From the Back Pages, May 19: Raheem Sterling set to demand SHOWDOWN talks to push through Liverpool exit

From the back pages
From the back pages

Raheem Sterling’s agent is set to inform Liverpool the attacker wants to leave during showdown talks this week amid growing interest from Manchester City. (The Express)

England will this week step up their search for a new head coach with Jason Gillespie expected to meet Andrew Strauss to discuss the role. (The Telegraph)

Memphis Depay has flown into Manchester to have his medical ahead of his £25m move to Manchester United, according to reports. (The Independent)

Sir Clive Woodward, the coach who led England to World Cup success in 2003, emerged yesterday as a surprise contender to try to do the same for France. (The Times)

Arsenal have pipped Manchester United to the signature of Lens forward Yassin Fortune. (Daily Mail)

Joe Root has given Jason Gillespie a ringing endorsement to be England’s next head coach but has denied picking the Australian as his personal preference, instead choosing to credit Peter Moores for his elevation to vice-captain. (The Guardian)

Cesc Fabregas has been sent off for Chelsea in this evening’s game against West Brom - for kicking the ball into the head of an opposing player. (The Mirror)

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