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Cristiano Ronaldo, who misses the Reds' next two games through suspension, is quoted in various papers as branding his red card at Portsmouth 'absurd and unjust'.
Several tabloids tip United to re-enter the transfer market for a striker before the August 31 deadline. Bolton's Nicolas Anelka is a popular prediction, while The Sun goes for Newcastle forward Obafemi Martins.
The Sun claims Tottenham manager Martin Jol may be forced out of White Hart Lane after telling the club to sell star striker and alleged United target Dimitar Berbatov. The Mirror claims the Dutchman may even be ousted before this weekend's trip to Old Trafford.