The managerial circus at West Ham has been resolved today as the board have decided to keep faith with Avram Grant following their failure to secure a move for Martin O’Neill. It has been an absolute mess quite frankly and hasn’t shown the football club in a good light.
In the papers this morning there has been a mixed bag of stories including more on Darren Bent’s transfer request at Sunderland; Alan Pardew will battle for Joey Barton, while Tottenham and Liverpool chase Luis Suarez.
O’Neill says no to Hammers – Sky Sports
Bent heads to Villa in shock £24m deal – Guardian
Referee fans flames after Rafael red card – Daily Telegraph
Tottenham and Liverpool chase Suárez – Guardian
Mancini to rest shaky Hart – Daily Telegraph
Balotelli sets City exit date – Sky Sports
Twist in Olympic Stadium battle – Daily Telegraph