From the Back Pages, May 5: Mourinho warns Oscar, Eden Hazard and André Schürrle – improve or leave the club

Jose Mourinho has told Oscar, Eden Hazard and André Schürrle that they must improve, with at least one of the expensive trio expected to leave the club this summer. Chelsea anticipate offers for Hazard and Oscar and it now seems increasingly likely one of them could be sold, with Paris St-Germain interested in them both. (The Telegraph)
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Chelsea 0 Norwich 0: Having insisted all season that Chelsea are not good enough to win the Premier League, it seems that Jose Mourinho has finally convinced his players. Chelsea’s involvement in the title race ended with the weakest of whimpers, as they barely threatened Norwich, whose hard-working point has kept their own faint survival hopes alive for another few days. (The Times)

Phil Jones admitted Manchester United fans had every right to leave early and boo their team after the champions slumped to a 12th Premier League defeat this season. (The Mirror)

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ARSENAL boss Arsene Wenger is giving nothing away in the chase for Loic Remy, after the Newcastle loanee was spotted at the Emirates. (The Express)

Arsene Wenger told Arsenal fans ‘see you next season’ after signing off this campaign at the Emirates with a 1-0 win over West Bromwich Albion. (Daily Mail)

The contrast at the final whistle was stark. After a quick acknowledgement of their large and vocal support West Bromwich Albion’s beaten players trudged, heads bowed, for the away dressing room. The mood that would later accompany them home was yet to be settled, the depth of their gloominess set to be determined by what was still to unfold across the other side of the capital. The prospective terrors of a final week struggle for survival after a “shambles” of a season, according to Chris Brunt, their captain, were not to be banished until Norwich failed to beat Chelsea. (The Independent)

Floyd Mayweather saw off a hurricane in Las Vegas, a rough night to end a chaotic week. He was cut early and battered for several of the 12 rounds as Marcos Maidana rolled towards him with little regard for his own safety, but Mayweather did what he always does: he found a way to win. (The Guardian)