From the Back Pages, February 11: Tottenham’s Hugo Lloris would be keen on a move to Arsenal, claims Giroud

From the back pages
From the back pages

Olivier Giroud has claimed Tottenham captain Hugo Lloris would be interested in joining Arsenal. The Spurs keeper will seek to leave White Hart Lane in the summer if Tim Sherwood’s side do not qualify for the Champions League. (The Mirror)

Yaya Toure will not face punishment for kicking Norwich City’s Ricky van Wolfswinkel in an off-the-ball incident after an FA disciplinary panel could not agree whether it was an act of violent conduct. (The Times)

FULHAM have admitted that Wednesday’s game with Liverpool could be postponed due to the London Underground strike. (The Express)

The Fulham defender Dan Burn has compared Manchester United’s playing style to Conference football in Sunday’s 2-2 draw with Fulham at Old Trafford. (The Guardian)

Kevin Pietersen has agreed terms to play for Surrey this summer, the county side have confirmed. Pietersen was last week left out of England’s squads for the limited-overs tour of the West Indies and the ICC World T20, with a statement from the England and Wales Cricket Board on Sunday suggesting his omission was due to a lack of trust. (Daily Mail)

Olympic diver Tom Daley is reportedly set to boycott the FINA Diving World Series in Moscow in May in a protest over Russia’s current anti-gay laws that have dominated the headlines due to the ongoing Winter Olympics in Sochi. (The Independent)

Scott Hastings insists Scotland are still worthy of place in the Six Nations despite their “embarrassing” display in their defeat by England at Murrayfield on Saturday. (The Telegraph)