THE TIMES: Andre Villas-Boas insists he does not need the support of the Chelsea players to succeed at Stamford Bridge because he has the unequivocal support of Roman Abramovich. Also: Manchester United's first foray into the Europa League was marred by a hamstring injury to Antonio Valencia that Sir Alex Ferguson said would rule the Ecuador winger out for up to four weeks.
DAILY EXPRESS: Sir Alex Ferguson produced a half-time rocket to get
Manchester United's Europa League campaign off the ground in Amsterdam with a 2-0 win over Ajax. Also: American entertainment giants AEG are moving closer to a £450million takeover of Tottenham.
DAILY STAR: Sir Alex Ferguson produced a half-time rocket to get Manchester United's Europa League campaign off the ground in Amsterdam. Also: Mario Balotelli was allegedly subjected to racist abuse at Porto last night.
DAILY MAIL: Manchester City stars Yaya Toure and Mario Balotelli were racially abused by FC Porto fans at the Estadio do Dragao last night. Also: Arsene Wenger is running out of patience with Theo Walcott and could sell the forward in a summer clear-out.
THE SUN: Andre Villas-Boas insists he will boot out his Chelsea troublemakers. Also: Ashley Young gave Manchester United's Europa League campaign a flying start... Mario Balotelli had the last laugh after he was targeted with monkey chants by Porto fans.
THE GUARDIAN: Andre Villas-Boas has conceded he has lost the support of a section of the Chelsea dressing room but is unconcerned since he is confident of retaining the all-important backing of the club's owner, Roman Abramovich. Also: Arsene Wenger unleashed a tirade at his Arsenal players yesterday which startled some of them in its severity, as he sought to refocus minds following the club's Champions League humiliation at Milan.
DAILY MIRROR: Claudio Ranieri has warned Andre Villas-Boas that he is this season's 'dead man walking'. Also: Manchester United were left reeling last night after Antonio Valencia was ruled out for four weeks with a hamstring injury.
DAILY TELEGRAPH: Arsene Wenger is ready to launch a major summer clear-out of his failing Arsenal squad after Wednesday night's 4-0 humiliation against AC Milan. Also: The racism epidemic which has poisoned English football this season last night followed Manchester City to continental Europe.
THE INDEPENDENT: Andre Villas-Boas said last night that he does not care what his players think of him and that he retains the support of Chelsea's owner, Roman Abramovich. Also: Kenny Dalglish was confronted yesterday with the first evidence that other clubs will seek to capitalise on Luis Suarez's uncertain future, as Paris Saint-Germain indicated through the French press that they may seek to sign the player this summer.