Date: 8th May 2011 at 10:38am
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Aston Villa assistant manager Gary McAllister says the club must work hard to keep hold of winger Stewart Downing, amid rumoured interest from Manchester and Liverpool. Full story: Metro

boss Ferguson continues to target Inter Milan’s £30m Dutch midfielder Wesley Sneijder – and has urged his club’s owners, the Glazer family, to bankroll the deal.
Full story: Mail on Sunday

Italian striker Federico Macheda may be allowed to leave Old Trafford in the summer, with Sampdoria keen to make his loan deal permanent.
Full story: News of the World (subscription requried)

Ahead of another big Sunday contest, Manchester winger Nani has warned opponents that they will be beaten “by skill” if they try to turn the title showdown into a physical affair.
Full story: Mail on Sunday

Ferguson has decided to stay at Old Trafford for at least another season – and hopes boss Carlo Ancelotti will do the same.
Full story: Sunday Express

Rio Ferdinand says a fear of failure motivates him to continue winning trophies – that and not wanting to return to having to drive a ‘beat-up Ford Fiesta’.
Full story: Mail on Sunday

Manchester United’s Joe Dudgeon is joining Hull in a £300,000 deal. Daily Star Sunday