Andy Carroll out, Charlie Adam's fight to leave Blackpool, Chelsea close in on David Luiz

24 January 2011 02:15
DAILY MAIL: Lord Coe has made an impassioned plea for West Ham to behanded the Olympic Stadium after London 2012 so Britain can fulfil its'moral obligation' to deliver the legacy he promised. [LNB]Also: Andy Gray and Richard Keys were forced to apologise last nightafter sexist off-air comments about assistant referee Sian Massey weremade public.[LNB] Two months out: Andy Carroll has torn a thigh muscle[LNB]THE SUN: Karren Brady has branded Tottenham's bid to move into the Olympic Stadium 'Spur of the moment money making'. [LNB]Also: Andy Carroll has been ruled out for up to two months with a torn thigh.[LNB]DAILY MIRROR: Charlie Adam wants to join Liverpool by the end of the week - but faces a bitter fight with Blackpool over his exit. [LNB]Also: Lord Coe has warned that Tottenham's plans to demolish the Olympic Stadium will 'trash' Britain's reputation in world sport.[LNB]DAILY STAR: Chelsea are confident they have clinched the signing of centre-back David Luiz for £21m. [LNB]Also: Arsenal will step up their bid to land Southampton wonderkid Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain today.[LNB]DAILY EXPRESS: Paul Robinson will face Chelsea tonight without fear - having declared the champions have lost their aura.[LNB]Also: Liverpool will dispatch Damien Comolli to Amsterdam today for make-or-break talks with Ajax as they seek to land Uruguay striker Luis Suarez.[LNB]THE GUARDIAN: Chelsea are confident of completing the transfer of David Luiz from Benfica within the next 48 hours, with the fee of around £21.5m their biggest outlay on a player since Andriy Shevchenko's £30m arrival from Milan five years ago. [LNB]Also: Darren Bent said he was relieved to leave behind the pressure surrounding his £24m transfer after scoring the winner on his debut for Aston Villa.[LNB]THE TIMES: Lord Coe has warned that Britain's reputation in sport would be "trashed" if the Olympic Stadium were torn down to make way for Tottenham Hotspur Football Club. [LNB]Also: Like weary fighters slugging out the final rounds of a long bout, two sides depleted by injuries contested a sub-standard game yesterday. Australia won because they found a batsman in David Hussey who never lost sight of the task he needed to fulfil.[LNB]DAILY TELEGRAPH: Andy Gray and Richard Keys, the Sky Sports presenters, were forced to apologise for sexist comments aimed at a lineswoman during Liverpool's 3-0 victory over Wolves. [LNB]Also: As Martin Johnson gathered his bruised, weary squad last night ahead of a five-day training camp in Portugal prior to the Six Nations Championship, Rugby Football Union chief executive John Steele made a pointed challenge by saying he wanted England to finish in the top two.[LNB]THE INDEPENDENT: Chelsea are confident they will complete the signing of David Luiz from Benfica for a fee of £21.5m within the next 48 hours. [LNB]Also: Karren Brady was busy yesterday attempting to fix the future and bury the past. While making West Ham's undeniably strong case to inherit London's Olympic Stadium, the club's formidable vice-chairman attempted, with much less conviction, to suggest that there was never any question of sacking Avram Grant and replacing him with Martin O'Neill. [LNB][LNB]  Explore more:People: Martin O'Neill, Karren Brady, Andy Carroll, Martin Johnson, Andriy Shevchenko, Paul Robinson, Darren Bent, Charlie Adam Places: Liverpool, London, Amsterdam, Milan, Australia, Portugal, United Kingdom, Olympic Stadium Organisations: Rugby Football Union, Tottenham Hotspur Football Club

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