From the Back Pages, April 30: WATCH Leicester boss Nigel Pearson launch STUNNING rant

NIGEL PEARSON launched a bizarre rant at our man Ian Baker following Leicester’s 3-1 defeat to Chelsea last night - for asking a simple question. (The Express)

From the back pages
From the back pages

Freddie Roach – Manny Pacquiao’s seven-time Trainer of the Year – suspects Floyd Mayweather may not show up for the Fight of the Century on Saturday. (Daily Mail)

Leading clubs in England have voted in favour of suspending investigations into potential salary-cap breaches to protect the image of the Aviva Premiership. At a time when Saracens and one other club had reportedly been under investigation for alleged breaches, The Times understands that a majority of clubs have voted for inquiries to be suspended, in part for fear of alienating sponsors and fans, and jeopardising their position in negotiations with the RFU over a new relationship governing the release of England players. (The Times)

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Leicester 1, Chelsea 3: It told you everything you need to know about how Chelsea’s support regard their reputation in some quarters for having bulldozed their way to a fourth Premier League title that the banner in the away end before the game proclaimed proudly they had been “ruining football since 2003”. It was two fingers to the “boring Chelsea” jibe launched at them by the Arsenal supporters on Sunday, to the objections to Roman Abramovich’s years of plenty, to anyone who might deny them taking full delight from their most satisfying triumph yet in the Jose Mourinho II era. Chelsea can seal the league title with a win at home to Crystal Palace on Sunday and this was a defiant, sardonic message that nothing will diminish their joy at regaining a trophy the club has not won for five years. (The Independent)

Real Madrid are considering Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris and Inter Milan’s Samir Handanovic as alternatives to David de Gea amid concerns that Manchester United will reject all offers for the Spaniard this summer. (The Telegraph)

England must bring on fast show to win pitch battle against West Indies. (The Guardian)

Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink admits he could lead Burton to the League Two title and then quit if a big club comes in. Former Chelsea striker turned rookie boss Hasselbaink has been a smash hit at the Brewers since taking charge in November. Victory on Saturday will confirm them as champions, but Hasselbaink has been linked with Championship Leeds - his first English club. (The Mirror)