From the Back Pages, March 11: Manchester United on high alert after Toni Kroos admits a Premier League move is a ‘’possibility’’

From the back pages
From the back pages

Manchester United have been put on high alert by Toni Kroos after the Bayern Munich star admitted a Premier League move is a “possibility”. (The Mirror)

Samir Nasri was frustrated by Manchester City’s FA Cup elimination after seeing a semi-final draw that he felt handed them the Cup “on a plate”, but backed his side to bounce back from the Wigan setback at Barcelona on Wednesday. (The Guardian)

Arsène Wenger raised concerns about Svein Oddvar Moen’s lack of big-match experience as a referee after highlighting Arsenal’s recent history of exiting the Champions League in unusual circumstances. The manager called for the Norwegian official to be aware of potential dirty tricks from Bayern Munich’s players in tonight’s second leg. (The Times)

The former Barcelona manager says his side are aware that Arsenal pose a bigger threat than their typical Bundesliga opponents and that the Germans will aim to prevent giving the Gunners possession, goals or a hint of hope. (The Express)

Arsenal will fly to Bavaria today believing they can repeat last season’s 2-0 win at Bayern Munich and maintain their Champions League campaign. Trailing 2-0 from the first-leg Arsenal must match that score to force extra-time, then penalties. (The Independent)

Liverpool have joined clubs watching Benfica’s attacking midfielder Lazar Markovic. Chief scout Barry Hunter was in attendance at the Aviva Stadium, Dublin, last Wednesday to see the 20-year-old play 75 minutes for Serbia in their 2-1 win over Republic of Ireland. (Daily Mail)

Carl Froch calls George Groves ‘paranoid’ for demanding neutral officials for Wembley super-middleweight title rematch. (The Telegraph)