From the Back Pages, November 2: Manchester City lose patience with Joe Hart

From the back pages
From the back pages

Joe Hart has been dropped by Manchester City for their Barclays Premier League game against Norwich City. (The Times)

Newcastle manager Alan Pardew warns Jose Mourinho he will get a slap if he repeats last week’s antics. (The Telegraph)

Gary Neville says that while Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the best players in the world, it is possible to stop him. (Daily Mail)

Arsene Wenger said today that Arsenal always demanded a high standard of character in potential signings, and saw no problem in Luis Suarez when the club pursued him over the summer in what turned out to be a failed bid to bring the Liverpool striker to the Emirates. (The Independent)

MANCHESTER UNITED are aiming to beat Tottenham to the signing of Benfica’s Nicolas Gaitan and hope to make the Argentinian part of a triple swoop on the Portuguese club. (The Express)

England’s batsmen picked up where Western Australia’s left off and feasted on a flat track tailor made for strokeplay, writes Dean Wilson in Perth. And on his return to the England white-shirted side following just one Test match against Bangladesh, Michael Carberry played with the sort of fluency that will do him the world of good should he have to step up at any stage during the Ashes. (The Mirror)

Kimi Raikkonen has threatened to walk out on Lotus and miss the last two races of the season unless he is paid what he claims are the missing millions from his salary and bonus package. (The Guardian)