distin believes his team-mate Phil Jagielka is staying at Goodison.

DAILY EXPRESS: The organisers of the 2012 Olympic Games were confronted by their worst nightmare yesterday as London burned.

Also: The Premier League will decide tomorrow if the start of the new season is to be decimated in the wake of the riots that prompted England's friendly with Holland tonight to be postponed amid fears over the safety of players and supporters... Andrew Strauss insisted the trouble which scarred Birmingham city centre during the build-up to the third Test will not derail England's journey to the top of the Test rankings.

Ready: England captain Andrew Strauss (right)

Ready: England captain Andrew Strauss (right)

DAILY STAR: England's footballers have pleaded for calm across the country.

Also: Premier League chiefs will hold an emergency summit tomorrow to decide whether Saturday's football programme can go ahead... Wesley Sneijder last night admitted for the first time: 'I want to join Manchester United'.

THE INDEPENDENT: The start of the Premier League season is under threat after further rioting in Manchester and the West Midlands last night undermined an earlier claim by the league authorities that no games outside London were under threat from public disorder.

Also: England intend to us the third Test to put a smile back on the country's face... Wesley Sneijder has lost his chance to play at Wembley tonight, but he has announced himself eager to play permanently in England with a possible move to Manchester United.

THE TIMES: The riots that forced the unprecedented cancellation of England's friendly against Holland have also cast the opening weekend of the Premier League season into doubt.

Also: Sylvain Distin is expecting Phil Jagielka, his fellow centre half, to remain at Everton despite Arsenal's strong interest in signing him... Marouane Chamakh risked angering Arsene Wenger, the Arsenal manager, last night when he said Cesc Fabregas and Samir Nasri are likely to leave north London this month.

DAILY TELEGRAPH: This weekend's Premier League and Football League programme faces mass postponements after the riots continued to spread from London last night.

Also: The England and India cricket teams were ordered not to venture into Birmingham city centre last night as police prepared for the prospect of another night of rioting... Sports minister Hugh Robertson last night hit back at suggestions from the Chinese government that the London riots cast doubt on the capital's ability to host a safe Olympic Games.

THE GUARDIAN: The start of the Premier League season this weekend is facing major disruption after its officials said they would decide tomorrow whether or not to call off the three opening fixtures set to take place in London following further rioting in the city yesterday.

Also: England's friendly against Holland was postponed after the Metropolitan police confirmed they would be unable to guarantee the safety of players and supporters at Wembley... Wesley Sneijder has revived the prospect of a move to Manchester United by confirming he is interested in joining the Premier League champions and that "unofficial talks" have taken place over a possible £35m deal.

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