From the back pages, May 14: Mancini sacked! A year after winning the title City fire Italian boss with Kidd set to take charge of final two games

From the back pages
From the back pages

Roberto Mancini has been sacked by Manchester City a year to the day after lifting the Premier League title. The City bosses position was under threat ahead of the FA Cup final with Malaga coach Manuel Pellegrini heavily linked with the position. (Daily Mail)

Manchester City defender Pablo Zabaleta believes the players have no ultimate say on where his future lies. (Express)

Cesc Fabregas could make a stunning return to the Premier League this summer - but not necessarily with Arsenal as has been mooted - but with a switch to Manchester United. (The Independent)

Wilfried Zaha netted twice as the Eagles beat the Seagulls to reach the Championship play-off final. The Manchester United-bound starlet headed home to break the deadlock in a cagey tie after 69 minutes at the AMEX Stadium. (The Sun)

Paris Saint-Germain have rejected an approach from Real Madrid for their coach Carlo Ancelotti, the club president, Nasser al-Khelaifi, said on Monday. (The Guardian)

Daniel Sturridge reckons he is showing Didier Drogba’s mental strength now he is a Liverpool regular. The England international was a bit-part player at Manchester City and Chelsea, before his £12million January move to Anfield. (The Mirror)