In The Press (20/05/08)

Catch up with all the latest gossip from the world of sport....

Roberto Mancini has heaped more pressure on Chelsea manager Avram Grant by saying he will be Chelsea manager next season regardless of what happens in the Champions League final. (Mirror)

Wayne Rooney has added some spice to tomorrow’s final by launching an attack on Chelsea striker Didier Drogba, claiming he “sometimes seems as if his head’s not quite there”. (The Sun)

Portsmouth have told manager Harry Redknapp he has a job for life following the club’s FA Cup exploits over the weekend. (Daily Express)

Arsenal are set to make a move for Blackburn striker Roque Santa Cruz should they lose top scorer Emmanuel Adebayor. (The Times)

Meanwhile Arsene Wenger has looked to his homeland in targeting Ligue 1 trio Jean il Makoun of Lille, Maouhamadou Dabo of St Etienne and Marseille’s Samir Nasri. (Independent)

Jose Mourinho has said he will be back working within a month with Italian giants AC Milan looking the most likely destination. (Telegraph)

Everton are to bid £8million for former Liverpool midfielder Aloi Diarra from Bordeaux. (Mirror)

Aston Villa look set to make Scott Carson’s loan deal complete after Liverpool dropped their asking price from £10million to £6million. (Mirror)

Barcelona have agreed a £6million deal to sign Manchester United defender Gerard Pique. (Daily Express)

Theirry Henry is a target for both Chelsea and Newcastle. (Telegraph)

Tottenham manager Juande Ramos could be set to raid his old club Sevilla with a move for defender Adriano Correia. (Independent)


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