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Red Rants’ Paper round-up: Wednesday

Today’s sport pages are all about England and Jose Mourinho’s alleged return to England, but there’s a few interesting bits of news for United fans.

Let’s start with the Telegraph where Sky Sports’ pundit Alan Smith claims that Phil Jones and Danny Welbeck are amongst five players with a point to prove in tonight’s friendly against Holland.

The Guardian reports that Fergie considers Sunday’s clash at Tottenham an extremely difficult test and that he’d be even happy to get to April’s title-decider at City two points behind Mancini’s side. The paper also cover the issue of ticket prices for the away game in Bilbao, after United have complained to UEFA while, in the same article , Danny Welbeck claims that “nothing can stop United” in their quest for the title.

The story on the ticket prices features in the Independent as well, while the Sun focus on the two “rebels” – Paul Pogba and Ezequiel Fryers – who have been issued a “sign-or-leave” warning.

On the Mirror , David McDonnell identifies Michael Carrick as United best player of the season so far and he wonders why the Geordie can’t get in the England squad.

Finally, the Daily Mail reports that United are chasing Torino’s winger Alen Stevanovic. The 21-year-old, who’s on the verge of earning his first call-up to the national team, could cost £6 million. In the same article, the Mail claims that United scout Martin Ferguson watched Rayo Vallecano’s right back Tiko against Real Madrid on Saturday.


Daniele (@MUFC_dan87)