Football News – Roman gives Villas-Boas orders, Spurs braced for Milan bid? Sir Alex Ferguson hails fantastic Owen

Arsene Wenger was on the defensive last night in the wake of the Carling Cup victory. The French boss reacted angrily to questions about his future and the need to bring in a defensive coach at Arsenal. Wenger believes 14yrs consecutive years in the Champions League highlights his achievements as a manager and said he will leave it to others to judge his success.

Elsewhere in the papers Ferguson hails Michael Owen; Saha frozen out at Everton, while Abramovich orders AVB to play Chelsea’s kids.

Defiant Wenger rounds on his critics after backing from board – Guardian

England fall to eighth in Fifa world rankings – Daily Telegraph

White Hart Lane revamp moves step closer after Spurs reach agreement – Daily Mail

Ferguson hails ‘fantastic’ striker Owen – Guardian

Saha frozen out by Everton after Twitter rant – Mirror

AC Milan target Tottenham ace van der Vaart – Talksport

Kolo Toure: Drug ban made me stronger – Sun

Barkley unfazed by Chelsea interest: Everton kid settled despite £20m talk – Daily Mail

Abramovich orders AVB to play Chelsea’s kids – Mirror

Gazidis: Wenger’s job is safe at ‘role model’ Arsenal – Independent

Slap on the wrist for Pardew after Toon by is warned by FA over future conduct – Daily Mail

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