From the Back Pages, February 27: Liverpool plot Bojan Krkic transfer from Barcelona for a bargain £5million

From the back pages
From the back pages

Liverpool are lining up an audacious bid to land Barcelona’s Bojan Krkic in a cut price transfer. (The Mirror)

Galatasaray 1 Chelsea 1: Aurélien Chedjou equalises for hosts after Fernando Torres had handed visitors early lead in Istanbul. (The Telegraph)

Real Madrid obliterated Schalke in the first leg of their last-16 tie, with Cristiano Ronaldo, Karim Benzema and Gareth Bale all scoring twice. (The Guardian)

It took Felix Magath just one training session to decide the direction in which he intended to take his new Fulham side. On February 16, just two days after being announced as manager, the German boss called in his players for a surprise and short-notice Sunday morning meet-and-greet training session. The message was clear: in with the old, out with the young. (Daily Mail)

Robin van Persie has added to Manchester United’s woes after lashing out at team-mates for getting in his way during the club’s disastrous Champions League defeat to Olympiacos. (The Times)

DAVID MOYES remains Manchester United manager despite rumours emanating from the New York Stock Exchange claiming he is set to leave by mutual consent. (The Express)

Great Britain’s track cyclists reach one of the key landmarks on the road to Rio 2016 today as the 17-rider GB squad begins the five-day World Championships in Cali, Colombia. (The Independent)