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The other post-match talking point in the tabloids is Cristiano Ronaldo scoring on his first start this season - "Hot Ron's right back in the groove" (Daily Star). Meanwhile The Sun runs quotes on Ronaldo's future from Sir Alex's column in United Review.
Away from the Carling Cup, the big story is the fall-out from Carlos Tevez's time at West Ham in 2006/07. An independent commission has ruled that Tevez's ineligibility to play means the Hammers, who stayed up, owe compensation to Sheffield United, who went down. The latter are claiming £30m - the exact figure will be determined by a later tribunal.