Manchester City splash the cash

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What today’s papers are saying today: Sunday, April 28, 2013

Daily Star Sunday: Manchester City want to unleash a new £75million strikeforce on the Premier League next season - Napoli’s Edinson Cavani and Borussia Dortmund’s Robert Lewandowski. Also: Cesc Fabregas could be sold by Barcelona this summer to pay for a big rebuilding job at the Nou camp - putting Arsenal on red alert.

The Sunday Telegraph: Sam Warburton will be announced on Tuesday as captain for the British and Irish Lions for their tour of Australia, in a squad that will contain at least 15 Welshmen. Also: Roy Hodgson is unlikely include John Terry in his next England squad, despite the former captain’s desire to come out of international retirement.

The Sun Sunday: Roberto Mancini will be Manchester City’s manager next season - even if they lose the FA Cup final. Also: Gareth Bale will be crowned PFA Player of the Year for the second time tonight.

Independent on Sunday: Manchester United will use funds from a series of lucrative commercial deals to press ahead with plans to sign Borussia Dortmund striker Robert Lewandowski.

The Observer: John Terry would be ready to answer an emergency call-up for England but the Chelsea captain will play no part in the forthcoming friendlies against the Republic of Ireland and Brazil.

Mail on Sunday: John Terry faces being banned from playing for England if he goes through with his bid to return to the national team. Also: England captain Chris Robshaw is in a desperate battle to claim the last back row place left in the British and Irish Lions squad to tour Australia this summer.

The People: Brendan Rodgers is the shock name in the frame to replace Roberto Mancini as Manchester City manager. Also: Luis Suarez will be named in the PFA’s Premier League team of the season despite the biting controversy.

Sunday Mirror: Manchester City believe they are winning the battle to sign Edinson Cavani. Also: Martin O’Neill is heading for a sentimental return to Leicester City.

Sunday Express: Liverpool are ready to make an £8million move for QPR striker Loic Remy as they prepare for life without the banned Luis Suarez. Also: The ugly side of football reared its head again yesterday as hundreds of Wolves fans demonstrated violently against club owner Steve Morgan.

The Sunday Times: Sir Alex Ferguson hopes to cherry pick from Borussia Dortmund’s outstanding young side by luring midfielder Ilkay Gundogan and striker Robert Lewandowski to Old Trafford.