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Maradona linked with Blackburn

Argentina legend Diego Maradona has been linked with Blackburn Rovers.
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ARCHIVE: PAPER CHASE

Every morning, FOX Soccer gathers the rumors from across England's papers and presents them to you in one place: Paper Chase. Here are the archives:


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Blackburn supremo Shebby Singh reportedly wants to offer legendary Argentina playmaker Diego Maradona an astonishing chance to become the club's new manager.

The Football Association has received details of a furious confrontation in the referee's changing room at Stamford Bridge involving angry Chelsea officials, referee Mark Clattenburg and Blues midfielder John Mikel Obi after the defeat by Manchester United on Sunday.

Ipswich are set to install Mick McCarthy as their new manager this week.

Stoke striker Cameron Jerome's loan move to Blackburn is in danger of collapsing after they only offered to cover half of his wages.

Nottingham Forest are trying to extend Jermaine Jenas' loan spell from Tottenham by another month.

THE SUN

Outraged Chelsea players have given sworn statements claiming John Obi Mikel was racially abused by referee Mark Clattenburg on Sunday.

Juan Mata did not hear referee Mark Clattenburg's alleged racist comments during Chelsea's controversial defeat by Manchester United.

Blackburn are set to hold talks with Harry Redknapp about their vacant manager's job today.

Former England manager Sven-Goran Eriksson is being linked with a shock move to Hartlepool.

Manchester United are keeping tabs on 24-year-old Molde defender Vegard Forren.

Teenage Swedish striker Fredrik Jonsson, 17, is wanted by both Stoke and Huddersfield.

DAILY STAR

The FA are investigating referee Mark Clattenburg after two Chelsea players claimed they heard him racially abuse John Obi Mikel.

Southampton goalkeeper Artur Boruc has escaped punishment for allegedly throwing a water bottle at fans during Sunday's defeat by Tottenham.

Burnley are set to name former Watford boss Sean Dyche as their new manager today.

DAILY MAIL

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Former Spurs boss Harry Redknapp is set for talks to become the new manager of Championship side Blackburn.

Mark Clattenburg is fighting to save his career after the Football Association and police began formal investigations into allegations that he racially abused Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel.

Wolves are considering a move for PSV Eindhoven striker Tim Matavz who has scored six goals in 13 games for the Dutch side this season.

Huddersfield are plotting a January move for out-of-favour Sunderland striker Fraizer Campbell.

DAILY EXPRESS

Mark Clattenburg is fighting to save his career as Chelsea players prepared to back John Obi Mikel's extraordinary allegation that the official racially abused him.

Micah Richards is out of Manchester City's title defence until the new year.

THE TELEGRAPH

Blackburn Rovers are planning to interview Harry Redknapp for the Ewood Park managerial vacancy today after the former Tottenham manager expressed an interest in the position at the Championship club.

Micah Richards faces a battle to play again this year after undergoing knee surgery yesterday that is likely to sideline the Manchester City defender until Christmas at the earliest.

THE TIMES

The Football Association launched a formal investigation last night into an allegation of racist abuse made by John Obi Mikel, of Chelsea, against Mark Clattenburg.

THE INDEPENDENT

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Chelsea have made it clear to the Football Association that they believe they had no option but to file a complaint about the referee Mark Clattenburg and that they did so fully cognisant of the serious nature of the racial element to their case.

THE GUARDIAN

The Football Association has begun an investigation into John Obi Mikel's allegation that he was racially insulted by the referee Mark Clattenburg in Chelsea's 3-2 defeat by Manchester United at Stamford Bridge on Sunday and the Metropolitan may also open an inquiry after receiving an official complaint.

METRO

Manchester United and Arsenal are both keen to recruit Crewe's 18-year-old striker Max Clayton.
 

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