The paper claims that Whyte - who has run the venerable club into administration with debts of around £75 million since taking over last year - told administrators that he will use his remaining powers to veto any offer made for his shares by Murray's Blue Knights consortium.
Murray had been on the Rangers board until the takeover last year, and had strongly opposed Whyte's purchase of the club. Whyte retaliated by having him thrown off the board, and it's clear that the bad blood between the pair is as strong as ever.
"I've spoken to the administrators about this today and been told by them that Whyte is not prepared under any circumstances to sell his shares to my consortium," Murray told the paper, adding that legal action will now commence to force Whyte to sell.
The Daily Mirror leads its back page on the news that
With no appointment yet made Pearce has begun talking to Premier League managers about which players might be involved in the squad, a move which seems sensible and pragmatic in the circumstances. But the Mirror makes this particular 2+2 equal 127, with its excitable sub editors blaring on the front page, "Pearce to get England job". The story itself, almost needless to say, makes no such claim.
The 26-year-old has notched 25 goals in 36 games following his £34m move from
The Sun's back page leads with news that
The player claims that his refusal was "not about money, but about playing time". Kalou's deal is up in the summer, but it seems his pleas have already been heard. He's played more games since
The Daily Mail claims, incidentally, that Di Matteo has emerged as one of the main contenders to get the Chelsea job after putting the Blues on the verge of a Champions League semi-final. The Times runs a piece insisting that he will not be appointed despite the club's changing fortunes.
The former Spurs and England manager will become the club's technical advisor. "If they are willing to learn, I'm willing to teach," he said.