A round up of sporting headlines including news from Chelsea, West Ham, Tottenham, Aston Villa, Manchester United, Preston North End and Swansea.
DAILY MAIL: Hero keeper gives Jose the edge as Chelsea learn a French lesson after Cavani cancels out Ivanovic opener
DAILY MIRROR: There has been no sign of a new contract for Big Sam, who looks increasingly likely to leave Upton Park at the end of the season. Also: Tottenham are monitoring Benfica’s £20m-rated, 24-year-old Argentine winger Eduardo Salvio and are also expected to revive their long-standing interest in Southampton’s Jay Rodriguez, 25, in the summer.
DAILY STAR: Aston Villa owner Randy Lerner jetted in yesterday to meet Tim Sherwood for the first time. Also: Real Madrid will let either Pepe, 31, or Raphael Varane, 21, leave the club, with Chelsea and Manchester United keen on the central defensive pair.
DAILY EXPRESS: Radamel Falcao agent Jorge Mendes boasted recently that his client will be with a top club next season - but he is running out of time to prove it will be at Manchester United. Also: Midfielder Paul Pogba, 21, has been encouraged to leave Juventus for Chelsea by former Blues striker Nicolas Anelka.
LANCASHIRE EVENING POST: A ‘Preston North End insider’ has said that Wayne Rooney apologised to PNE keeper Thorsten Stuckmann after the game over his controversial penalty in the FA Cup on Monday night.
SUN: Swansea boss Garry Monk has identified Anderlecht striker Aleksandar Mitrovic, 20, as Wilfried Bony’s replacement and will move for him in the summer.