From the back pages, May 11: Darren Ferguson pledges his father will not interfere in the United team

From the back pages
From the back pages

Darren Ferguson has promised that his father, Sir Alex, will not interfere with the running of Manchester United when David Moyes takes over on 1 July. The club’s fans are aware of the problems that occurred when another legendary Scottish manager of the club, Matt Busby, handed over to Wilf McGuinness in 1969, only to return a year later when the team struggled. (The Guardian)

David Moyes is ready to raid his old club Everton for Leighton Baines and Marouane Fellaini. Moyes will take over from Alex Ferguson in the Manchester United hotseat on July 1. (The Sun)

David Moyes has revealed that he expected to be at Everton next season and denied talk that a deal had been agreed with Manchester United weeks ago. (The Independent)

Departing Everton manager David Moyes greeted the press for the first time since the announcement that he will succeed Air Alex Ferguson as Manchester United manager. In announcing details of their weekly press conference Everton said: “Please note Mr Moyes will not be answering any questions on the subject of Manchester United or his appointment as the club’s new manager.” (The Mirror)

Roberto Martínez laughs when he is asked about his first experience of the FA Cup. He talks of a cold day and a 1-1 draw on a sloping pitch at Canal Street, Runcorn, for a first-round tie in November 1995. “How could you forget that?” he asks before recalling that the Wigan Athletic team bus was “full of alcohol”. (The Times)

Arsenal target Stevan Jovetic has revealed he is ‘honoured’ to be linked to Juventus. (The Express)

Galatasaray plan to take advantage of John Terry’s predicament at Chelsea by signing him on a three-year contract worth up to £200,000 a week. (Daily Mail)