The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable links to the Web.
While Tevez will claim it was a misunderstanding, former City chairman Francis Lee said the striker should be fired for his “unforgivable” behavior, according to the Sun.
Ferdinand, the former national-team captain, is short on form and fitness, according to the Independent.
Arsenal’s Bacary Sagna will be out of action for three months after breaking his leg in a 2-1 loss against Tottenham yesterday, the Daily Mail reported.
Carl Jenkinson, an offseason signing from Charlton who came on as a substitute against Spurs, could get an extended run in the first team in Sagna’s absence, according to the Mail.
Queens Park Rangers midfielder Adel Taarabt faces a “heavy fine” after walking out during a 6-0 loss at Fulham at the weekend, the Daily Mail reported.
The Moroccan was substituted at half-time and seen by QPR fans outside before the game ended, the Mail said, adding he sprinted off when the atmosphere became hostile.
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