No change at the top of the Premier League table as both Manchester United and Arsenal extended their leads. Manchester City have lost ground though, as Darren Bent’s debut goal ensured a welcome win for Aston Villa that dragged them away from the bottom three.
In the papers this morning there have been a mixed bag of stories that includes Man United denying a £1.5bn approach from Qatar; Gerard Houllier caught in racism storm, while Lord Coe insists West Ham must win Olympic Stadium bid.
United deny £1.5bn Qatar takeover offer – Guardian
Premier League plots a youth revolution – Daily Telegraph
Platini issues warning over ‘financial fair-play’ – Daily Telegraph
Dalglish reminds Reds who they are – Guardian
Clubs go to war over youth – Daily Telegraph
Fab in penalty cheat storm – Mirror