All the latest football gossip from the day's papers.
The final straw for Manchester United captain Roy Keane was allegedly when he was told he would be stripped of the captain's armband. (Various)
But Keane's fate was apparently already sealed after a furious argument with assistant coach Carlos Queiroz on Thursday. (Various)
Keane would have been allowed to stay on at Old Trafford if he had apologised for his remarks in the infamous interview on MUTV criticising his team-mates. (The Daily Telegraph)
David Beckham thinks United full-back Gary Neville should replace Keane as United skipper. (Various)
Barcelona are still interested in bringing Arsenal's Thierry Henry to the Nou Camp. (Daily Star, The Sun, Daily Mirror)
Australia coach Guus Hiddink is emerging as a possible contender to replace Sven-Goran Eriksson as England coach. (Daily Star)
Aston Villa are keeping a close eye on Chelsea defender Robert Huth. (Daily Mirror)