WHAT THE PAPERS SAY
THE GUARDIAN: Carlos Tevez's adviser has opened a new front in the explosive dispute over whether the Manchester City striker refused to take the field during a Champions League tie at Bayern Munich by claiming the player's post-match comments were mistranslated. Also...The Wales coach, Warren Gatland, has opted for all-out attack in the World Cup quarter-final against Ireland on Saturday by selecting three wingers, leaving James Hook on the bench and omitting Lee Byrne and Stephen Jones from the matchday 22.
DAILY TELEGRAPH: British athletes Dwain Chambers, David Millar and Carl Myerscough will today be handed the prospect of competing in London 2012 when the Court of Arbitration for Sport rules that the International Olympic Committee's controversial Rule 45 banning convicted drugs cheats from future Games is illegal. Also...Ben Foden has warned that England are expecting France to pose the danger of a "wounded animal capable of causing carnage" in their World Cup quarter-final at Eden Park on Saturday.
DAILY STAR: Roberto Mancini was last night put in the frame for his explosive bust-up with Carlos Tevez. Also...Fabio Capello is ready to give a shock first England start to Bobby Zamora in tomorrow's crunch clash with Montenegro in Podgorica.
DAILY MIRROR: Roberto Mancini's "very direct" management style has been blamed for his explosive fall-out with Carlos Tevez. Also...Jamie Carragher believes England are cheating by having Fabio Capello as coach.
THE SUN: Carlos Tevez's agent insists the Manchester City star did not go on strike and that he is a victim of mistranslation. Also...Jenson Button has signed a £60million deal for life with McLaren.
DAILY MAIL: Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher has told the FA they are "cheating" by employing a foreign manager of England. Also...Fabio Capello is considering a surprise England debut for 19-year-old Phil Jones tomorrow night.
DAILY EXPRESS: Jamie Carragher has claimed having Fabio Capello in charge of the England team is like "a form of cheating" and says that the Italian's successor must be English. Also...Jenson Button looks certain to end his career with McLaren after signing a three-year deal to stay with the team until 2014.
THE INDEPENDENT: "Carlos did not refuse to play and what he did was no worse than Cesc Fabregas, Luke Modric and Samir Nasri refusing to play." Also...Tom Palmer has urged England to prey on France's mental fragility in Saturday's World Cup quarter-final.
THE TIMES: Carlos Tevez's adviser claimed yesterday that the striker did not refuse to play for Manchester City during the recent Champions League defeat by Bayern Munich. Also...In his own mind, Scott Parker is still the gap-toothed young boy in that McDonald's advert who dreams of playing in a World Cup for England.