From the Back Pages, April 23: Jürgen Klopp says he does not want Manchester United job

From the back pages
From the back pages

Jürgen Klopp has ruled himself out of the Manchester United job. The 46-year-old told the Guardian: “Man Utd is a great club and I feel very familiar with their wonderful fans. But my commitment to Borussia Dortmund and the people is not breakable.” (The Guardian)

Pep Guardiola: Tell Manchester United ‘no chance’ - Bayern Munich manager rules himself out of replacing David Moyes. (The Independent)

Failure to qualify for the Champions League has cost David Moyes more than just his job at Manchester United after his pay-off was cut to less than £5million. (The Times)

LOUIS VAN GAAL is the heavy favourite with bookmakers to be the next Manchester United manager after David Moyes was sacked. (Daily Express)

Roy Keane slammed Manchester United chief executive Ed Woodward and the players, blaming them for David Moyes’ sacking. The former United captain said the players should be “ashamed” of their part in the manager’s downfall. (The Mirror)

This was ugly, defensive, resilient and defiant football from Chelsea that takes them closer to the Champions League final. This was another reminder of Jose Mourinho’s knack of strangling the life out of opponents. Love or loathe the sulky special one, he knows how to create the right game-plan, however pragmatic and lacking in artistry. (The Telegraph)

Chelsea goalkeeper Peter Cech was forced off the field with a suspected dislocated shoulder after only 16minutes of the Champions League semi-final against Atletico Madrid - with captain John Terry following him off with an injured ankle in the second half. (Daily Mail)