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The Sun reports that Steven Gerrard has hit back at Rio Ferdinand’s supposed criticism of Liverpool's European form, saying: “Our record in the Champions League speaks for itself – we don’t have to defend ourselves or say how good we are.”
Several of Thursday’s papers pick up on Sir Alex Ferguson’s declaration that the Barclays Premier League is now the best in Europe.
Carlos Tevez will have a price tag of £37million when his move to United is made permanent, according to The Express.
In other news, Ferguson is reportedly interested in Wales U21 midfielder Aaron Ramsey, who shone for Cardiff in their FA Cup win over Middlesbrough.
And the Reds boss believes Teddy Sheringham, who will retire from playing at the end of the season, has the potential to succeed in management.