Our Norwegian striker is wearing a knee-high protective boot to aid his recovery. He says: "It's worse than I thought which is why I have to wear this boot. I've taken the boot off a few times and it has felt very stiff but hopefully this weekI can remove it."
The Daily Star runs a short reporting Glenn Hoddle's comments on Sergei Rebrov, as does the Times in its Premiership today section.
England news dominates today's press but there is a short story in the Mirror about Steffen Iversen's progress from his damaged ligament between his tibia and fibula.