Paper Talk - 15 February 2013

Peter Odemwingie: Has sacked his agents

Regional Paper Talk: Pete wields axe

West Brom striker Peter Odemwingie has sacked his agents, while David Moyes is yet to make a decision on his future at Everton.

London Evening Standard
  • Chelsea captain John Terry has declared he has fully recovered from his knee problem and is ready to return against Brentford.
  • Arsene Wenger today claimed victory over Bayern Munich can prove the catalyst for Arsenal to go on and win the Champions League.
  • His team-mates regard him as one of the world's best footballers but Gareth Bale believes he is still a long way from realising his full potential.
  • Kevin Phillips is reconsidering his decision to retire at the end of the season. The 39-year-old striker joined Crystal Palace on loan from Blackpool last month and says the move to Selhurst Park has reinvigorated his career.
Fulham Chronicle
  • Loic Remy faces a race against time to be fit for QPR's clash with Manchester United next weekend.
  • Fulham Supporters Trust spokesman Dan Crawford says he is convinced Mohamed Al Fayed's move to secure a debt-free future for the football club is not a step towards bailing out.
Newham Recorder
  • West Ham co-chairman David Gold is unsure whether the Hammers are safe in the Premier League yet.
Manchester Evening News
  • United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has hinted that he will rotate veteran centre-backs Nemanja Vidic and Rio Ferdinand around young star Jonny Evans in the Reds defence.
  • Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes is set to be out for another two weeks with a knee injury, Sir Alex Ferguson has revealed.
  • Young Manchester City defender Karim Rekik will spend the rest of the season on loan at Blackburn Rovers.
Liverpool Echo
  • David Moyes has ended the uncertainty about when he will decide on his Everton future by revealing he will make up his mind in the summer.
  • Jamie Carragher admits Liverpool have left themselves with "a mountain to climb" after they suffered a 2-0 defeat to Zenit St Petersburg in the Europa League.
  • Steven Gerrard says an early goal in next Thursday's second leg against Zenit St Petersburg at Anfield is vital to Liverpool's hopes of extending their stay in the Europa League.
The Chronicle
  • Papiss Cisse today revealed his sheer "frustration" after seeing two goals that could have put Newcastle United in the driving seat in their Europa League clash with Metalist Kharkiv ruled out.
Newcastle and Sunderland
  • Danny Rose has once again hinted at his desire to turn his Sunderland stay into a permanent move in the summer.
Sunderland Echo
  • Martin O'Neill insists he has an open-minded approach over Sunderland's formation.
South Wales Evening Post
  • Michael Laudrup has warned Swansea City they face a Liverpool side who are getting better all the time under Brendan Rodgers.
  • Chico Flores is refusing to give up hope in his battle to be fit for Wembley.
Express & Star
  • West Brom striker Peter Odemwingie today confirmed he has sacked his agents in the wake of his chaotic attempts to join Queens Park Rangers in January.
  • West Brom midfielder Youssouf Mulumbu today set the club a top-seven target - and revealed he hopes to be the Baggies' "lucky mascot" for the rest of the season.
  • Aston Villa goalkeeper Brad Guzan today revealed he would like to finish his playing days in Major League Soccer with hometown club Chicago Fire.
  • Wolves could turn to old boy Lee Naylor if they can't sign a left-back on a short-term basis but George Elokobi is edging closer to fitness.
The Daily Echo
  • Jason Puncheon's Saints contract continues to run down, with the in-form winger now into the final few months of his deal.
Reading Post
  • Jobi McAnuff has warned Manchester United that Reading aren't coming to Old Trafford for a sight-seeing tour.
The Sentinel
  • Stoke City manager Tony Pulis is likely to discuss the possibility of a new contract with Dean Whitehead near the end of the season.
  • WIGAN POST
  • Roberto Martinez insists this weekend's FA Cup clash at Huddersfield is every bit as important as any of the remaining Premier League games.
Lancashire Telegraph
  • Michael Appleton has tipped Blackburn Rovers' loan signing Karim Rekik to be a future Premier League star - but believes he can have an immediate impact on Rovers' own top flight ambitions.
The Star
  • Doncaster Rovers are understood to have approached Sheffield Wednesday about signing Gary Madine on loan.
Evening Times
  • Chris Hegarty is delighted to be able to play his part in Rangers' revival after penning a new two-year Ibrox deal.
The Scotsman
  • Rangers are in talks with Newcastle United to arrange a fundraising friendly in aid of stricken legend Paul Gascoigne.

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