From the Back Pages, April 13: Hands-off Palace’s Puncheon says boss Pulis

From the back pages
From the back pages

TONY PULIS has issued a hands-off warning over star man Jason Puncheon.

The Crystal Palace winger, 27, scored both goals for the Eagles in their 2-0 win at Cardiff last Saturday — including a stunning strike from outside the box.

And boss Pulis has told anyone thinking about taking a punt on Punch to look elsewhere.

(The Sun)

There have been very few genuine high points in what has been a disastrous first season at Manchester United for David Moyes, but one common denominator in almost every performance of note has been the involvement of Shinji Kagawa.

The Japanese playmaker has been widely tipped to be part of the expected summer exodus from Old Trafford, and to a certain extent that’s understandable - there’s no denying that the 25 year-old has yet to reproduce the sort of form that lit up the Bundesliga during his time with Borussia Dortmund, and under Moyes he has started just 19 of the club’s 50 matches thus far this term.

(Daily Mail)

ROBERTO MARTINEZ has told Romelu Lukaku that staying at Everton will make him happy.

Lukaku, 20, has netted 14 goals so far during his season-long loan spell with the Toffees from Chelsea.

And the Everton boss is hoping to have the striker at the club again next season.

(Daily Star)