From the back pages, January 15: Harry wins Remy! QPR hijack Toon bid for £8m striker... with Rennes midfielder M’Vila next to join Redknapp revolution

Harry Redknapp
Harry Redknapp

Queens Park Rangers have hijacked Loic Remy’s move to Newcastle with an £8million bid. And Harry Redknapp is hoping to secure another £8m deal for Rennes midfielder Yann M’Vila who is also believed to be on his way to Loftus Road in the next 24 hours. (The Daily Mail)

Gordon Strachan will be confirmed as the new manager of Scotland before the end of this week. The 55-year-old, who has been out of work since leaving Middlesbrough in October 2010, has been in negotiation with the Scottish Football Association with regards to his salary and contract length since the turn of the year. (The Times)

Jose Mourinho targets return to Premier League as he praises English football to the hilt. English football has a special place in the heart of Jose Mourinho, who voiced his desire to return to manage in the Premier League. (The Telegraph)

Ian Wright claims ex-Barcelona bos Pep Guardiola can pick almost any club but would reject low-spending Arsenal for Mannchester City. (The Sun)

Four of England’s biggest clubs had their cover broken yesterday with the publication of their demand that the Premier League should adopt the toughest possible spending controls to rein in the rich owners freely bankrolling their rivals. (The Times)

I wanna be like yoooooo! Liverpool must learn from Manchester United says Stewart Downing. “When we do play well, we murder teams” but Reds’ England winger accepts they must capture arch-rivals’ knack for winning ugly when required. (The Mirror)

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