Fighting talk ahead of the Manchester derby as both Sir Alex Ferguson and Roberto Mancini have had their say. It appears that City crave respect from their great rivals, while Fergie clearly believes that they should do all their talking on the pitch. It promises to be a classic and one that is too close to call.
In today’s news Chelsea deny they are looking to quit Stamford Bridge; Houllier and Carew clear the air and Bale discovers that a week is a long time in football.
Tévez has made Gary Neville eat his words – Daily Telegraph
Torres needs help, says Hodgson – Guardian
City fear ‘Satnav’ Scholes the most – Daily Telegraph
Bale discovers a week is a long time in football – Daily Telegraph
Roma playmaker Jeremy Menez wants Manchester United move – IM Scouting