Brendan Rodgers has hailed Steven Gerrard as he closes in on Kenny Dalglish’s goals tally for Liverpool. Gerrard needs one more goal to equal Dalglish’s haul of 172 and join him at sixth in the club’s all-time list of leading marksmen. (The Mirror)
Arsene Wenger has hit back at Paul Scholes after the former Manchester United midfielder’s scathing criticism of Arsenal. (Daily Mail)
David Moyes may not be everyone’s idea of a Chosen One, but he is adamant that he retains the support of Manchester United fans.
A group of Manchester United supporters have clubbed together to pay for a light aircraft to fly over Old Trafford tomorrow, trailing a banner that reads “Wrong One - Moyes Out”. (The Times)
Arsenal have been well and truly trounced by their fellow top four teams in the Premier League this season, conceding a total of 17 goals in their last three matches against the likes of Chelsea, Liverpool, and of course Manchester City, who they face at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday evening. (The Independent)
BRENDAN RODGERS has accused Gus Poyet of “disrespecting” Liverpool after the Sunderland manager claimed the Anfield club would be anchored in mid-table without Luis Suarez’s goals. (The Express)
England’s one-day captain, Stuart Broad, has been fined for the second time at the World Twenty20, losing 40% of his match fee for a slow over-rate in the win over Sri Lanka. (The Guardian)