‘Crisis meeting’ at Chelsea

Roman Abramovich held a crisis meeting with Chelsea manager Andre Villas-Boas and the first-team squad at the club’s training ground on Sunday, the Daily Telegraph reports.

The players were ordered to Cobham in the wake of Saturday’s dismal 2-0 defeat at Everton.

Blues owner Abramovich is believed to be increasingly concerned that Chelsea could fail to qualify for the Champions League for the first time since he took ownership of the club in 2003.

The Daily Mail suggest Chelsea’s players were furious after Villas-Boas cancelled their day off.

The Daily Mirror say Wigan boss Roberto Martinez has put QPR on alert after admitting contract talks with Victor Moses are on hold.

Rangers expressed some interest in the Latics forward during the transfer window.

And The Sun pick up on Tony Fernandes’ Twitter comments following QPR’s performance at Blackburn, declaring that he branded his own players “spineless” after the 3-2 defeat.

The Rangers chairman had tweeted: “Talent is one thing. Being able to cope with the pressures of talent is key.

“Everyone needs a spine to take the pressures of life. We need a spine in QPR. We need fighters not just talent.”

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