Striker eyes Man City, Arsenal’s £8m battle, Spurs look to old boy, West Ham deny claim, Liverpool defender festive return

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Wenger considers Walcott damages claim
Will Arsene
be wasting his time, given the FA's past reluctance?

Pair to battle for £8m midfield star
Will Villa be able to fend off Arsenal for Defour?

Punish debt-ridden clubs, says Sugar
Are clubs let off
too lightly with the current sanctions?

Portsmouth in
need of retail therapy

How big a blow will this prove in Pompey's bid to find a buyer?

The perfect end to my
perfect year, says Capello

Has Capello finally won over his early doubters?

Santa Cruz keen on
City switch

Will this be Hughes' no.1 priority in the January

Skrtel eyes festive return for Liverpool
Has Slovakian been sorely missed?

Villa boss O'Neill calls on referees to explain

Would this go a long way in improving relations?

Terry holds his hands up
Is JT letting Scott Carson off the hook here?

Kinnear targets longer deal
Has Kinnear done enough to warrant a new deal?

West Ham deny fire sale claim
Will that really prove the case?

Tottenham keep it in the family
Should Spurs be looking for someone with greater experience?

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Why the
decision on Arsenal starlet is a grave mistake!

How significant has this MAN been in
Liverpool's upturn?

£5m Spurs
swoop should be our first priority

Forget Wenger, this is where the blame should be at Arsenal!

Will Blues £5m interest hasten up Liverpool to make their move?