A round up of sporting headlines including news from Arsenal, Burnley, Chelsea, Liverpool, Southampton, Sunderland, Manchester City and Barcelona.
DAILY EXPRESS: FIFA are set to get their way by moving the Qatar 2022 World Cup to November and December despite fierce objections from the world’s most powerful league.
DAILY MAIL: David de Gea is closing in on a new long-term Manchester United contract after Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti made clear he is happy with his goalkeeping options. Meanwhile: Barcelona forward Neymar was involved in a row with a Manchester City fan after being substituted during his side’s Champions League round of 16 first-leg victory at Etihad Stadium.
INDEPENDENT: The Premier League is considering legal action against Fifa after its recommendation to move the 2022 World Cup to November and December threatened to wipe out the traditional English Christmas fixture list.
DAILY MIRROR: Brazil legend and World Cup winner Ronaldo looks set to return to football with American outfit Fort Lauderdale Strikers. Also: Burnley striker Danny Ings, 22, has turned down a move to David Moyes’s Real Sociedad - in favour of joining Liverpool this summer.
DAILY STAR: Manuel Pellegrini laid into his flops after watching Luis Suarez put Manchester City to the sword with a deadly double at the Etihad.
TIMES: Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore has accused Uefa of failing to stand up for European club football over the plan to move the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to winter.