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Today’s Paper Talk

Tony Adams has branded Arsenal a ‘feeder club’ and insisted they will never win the Champions League unless they change their mentality on and off the pitch.

Dougie Freedman insists Crystal Palace will not be forced into selling winger Wilfried Zaha.

Danny Rose is keen to make his loan switch from Tottenham to Sunderland a permanent one.

Most locals expect Montpellier to lose to Arsenal tonight but coach Rene Girard has told supporters to aim high by claiming they could even win the Champions League.

LONDON EVENING STANDARD.

Manchester United goalkeeper Anders Lindegaard insists the club are hell-bent on healing their wounds in Europe this season.

The Denmark international also says he sees goalkeeping rival David De Gea as a ‘co-worker’ rather than ‘No.1 to his No.2’.

Ryan Giggs believes £41million duo Robin van Persie and Shinji Kagawa can fire Manchester United to Champions League glory this season.

Roberto Mancini is preparing to pit his racy new Manchester City against the Rolls Royce of world football, Real Madrid – but believes it is City who could drive all the way to Champions League glory.

MEN.

West Ham boss Sam Allardyce has confirmed that there is no contractual clause preventing Liverpool from recalling Andy Carroll from his loan spell in January, should the Reds want to bring the striker back to Anfield.

Samed Yesil is in line to make his Liverpool debut in Thursday’s Europa League clash against Young Boys.

John Aldridge has called on football’s ‘true fans’ to drown out the moronic minority who chant about the game’s disasters – starting with Sunday’s Liverpool v Manchester United Anfield encounter.

Everton full-back Leighton Baines has dedicated his goal against Newcastle on Monday night to the victims of the Hillsborough disaster.

LIVERPOOL ECHO.

Wolves boss Stale Solbakken has admitted his search for a new first-team coach has become “more complicated” over financial negotiations.

West Brom keeper Ben Foster has paid tribute to Dan Ashworth’s latest bargain recruit, Claudio Yacob, as the FA targeted a deal to take the Baggies man before next summer.

Aston Villa’s human dynamo Brett Holman has vowed he must improve on his man-of-the-match display against Swansea.

THE EXPRESS & STAR.

Hayden Mullins insists Birmingham’s players have “no interest” in off-field takeover talk.

Lee Clark has confirmed he has taken Paul Robinson on trial and is also pondering a move for Southend’s Bilel Mohsni.

Paul Lambert has explained that his decision to change the captaincy is a reflection of Ron Vlaar’s “colossal” leadership rather than a statement on previous stand-in skipper Darren Bent.

Paul Lambert is tipping Christian Benteke and Ashley Westwood to thrive at Aston Villa.

James Morrison hopes Jonas Olsson will follow his lead by committing his future to West Brom.

BIRMINGHAM MAIL.

Blackburn boss Steve Kean has backed Jordan Rhodes to bring the good times back to Ewood Park, and sit alongside Alan Shearer and Simon Garner as one of the club’s all-time legendary striking stars.

LANCASHIRE TELEGRAPH.

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