A round up of the transfer news, rumours and gossip from Fridays papers

Here is a roundup of todays transfer rumours, Gossip and speculation from all today’s newspapers….

Chelsea have decided not to confiscate supporters’ anti-Rafa Benitez banners brought to tomorrow’s Premier League home game against West Bromwich Albion, which promises to be yet another combustible occasion as feelings run high among fans. (The Independent)

Rafael Benitez will run a gauntlet of hate at Stamford Bridge tomorrow as Chelsea’s livid support, so riled by his suggestion that their antipathy towards him is damaging the image of the club, renew calls for him to be relieved of his duties with immediate effect. (The Guardian)

West Ham face the prospect of “major work” to repair corrosion at Upton Park if they fail to move to the Olympic Stadium. (The Guardian)

Rafael Benitez will take charge of Chelsea at a hugely hostile Stamford Bridge tomorrow having received no assurances about his future following his criticism of supporters who have abused him since he took charge 100 days ago. (Telegraph)

Rafa Benitez will run a gauntlet of hate from Chelsea fans at Stamford Bridge tomorrow – after criticising them for the second time in two days. (Daily Express)

Gareth Bale has praised the tactical acumen of Andre Villas-Boas, which he believes is underpinning Tottenham’s push for the Champions League. (Daily Express)

Rafa Benitez was warned he will be walking into a bear pit against West Brom tomorrow. (Daily Mirror)

Under-fire owner Steve Morgan last night threatened to sell crisis-club Wolves after telling furious fans: If you want me out, I’ll walk. (Daily Mirror)

Manchester City have revived their interest in Barcelona winger Alexis Sanchez. (Daily Mirror)

Newcastle boss Alan Pardew has expressed his “disappointment” at the physical condition of 25-year-old winger Hatem Ben Arfa. (Daily Mirror)

Fulham defender Brede Hangeland, 31, is set to seal his future at the club within the next two weeks. (Daily Mirror)

Real Madrid will step up attempts to sign Gareth Bale from Tottenham if Cristiano Ronaldo fails to sign a new contract at the Bernabeu this summer. (Daily Mail)

Tottenham and Manchester United are both keen on 21-year-old Porto winger James Rodriguez. (Daily Mail)

Arsenal have joined Spurs and Juventus in monitoring 22-year-old Sochaux right-back Sebastien Corchia, with the Gunners also watching Feyenoord right back Daryl Janmaat, 23, with Bacary Sagna expected to leave in the summer. (Daily Mail)

Roman Abramovic will review Rafa Benitez’s position as Chelsea’s interim manager after gauging supporter reaction at tomorrow’s clash with West Bromwich. (Daily Mail)

Tottenham and Arsenal will issue a warning to supporter’s intent on using sick chants during this weekend’s north London derby. (Daily Mail)

Sir Alex Ferguson wants to become a director at Manchester United when he quits management. (The Sun)

Interim boss Rafa Benitez defiantly told angry Chelsea fans: Roman Abramovic won’t sack me. (The Sun)

West Brom have opened contract talks with striker Shane Long and defender Gareth McAuley. (The Sun)

Every Premier League club will be obliged to have goal-line technology available in their stadiums from next season. (The Sun)

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