A feast of football is upon us this afternoon with fixtures to whet the appetite of the neutral. Manchester United need to maintain their impressive record at White Hart Lane if they are to return to the Premier League summit, while a real six pointer takes place at St Andrews as Aston Villa look for a win to drag themselves out of the bottom three. King Kenny returns to Anfield for the much awaited Mersey derby, while Sunderland looks to avenge their 5-1 beating in the Tyne/Wear derby this lunchtime.
In the papers this morning there has been a mixed bag of stories that includes Fergie hitting out at his critics; Capello in the dark about new coach and Grant fighting on as West Ham boss.
Dalglish aims for unity – Daily Telegraph
Ferguson hits out at United’s critics – Guardian
Capello in dark about new coach – Daily Telegraph
Ameobi feels the hate in unique game – Guardian
Suárez tops Liverpool’s wanted list – Daily Telegraph
Tottenham line up €15M move for Giuseppe Rossi – IM Scouting
Arsenal boss Wenger priced out of move for Bolton defender Cahill – Daily Mail