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Scholes isn't the only player who will be missing Sunday's derby through suspension, according to all the tabloids. Manchester City have accepted the FA's violent conduct charge against striker Emmanuel Adebayor, who is now likely to land an immediate three match ban.
Patrice Evra is desperate for Carlos Tevez to feature at Old Trafford, and has been indulging in plenty of pre-match banter with his former United colleague. The Frenchman says: "I said to him, 'If the fans boo you, I will boo as well!'
Meanwhile, in transfer news, The Daily Mirror carries quotes from reputed Reds target David Silva. The Valencia winger says: "It's an honour for any player that a club of the prestige of Manchester United should follow them and that in itself is enormous praise.”