From the back pages, June 5: Chelsea hijack Arsenal bid for striker Jovetic

José Mourinho’s first significant act since returning to Chelsea could be to deliver a blow to his old foe, Arsène Wenger, as he is intent on hijacking Arsenal’s attempts to sign Stevan Jovetic. (The Times)
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Wesley Sneijder has left the door open for a reunion with Jose Mourinho at Chelsea. ‘I have a great relationship with Jose Mourinho,’ Sneijder said speaking to SporX. (Daily Mail)

MANCHESTER CITY have fixed their sights on Real Madrid defender Pepe this summer. (Express)

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REAL MADRID last night warned Tottenham: We’re coming to get Gareth Bale. President Florentino Perez publicly admitted for the first time the Spanish giants are interested in Bale and hinted they will make a bid in the next few weeks. (The Sun)

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga produced one of the best performances of his career to defeat Roger Federer and keep alive hopes of a home winner at the French Open. (The Independent)

Lions boss Warren Gatland sends his team into battle against Western Force today warning: ‘Hard men don’t fight’. (The Mirror)

On the 20th anniversary of Shane Warne’s spectacular entry into Ashes cricket at Old Trafford the vulnerability of the current Australia team was starkly illustrated as they were skittled for 65 in a Champions Trophy warm-up game against India in Cardiff after the withdrawal of their captain, Michael Clarke, with a recurrence of his back problems. (The Guardian)