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De Gea to Man Utd? Ferdinand or Terry England captain? Mourinho to Man Utd? Monday's back pages

Crunch Sports Staff in Soccer 14 March 2011
Rio Ferdinand (credit: Ryu Voelkel)

The top stories making Monday's back pages in the UK...

The Sun: Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has been told he will carry on as England captain, despite reports at the weekend that Chelsea's John Terry would be returning to the role.

Also: Gary Neville has told Jose Mourinho to forget about managing Manchester United any time soon.

And: Edwin van der Sar is coming under pressure to stay at Manchester United for one more season.

Plus: Richard Dunne and James Collins are among a group of Aston Villa players who have been summoned to a meeting with club bosses and told to bring their lawyers...Sir Alex Ferguson watched Manchester United's youth team overcome Liverpool 3-2 in the FA Youth Cup quarter-final on Sunday as two players from each side were sent off.


Daily Mirror: Manchester City want revenge on Wayne Rooney after the two Manchester clubs were drawn together in an FA Cup semi-final.


Daily Mail: Manchester United plan to sign Atletico Madrid keeper David de Gea as a £15m replacement for Edwin van der Sar, who will retire at the end of the season.

Also: The FA Cup semi-final between Manchester City and Manchester United at Wembley will be the most expensive domestic game to police.


The Guardian: Manchester United want Edwin van der Sar to play on next season.

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