Di Matteo in line for Chelsea job

BY foxsports • June 11, 2012

Each day we'll bring you the very latest tabloid rumors as the biggest clubs around splash the cash to bolster their rosters. True or not, they're always entertaining...

THE SUN

England boss Roy Hodgson has told John Terry: You're my warrior.

Robbie Keane admitted he was gutted after Republic of Ireland's nightmare start to Euro 2012 in Poznan.

Roberto Di Matteo looks certain to be named as permanent Chelsea boss.

QPR boss Mark Hughes will move for Aston Villa goalkeeper Shay Given.

Manchester United will sign Crewe forward Nick Powell in a £6million deal today.

Reading are set to bid £6million for Copenhagen striker Dame N'Doye.

DAILY MIRROR

England boss Roy Hodgson has told his players to start believing they are good enough to spring a Euro upset.

Stuart Pearce has backed down in his battle with Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger and left Jack Wilshere off the 35-man Team GB Olympic list.

Chelsea are ready to confirm Roberto Di Matteo as the club's permanent manager.

Jay Rodriguez has become a £6.5million record signing for Southampton - and upset Everton.

Blackburn contract rebel Junior Hoilett is wanted by Turkish giants Galatasaray.

Sunderland boss Martin O'Neill will let defender Matthew Kilgallon leave for £1million.

Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert will sell unsettled Stephen Ireland for around £4million as he starts his rebuilding.

Michael Laudrup has emerged as a shock contender for the Swansea job.

Crewe midfielder Ashley Westwood is a £1million target for Everton, Swansea, Reading and West Ham.

Huddersfield are ready to sign Republic of Ireland midfielder Paul Green.

DAILY STAR

Steven Gerrard has hit back at England's critics and warned them - 'We'll prove you wrong at Euro 2012'.

The Republic of Ireland's Euro dream is in tatters after the 3-1 defeat to Croatia.

DAILY MAIL

Roy Hodgson last night told his England players they were primed and ready to compete with the finest teams in Europe.

Roberto Di Matteo is close to being confirmed as Chelsea's full-time manager.

Manchester City have been linked with a move for Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema.

QPR are lining up a deal for Celtic midfielder Victor Wanyama.

Reading are poised to make a bid for Copenhagen striker Dame N'Doye.

Lee Clark, Steve Cotterill, Sammy Lee and Nick Barmby are in the frame to be the next manager of Birmingham.

DAILY EXPRESS

Roy Hodgson delivered a rousing call to arms ahead of England's Euro 2012 showdown with France tonight and told his side to believe in their ability to make history.

Chelsea are poised to confirm Roberto Di Matteo as their new manager in the next 48 hours on a 12-month contract worth about £2million a year.

THE GUARDIAN

Roy Hodgson takes his England players into their opening match of Euro 2012 against France insisting they have shown enough during his brief time in charge to convince him the low expectations surrounding the team are misplaced.

Roberto Di Matteo is close to being named Chelsea's full-time manager as reward for delivering the club's first European Cup, having agreed a contract in principle at Stamford Bridge that could amount to more than a one-year deal.

DAILY TELEGRAPH

Roy Hodgson gives rallying lectures rather than rallying cries, but he has some stirring final words planned for England's players before they step out at the magnificent Donbass Arena to face the daunting, smooth moving French tonight.

THE TIMES

Roy Hodgson insists that he could not be happier with England's preparations for their opening European Championship match against France and is confident the players can make the country proud of them.

DAILY RECORD

Charles Green last night said he has a list of 19 transfer targets for Rangers - five of them playing at Euro 2012.

Kris Boyd was last night handed a bumper £2.4million wedding gift after winning his contract dispute with former club Eskisehirspor.


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