From the Back Pages, April 26: José Mourinho on collision course with the FA

José Mourinho stepped up his feud with the Football Association yesterday by defending the comments that have led to him being charged with improper conduct and insisting that his team deserve more respect. (The Times)
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Tito Vilanova, the coach who succeeded Pep Guardiola at Barcelona and won the Spanish league title in his only season in charge, died on Friday after a long battle with throat cancer. He was 45. (The Guardian)

The temporary Manchester United manager Ryan Giggs today declared that his side would play with their old philosophy - “my philosophy”, as he described it - now that he has taken over from David Moyes. (The Independent)

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Samir Nasri: I wanted to make history at Manchester City - in my first year, I won the league: Exclusive interview: Samir Nasri talks to Henry Winter about his early life in Marseille and why he had to leave his Arsenal ‘football father’ (The Telegraph)

MANCHESTER UNITED and Tottenham will have to pay £8m if they want to beat Roma to Cagliari defender Davide Astori. (The Express)

Arsene Wenger has CONFIRMED publicly that he is staying at Arsenal. Wenger, in an appearance on beIN Sports, was asked about his future and made it clear that he is preparing to sign a new contract to replace the one that expires this summer. (The Mirror)

Floyd Mayweather has branded Manny Pacquiao ‘amateur’ despite his bitter rival’s convincing victory over Timothy Bradley earlier this month. (Daily Mail)