The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable links to the web.
Hughes, 49, would get a 5 million-pound ($8 million) payoff if he is fired by the last-placed Premier League club, according to the Standard.
Co-chairman David Gold said it would be a “fitting” end to his career to play for the east London team, near where he was brought up, according to the Mirror.
Middlesbrough may wait until January to sign former winger Stewart Downing from Liverpool, the Sun reported.
Boro could take the 28-year-old on loan before the Football League loan deadline tomorrow, the Sun added.
Redknapp, 65, would get a 6 million-pound salary before bonuses, according to the Sun.
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