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What the back pages say: Saturday, October 10

10 Oct 2009 09:31:50

What the back pages say: Saturday, October 10

DAILY MAIL Manchester United have revived their bid to sign Valencia's £35million-rated striker David Villa.  Fergie determined: Manchester United back in for £35million Spain star David Villa Also: Tranmere yesterday put their physio in charge of the team affairs after it emerged that boss John Barnes was forced out by a fans' rebellion. Barnes and McAteer sacked as Tranmere put their physio in charge! Winging it: Manchester United will revive their £35m bid for Valencia star Villa (L) THE SUN Fabio Capello's top stars will pocket £400,000 each if England win the World Cup.  WATCH Ukraine v England LIVE! Also: Danny Cipriani's injury curse has struck again with a busted leg which will rule him out of England's autumn internationals. DAILY STAR Rio Ferdinand is determined to leave the WAG culture behind at the World Cup - as he proved by taking his family on a caravan holiday. Also: Spurs striker Robbie Keane has urged his Republic of Ireland team-mates not to blow their chance of reaching the World Cup finals.  Think Italian! It's Ireland's way ahead under Giovanni Trapattoni DAILY MIRROR Wales captain Craig Bellamy has warned he could become an international part-timer if Manchester City qualify for the Champions League. Also: Fabio Capello has warned there will be no place for crocks in his World Cup squad.  No mercy! Don't dare take it easy in last two games, Capello warns England First choice: David James is set to reclaim his No 1 spot DAILY EXPRESS Fabio Capello has delivered a World Cup warning to the England squad insisting he will not make any special cases for injured players. Also: Danny McGuire has warned St Helens that Leeds will not flag in their pursuit of greatness. THE GUARDIAN Leeds City Council has demanded that Ken Bates's Leeds United reveal who the club's ultimate owners are before the council proceeds with the £6million purchase of the Thorp Arch training ground. THE TIMES England fans must wait until at least 7.15pm today to discover whether highlights of the World Cup qualifier against Ukraine will be shown on television after ITV walked out of last-minute talks to buy the rights last night. Also: Fabio Capello has confirmed his intention to start the World Cup finals in South Africa with Portsmouth's David James as his first-choice goalkeeper. THE DAILY TELEGRAPH Rio Ferdinand insisted yesterday there would be no "distractions" this time round when England play in the World Cup finals. Also: Cardiff Blues captain Paul Tito has sympathised with Harlequins as they prepare to begin Heineken Cup life after the 'Bloodgate' affair.  Heineken Cup: Sportsmail's guide to this weekend's matches THE INDEPENDENT Cristiano Ronaldo said yesterday he believed his former Manchester United colleague Wayne Rooney was joking when the Englishman said he would be pleased if Portugal fail to qualify for the World Cup. MARTIN SAMUEL: Cristiano Ronaldo is ready for his greatest test


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