Lopez to Arsenal FC? Rooney-Man Utd rift? Fellaini to quit Everton FC? Monday’s back pages

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The top stories making Monday’s back pages in the UK…

The Sun: John Terry still hopes to face Anton Ferdinand at QPR on Saturday – even though he is out for England tomorrow.

Also: Hugo Lloris is planning clear-the-air talks with Spurs boss Andre Villas-Boas who has claimed Brad Friedel is first choice.

Daily Mirror: John Terry is fighting to be fit for his grudge match with QPR on Saturday.   Also: Everton midfielder Marouane Fellaini could leave the club as soon as the next transfer window despite being under contract for the next four years.   And: Ukraine boss Oleg Blokhin wants revenge against England during Tuesday’s World Cup qualifier at Wembley after his side were denied a goal against Roy Hodgson’s men in their Euro 2012 encounter.

Daily Star: Roy Hodgson has been hit by a defensive injury crisis on the eve of England’s crunch World Cup clash with Ukraine.

Daily Mail: England’s worst fears were confirmed yesterday when John Terry was ruled out of tomorrow’s qualifier against Ukraine with an ankle injury.

Metro: Adrian Lopez is uncertain about whether to sign a new contract at Atletico Madrid, just weeks after he was linked with Arsenal and Tottenham.   Also: England have the strength in depth to cope with the absence of injured defender John Terry, says midfielder James Milner.   And: Jermaine Jenas looks set to join Leeds on loan, after being told he is not in manager Andre Villas-Boas’ plans at Tottenham.

The Times: Wayne Rooney has denied there is any rift with Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson.

The Guardian: John Terry has been forced out of England’s World Cup qualifier with Ukraine tomorrow with an ankle injury that is threatening to keep him out of Chelsea’s grudge match at Queens Park Rangers on Saturday.



Ian Horne
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