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Icardi to Arsenal? Man Utd, Leicester stars facing ban? Ronaldo to play tonight? Wednesday's back pages

Rippa Staff 4 May 2016
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The top stories making the back pages of Wednesday's newspapers in the United Kingdom...

The Sun: Guus Hiddink repeatedly told a member of Chelsea staff “I’m the boss - listen to me and do as you’re told” during an explosive confrontation outside the Tottenham dressing room.

Also: Claudio Ranieri has pleaded with his title-winners not to quit Leicester. City heroes Jamie Vardy, Riyad Mahrez, N’Golo Kante and Kasper Schmeichel are already being targeted by Europe’s elite.

And: Cristiano Ronaldo will decide at the very last minute if he will face Manchester City tonight.

Plus: Mousa Dembele faces a 10-GAME ban for his attempt to eye-gouge Chelsea’s Diego Costa.

Daily Mirror: Tottenham staff were forced to restrain an “incensed” Michel Vorm as the Battle of Stamford Bridge carried on into the tunnel.

Also: Arsene Wenger is checking on Inter Milan’s Mauro Icardi to bolster his strike force.

And: Southampton fear Ronald Koeman won’t extend his current contract.

Plus: Pep Guardiola will leave Bayern Munich without the Champions League trophy he so craved after the Bundesliga giants were dumped out by Atletico Madrid at the Allianz Arena.

Daily Star: Three Lions legend Peter Shilton insists England can roar to Euro 2016 glory - ­if they keep their cool.

Also: Claudio Ranieri has warned Europe’s super clubs that they won’t break up his champions.

And: Ref Mark Clattenburg has admitted to pals he was not strong enough in the Battle of Stamford Bridge.

Plus: Manuel Pellegrini has backed Sergio Aguero to win the battle of the superstars - and fire Manchester City into the Champions League final.

Daily Mail: Bojan Krkic is becoming increasingly frustrated at Stoke after starting only three matches in the last three months.

Also: Bayern Munich will never be European Champions under Pep Guardiola after Manchester City’s manager-in-waiting completed a hat-trick of semi-final defeats in this loss against Diego Simone’s phenomenal Atletico Madrid.

Daily Express: Antoine Griezmann's away goal saw Atletico Madrid knock Bayern Munich out of the Champions League and deny Pep Guardiola the perfect send off.

Also: Claudio Ranieri has warned Europe's super clubs they do not have enough money to break up his Leicester champions.

And: Cesc Fabregas has been accused of sparking the brawl that ended Chelsea's explosive clash with Tottenham by slapping Spurs players in the groin.

Metro: Manchester United’s Marouane Fellaini and Leicester City’s Robert Huth have both been charged with violent conduct after the pair clashed at Old Trafford on Sunday.

The Times: Robert Huth will still be able to take part in Leicester City’s title celebrations at the King Power Stadium on Saturday even if he is banned from playing in the match against Everton because of his clash with Marouane Fellaini, who has also been charged with violent conduct.

The Guardian: Robert Huth and Marouane Fellaini have both been charged with violent conduct by the Football Association, while Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur are also poised to be sanctioned for failing to control their players during the title-deciding game at Stamford Bridge on Monday.

Also: Zinedine Zidane said that not reaching the Champions League final would represent a “failure” but still he smiled.


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