From the back pages, March 6: United fury as Nani dismissal sets up Champions League exit

Real Madrid score two goals in four minutes shortly after midfielder is controversially sent off for a high boot to advance to the quarter-finals. (Mirror)

Wednesday, 6th March 2013, 6:33 am

Arsenal will become the first Premier League club to play in Vietnam during their pre-season tour to Asia this summer. A match against the Vietnamese national team will be staged in Hanoi on July 17 to take advantage of the huge interest in English football. (Daily Mail)

Dortmund fired a warning shot with a clinical dispatching of Shakhtar to reach the quarter-finals of the Champions League. (The Guardian)

Spurs look set to go toe-to-toe with Manchester United for Porto’s James Rodriguez in the summer. United are on the lookout for a midfielder as Paul Scholes is in the twilight of his career and they have lacked a creative spark due to Shinji Kagawa’s time out injured. And the race for his signature is set to hotter up when the season ends. (The Express)

Chelsea deny Frank Lampard contract talks. Chelsea have denied reports that they are in discussions with Frank Lampard over a new contract. (The Telegraph)

Patrice Evra will be given a 12-month contract extension by Manchester United. The French left-back’s current deal runs out at the end of next season and he was linked with several clubs last summer. (The Sun)

Nigel Twiston-Davies had required patience, skill and no little faith to bring Imperial Commander back into contention for the Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup. He deserved better than the dispiriting moment yesterday when he was forced to rule him out of the Festival with a lung infection. (The Times)