From the Back Pages, March 4: Jose Mourinho: Ancelotti enters frame as potential Pellegrini successor after Guardiola says no

From the back pages
From the back pages

Real Madrid’s Carlo Ancelotti has moved into pole position for the Manchester City job after Pep Guardiola ruled himself out. (The Mirror)

Manuel Pellegrini maintained this afternoon that he does not feel under pressure at Manchester City, claiming that his future will not hinge on whether he leads the team to a trophy this season. (The Times)

JOSE MOURINHO has guaranteed John Terry will be a Chelsea player next season. (The Express)

Tributes from the sporting world have been paid to former Tottenham and Scotland midfielder Dave Mackay after he died at a hospital in Nottingham at the age of 80. (The Independent)

Sadio Mané the main man as Southampton squeeze past Crystal Palace. (The Guardian)

Tim Sherwood promised the Aston Villa fans passion and dynamism and excitement from his players and he certainly was true to his word here. Christian Benteke scored in a breathless finale to settle this derby, lifting them out of the relegation zone. (The Telegraph)

Winston Bogarde has applied for the vacant manager’s job at Oldham Athletic. (Daily Mail)