From the Back Pages, January 10: Manchester City feel the heat from Premier League over Frank Lampard deal

From the back pages
From the back pages

Manchester City found themselves in hot water with the Premier League today as the saga over Frank Lampard’s contract took another controversial twist. (The Times)

Liverpool are close to finalising a new contract for Raheem Sterling following the latest round of negotiations with the England winger’s representatives. (The Guardian)

Louis van Gaal is ready to go back for Southampton’s England right back Nathaniel Clyne. (The Mirror)

Manchester United and Real Madrid are the only two clubs that could sign Lionel Messi for an outright fee within Financial Fair Play rules. (Daily Mail)

Vincent Tan has revealed that it was his mother who persuaded him to accede to the demands of the Cardiff City fans and change the club colours back to blue. (The Telegraph)

Arsene Wenger opens up on bitter Lukas Podolski’s exit and smoking Wojciech Szczesny. (The Express)

Andy Murray exclusive: Why I had to sack part of my coaching team. (The Independent)