From the Back Pages, June 2: Liverpool poised to confirm James Milner signing

From the back pages
From the back pages

Liverpool hope to confirm the signing of James Milner by the end of this week, as manager Brendan Rodgers prepares for critical talks on the club’s future with chairman Tom Werner over the next 24 hours. (The Telegraph)

Brendan Rodgers will meet with Liverpool co-owner Tom Werner and Fenway executive Mike Gordon on Wednesday. (Daily Mail)

Prince Ali bin al-Hussein has said that he would have resigned if he had been in Sepp Blatter’s position, as president of a body engulfed by allegations of corruption. (The Times)

Jack Wilshere has apologised to anyone who was offended or upset by the anti-Tottenham chants that included swearing which he led during Arsenal’s FA Cup victory parade. (The Independent)

BRENDAN RODGERS’ hopes of managing Liverpool next season have been strengthened further after Jurgen Klopp revealed he isn’t interested in taking over the Anfield helm. (The Express)

Joe Root claims England will come out “all guns blazing” as they look to pull off the improbable with a world-record run chase of 455 on the final day of the second Test with New Zealand at Headingley. (The Guardian)

Daley Blind is convinced Wayne Rooney and Louis Van Gaal will lead Manchester United back to the top next season. (The Mirror)

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