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Inevitably, Wayne dominates the post-match headlines as he gets ever closer to the 42-goals tally achieved by Cristiano Ronaldo. The Daily Mail quotes Sir Alex Ferguson: "I said a while ago it's impossible. But he's on 32, so what can I say? It's a challenge for him."
Elsewhere there are words of encouragement for ex-Reds star David Beckham, from a former United team-mate, after an Achilles injury ended his season on Sunday. Andy Cole says in The Sun, "It's devastating news for David, his heart was set on going to a fourth World Cup. But he'll come back from the injury, I don't think he'll want to retire on this note."