From the Back Pages, May 29: Gus Poyet extends Sunderland contract, ending Southampton speculation

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Gus Poyet has signed a new two-year deal at Sunderland, ending Southampton’s hopes of bringing the Uruguayan to St Mary’s to be Mauricio Pochettino’s successor. (The Independent)

Malcolm Glazer, the head of the family that own Manchester United, died on Wednesday morning aged 86, in his hometown of Tampa. (The Guardian)

CHELSEA have suffered a setback in their pursuit of Juventus star Paul Pogba after the Italian outfit insisted they expect the Frenchman to commit to a new deal in the next few weeks. (The Express)

West Ham boss Sam Allardyce has made his first signing of the summer with the capture of Argentinian striker Mauro Zarate from Velez Sarsfield. (Daily Mail)

Olivier Giroud believes Arsenal’s lack of maturity stopped them winning the Premier League title. (The Mirror)

Tottenham Hotspur will demand Mauricio Pochettino changes view on Europa League. New Tottenham head coach Maurico Pochettino must change his opinion that the Europa League “is not an attractive competition” (The Telegraph)

England clinched a victory over Sri Lanka that was every bit as emphatic as their defeat at Durham three days earlier to take a 2-1 lead in the five-match Royal London one-day series. (The Times)