From the Back Pages Friday April 12: Liverpool striker on the way out?

LUIS SUAREZ could be on his way out on Anfield this summer - but he won’t be joining Italian giants Juventus. The Liverpool striker’s future has been the subject of much speculation with Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola believed to be preparing a £50million bid. Juventus were also understood to be in the running to sign the Uruguayan but it appears their move for Brendan Rodgers’ prized asset is now off. (Daily Express)

SERGIO Garcia admits Augusta National is not his favourite golf course, but all that could change if the Spanish star can claim an overdue first major title here on Sunday. A year after stating he was not good enough to do precisely that and needed to “play for second or third place”, Garcia went into the second round of the Masters with a share of the lead. (Daily Star)

ROY HODGSON has torn into England’s desert rats. The England boss slammed clubs who allow their players to use international breaks as sunshine holidays. Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand sparked anger when he withdrew from last month’s World Cup qualifiers against San Marino and Montenegro on fitness grounds — then flew to Qatar as a TV pundit. (The Sun)

SEBASTIAN Vettel stoked Red Bull’s Malaysia team-orders controversy by saying colleague Mark Webber “did not deserve to win” in Sepang. And the 25-year-old hinted his actions were tantamount to a revenge for the Australian’s actions at last year’s Brazilian Grand Prix which almost cost him the world title. Red Bull sank deeper into controversy as Formula 1 arrived in the Shanghai paddock on Thursday. The contrite German who stepped off the podium in Kuala Lumpur three weeks ago was nowhere in sight. (Daily Mirror)