Joleon under the spotlight
- Wed 13 Jun 2012, 8:02AM
- Posted by Chris Eccles
After scoring his first international goal on Monday, Joleon Lescott has become the focus for some in depth attention from the media.
The Daily Mail provides a handy guide to Joleon’s tattoos and also reveal he has launched his own fashion label.
The City defender also talks about the car accident he had as a youth and how lucky he feels to have survived.
I know there was a time when my mum and dad didn’t think it would turn out as well as it has done, put it that way. I have a scar but I have nothing to worry about.
The Sun reports that Noel Gallagher had a bit of a blub when City won the league and, unfortunately for him, it was all captured on film. The ex-Oasis man explained how the final day rollercoaster of emotions left him teary eyed.
I am dreading watching this footage back because it’s just going to go from every emotion that can come out of a human being. Tears, anger, it’s just unbelievable. Unfortunately I did shed a tear. You have to just let it out.
The MEN reveals that City have been invited to make an offer for French star Karim Benzema. The paper suggests that the Real Madrid striker may be a back up option if Roberto Mancini fails in a bid to land primary target Robin Van Persie.
The Independent suggests that City are the "important club" Bologna general director Roberto Zanzi claims to be negotiating with over the sale of Gaston Ramirez.
City boss Roberto Mancini is reported to be a fan of the South American player, saying that Ramirez is a "good young player, with great potential".
Neil Ashton in The Mail traces the career of Owen Hargreaves, and states that the ex City player is due some good luck afer his injury nightmares.