From the Back Pages, March 18: Dick Advocaat appointed Sunderland manager until the end of the season

From the back pages
From the back pages

Dick Advocaat has been appointed as Sunderland manager on a deal until the end of the season. (Daily Mail)

Mario Balotelli has hit out at his critics in an angry video posted on his Instagram page tonight, telling them to “shut up”. (The Independent)

ARSENAL did exactly what was expected of them by mounting an impressive fight-back against Monaco but, ultimately, falling short and exiting the Champions League on away goals. (The Express)

Mesut Ozil has been criticised for swapping shirts with a Monaco opponent as he walked off the pitch at half-time in Arsenal’s Champions League last 16 tie. (The Telegraph)

Andrés Iniesta has urged his Barcelona team-mates to make Manchester City “suffer” in the second leg of their Champions League round of 16 tie at the Nou Camp tomorrow. (The Times)

England will name their first overseas Test touring party in 18 months at 11.45am on Wednesday, with Jonathan Trott tipped to return to the squad for the three-match series against West Indies that starts on 13 April. (The Guardian)

Roberto Mancini has taken a dig at successor Manuel Pellegrini by branding him lucky to have inherited the Manchester City side he built, writes David McDonnell in Barcelona. (The Mirror)