WHAT THE PAPERS SAY: Mancini and Dalglish both face awkward questions from club bosses

DAILY MAIL: Sir Alex Ferguson is closing in on yet another Barclays Premier League title after two stunning late goals broke Blackburn's stubborn resistance.

Also: Liverpool's owners will demand answers from Kenny Dalglish when they conduct a major strategic review on how to take the club forward.

And: Roberto Mancini's future at Manchester City will be under threat if the club's problems continue between now and the end of the season.

Under pressure: Kenny Dalglish has presided over Liverpool's worst run in 54 years, and they are almost certainly out of the Champions League race

Under pressure: Kenny Dalglish has presided over Liverpool's worst run in 54 years, and they are almost certainly out of the Champions League race

THE SUN: Manchester United said Vallelujah last night as they went five points clear at the top of the Premier League.

Also: Stiliyan Petrov's acute leukaemia was uncovered when the Aston Villa squad underwent heart tests after the collapse of Fabrice Muamba.

And: Gavin Henson's rugby career looks to be over after he was axed by Cardiff following his latest shame.

DAILY MIRROR: Manchester United struck a mighty title blow with a double-A performance.

Also: Chelsea will this week urge the FA to put kids and the safety of the fan first - and change their Wembley semi-final kick-off against Tottenham.

And: Andy Carroll will be warned he is running out of chances at Liverpool.

DAILY EXPRESS: Sri Alex Ferguson was celebrating as Manchester United soared five points clear at the top of the Barclays Premier League.

Also: Marouane Chamakh has sent his Arsenal career up in smoke after being caught in a London shisha bar following their 2-1 defeat at QPR.

On the up: Antonio Valencia

On the up: Antonio Valencia

DAILY STAR: Manchester United produced a stunning late show to go five points clear at the top of the table last night.

Also: Kenny Dalglish will not walk out on Liverpool, according to former team-mate Mark Lawrenson.

THE DAILY TELEGRAPH: This was not a performance of champions, but it was enough to ensure Manchester United earned the victory that extended their lead at the top of the Premier League table to five points.

Also: Kenny Dalglish, the Liverpool manager, will be required to provide a full written report to the club's American owners at the end of the season to explain an unacceptable league slump.

THE TIMES: Roberto Mancini's position will be reviewed at the end of the season if Manchester City miss out on the Barclays Premier League title.

Also: Tottenham Hotspur's players have tried to persuade Emmanuel Adebayor to remain at the club on a permanent basis when his temporary contract expires in the summer, according to Rafael van der Vaart.

THE GUARDIAN: It was another night when Manchester United showed they are not in the mood to relinquish their grip on the championship trophy.

Also: Gavin Henson faces an uncertain future after his sacking by Cardiff Blues yesterday for drunken antics on a flight from Glasgow left him looking for his fourth club in little more than a year.

THE INDEPENDENT: Roberto Mancini's Manchester City future is not guaranteed beyond the end of the season and the club's chairman, Khaldoon al-Mubarak, will review whether the Italian's abrasive management style is helping to move the club forward, if they lose out to Manchester United in the title race.

Also: Kenny Dalglish will turn to a goalkeeper who has not even completed a full friendly for Liverpool - he dislocated his finger against Rangers on his one start - and who conceded seven goals on his previous appearance in England.


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