What the papers say

  • Last Updated: November 24 2012, 8:22 GMT

A look at the stories making the back-page headlines in today's national newspapers.

Harry Redknapp and Mark Hughes: Dominating headlines
Harry Redknapp and Mark Hughes: Dominating headlines

THE GUARDIAN: Harry Redknapp is poised to become the manager of Queens Park Rangers following Mark Hughes dismissal yesterday. Also: Frank Lampard are set to sever their long and glittering association with Chelsea at the end of the season.

DAILY MIRROR: Harry Redknapp will hit a jackpot of more that £1million if he saves QPR. Also: Rafa Benitez and Sir Alex Ferguson were back at each other's throats last night.

THE TIMES: Harry Redknapp has agreed to take over as manager of Queens Park Rangers as successor to Mark Hughes. Also: Rafa Benitez had been back in the Premier League for less than 48 hours when his long-running feud with Sir Alex Ferguson sprang back into life.

DAILY MAIL: Harry Redknapp is the new Queens Park Rangers manager after Mark Hughes was sacked amid fiery scenes at the club's Harlington HQ. Also: Chelsea legends Frank Lampard and Ashley Cole are to leave at the end of the season after Rafa Benitez confirmed the break-up of the Champions League-winning team.

DAILY EXPRESS: QPR caved in to pressure and fear and went for fans' choice Harry Redknapp to replace boss Mark Hughes, who was sacked yesterday. Also: Frank Lampard was left fuming last night as blundering Rafa Benitez, on only his second day in charge at Chelsea, revealed that he and Ashley Cole will be leaving the club at the end of the season.

THE SUN: Alex Ferguson and Rafa Benitez were at war last night as their bitter feud erupted again. Also: Harry Redknapp is heading back into football after answering an SOS from struggling QPR.

THE INDEPENDENT: Harry Redknapp has joined Queens Park Rangers on the understanding he will be allowed to invest in January. Also: Sir Alex Ferguson wasted no time in renewing his rabid rivalry with Rafael Benitez yesterday.

DAILY STAR: Rafa Benitez has had a bust-up with TWO senior Chelsea stars just TWO days into the job. Also: Harry Redknapp scooped a £4million jackpot after agreeing to come and rescue QPR.

DAILY TELEGRAPH: Harry Redknapp will return to football at Queens Park Rangers after agreeing to replace Mark Hughes in a deal worth around £7.5million until the end of the 2014-15 season. Also: If you thought that time had tempered Sir Alex Ferguson's antipathy towards Rafael Benitez, think again.