From the Back Pages, May 24: Sami Khedira puts Gunners and Chelsea on alert as he announces he is leaving Real Madrid on a free transfer

From the back pages
From the back pages

Sami Khedira has confirmed that he will leave Real Madrid at the end of the season after seeing his contract run down towards its expiry date at the end of the season. (The Independent)

Raheem Sterling will win QPR a £10m windfall if he leaves Liverpool. London club due at least 20 per cent of fee if Liverpool sell winger while Rodgers is confident of singing Ings and Milner. (The Telegraph)

Day three of five: England (389 and 74-2) are 60 runs behind New Zealand (523) with eight second-innings wickets in hand. England face an uphill battle to stay in contention in the first Investec Test after New Zealand enjoyed the better of an attritional, bowler-dominated third day at Lord’s. (The Times)

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat-trick in Real Madrid’s 7-3 win over Getafe to take him to 61 for the season and move him to within just 10 goals of becoming the club’s all-time top scorer. (Daily Mail)

JOHN CARVER has told his Newcastle players they are in the last chance saloon ahead of their Premier League day of reckoning. (The Express)

Lewis Hamilton indulged in some high-speed exorcism when he won pole for the Monaco Grand Prix for the first time in nine attempts and beat his rival and team-mate Nico Rosberg to lay the ghost of last year’s momentous happenings at Formula One’s most celebrated setting. (The Guardian)

Edin Dzeko holds the key to Manchester City winning the race for Raheem Sterling, writes Neil Moxley in the Sunday People. (The Mirror)

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