Thursday, June 14, 2012

Ben Arfa to Chelsea FC? Modric to Man Utd? Moyes to Tottenham?


The Sun: Harry Redknapp's reign as manager of Tottenham is over.

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Also: Tottenham defender Vedran Corluka believes Luka Modric will be next out of the exit door at White Hart Lane.

And: Holland face Euro exit agony after being sunk by Mario Gomez's double.

Daily Mirror: David Moyes is Tottenham’s number one managerial target after Harry Redknapp negotiated his way out of the White Hart Lane hot-seat.

Also: Roberto Di Matteo carried on playing it by the book yesterday after finally being named Chelsea manager.

Daily Star: Chelsea players got their wish again last night when Roberto Di Matteo was named permanent manager. 

Also: Tottenham are set to go for David Moyes after they sort out a severance deal with Harry Redknapp.

Daily Mail: Harry Redknapp has been axed by Tottenham after three-and-a-half-years in charge at White Hart Lane.

Also: The Premier League has secured its status as world football's richest competition with an astonishing £3.018billion deal for domestic TV rights for three years.

And: Holland are on the verge of Euro 2012 elimination after losing 2-1 to Germany in Kharkiv.

Daily Express: The Premier League was last night celebrating a £3billion windfall after securing a staggering 70 per cent rise in the value of their domestic TV rights.

Metro: Chelsea's Champions League-winning caretaker manager Roberto di Matteo has signed a two-year contract to become their new permanent manager.

Also: Roy Hodgson has warned England to be wary of a Swedish backlash as they fly to Kiev today for tomorrow's showdown in the Olympic Stadium.

Daily Telegraph: The Premier League yesterday agreed a £3.018billion three-year deal with Sky and BT to broadcast matches live into homes, pubs and clubs in the UK from the 2013-14 season - a 70 per cent increase on the previous deal.

Also: Anders Svensson believes that English arrogance is the explanation for their poor record against Sweden and is adamant that the two countries go into tomorrow's crunch match as footballing equals.

The Times: Thirty-two years have passed since Holland last failed to emerge from the group stage of the European Championship finals, but that was the fate staring the Oranje in the face last night as the 'Group of Death' prepared to claim its first victim.

Also: Roman Abramovich has set his sights on signing Hatem Ben Arfa as the Chelsea owner continues his quest to add flair to the European champions via an expensive overhaul.

The Guardian: Sweden's preparations for the game against England on Friday has been hit by a 'bullying row' after the players tried to aim shots at the naked bottom of the reserve goalkeeper Johan Wiland in training. 

Also: Roberto Di Matteo has targeted restoring Chelsea as Premier League title contenders next season after the Italian was rewarded for claiming London's first European Cup last month by securing the manager's job on a full-time basis.

The Independent: Roy Hodgson admitted last night that the searing heat of Ukraine will have taken its toll on England's players by the time they play the co-hosts on home turf there next Tuesday.
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