Football News – Wenger lines up record swoop, Villas-Boas eyes Udinese raid, Tottenham reunion extra special for Jol

The FA has decided to appeal Wayne Rooney’s three match Euro ban. Having heard the evidence and reasoning of the decision they are hoping that on appeal it can be reduced to two games at the very least. Whatever the outcome, the Manchester United striker has reportedly been assured of his place in the squad by Fabio Capello as the Italian looks ahead further than the group stages.

Elsewhere in the news Fernandes backs Terry to keep captaincy; Wenger cites December as Arsenal’s acid test, while Jol is looking forward to an extra special reunion with Spurs.

FA appeals against Rooney’s three-match Euro ban – Guardian

Wenger: December is acid test for us – Guardian

Demba Ba: The best Ba none – Independent

Arsenal line up club record swoop for Dortmund and Germany starlet Goetze – Daily Mail

Ferguson lays foundations for next 25 years – Daily Telegraph

Fernandes backs Terry to remain as captain – Guardian

Beckham demands a full English as attention turns to Capello’s successor – Daily Mail

Spurs reunion will be “extra special” for Jol – Mirror

Chelsea turn up the heat on Villas-Boas after just 16 matches – Independent

Gallas ready to put experience to good use and guide Spurs to Euro summit – Daily Mail

Chelsea join chase for Udinese defender – Talksport

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