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Sport Dimitar Berbatov (left) has joined Monaco until the end of the season

Bulgarian striker is out of contract at Craven Cottage at the end of the season

Fulham manager Martin Jol

Martin Jol targets Premier League run with Fulham following Capital One Cup victory over Everton

The Cottagers advanced to the fourth round for the first time since 2004

Dimitar Berbatov of Fulham rises above Everton’s John Heitinga

Fulham 2 Everton 1 match report: Everton kids taught a lesson by Dimitar Berbatov and Darren Bent

The Cottagers came from behind to reach fourth round

Dimitar Berbatov

Capital One Cup: Dimitar Berbatov and Darren Bent have chance to form partnership at Fulham in tie against Everton

The strike duo have hardly played together so far this term

Fulham were booed off after conceding an injury-time equaliser to West Bromwich Albion, with Martin Jol subjected to chants of 'Jol out'

Capital One Cup: Martin Jol in search of boost for Fulham ahead of Everton tie

An all-Premier League meeting will take place at Craven Cottage

Bridge building: Oscar puts Chelsea ahead despite the effort of Kieran Richardson (left) to stop him

Chelsea 2 Fulham 0 match report: Blues uninspiring in climb to the top

Oscar and Mikel earn victory but Mourinho has much work to do

Robin van Persie scores from the penalty spot against Crystal Palace on Saturday

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A look ahead to tonight’s Champions League tie at Old Trafford

Stefan Kiessling will be the main threat to Manchester United on Tuesday, with the Bayer Leverkusen striker finishing last season as the Bundesliga's top goalscorer

Bayer Leverkusen v Manchester United: David Moyes should be confident of taking at least a point back to Old Trafford but needs to be wary of Stefan Kiessling

Leverkusen are back in the Champions League after a year's absence and Kiessling will lead their attack after topping the Bundesliga goalscorer charts last season

Steve Sidwell opens the scoring for Fulham against West Brom at Craven Cottage

Fulham 1 West Brom 1 match report: Baggies’ late leveller puts pressure on Martin Jol

Fine Sidwell strike had given the Cottagers an early lead but they couldn't hold on for their first win of the season

Dimitar Berbatov

Premier League: Fulham v West Brom match preview

A look ahead to this weekend's Premier League fixture at Craven Cottage

Andros Townsend (left) was Spurs' main attacking threat on Sunday

Comment: With the Gareth Bale fee already spent, Andre Villas-Boas must get new Tottenham team to gel

Derby defeat shows the Spurs manager must quickly integrate his seven new signings

Arsène Wenger’s side are weighing up late moves for the Real Madrid midfielder Mesut Ozil and his Argentinian teammate Angel di Maria

Spending during summer transfer window set to break £500m record

Last minute race to sign players before deadline expected to be lead by Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester United

Wayne Rooney is 'mentally in good shape' says David Moyes ahead of Manchester United's trip to play Liverpool

The striker is set to remain at Old Trafford despite coveting a move to Chelsea

Fulham manager Martin Jol

Transfer news: Fulham manager Martin Jol targets new defender before close of window

Parma defender Yohan Benalouane has been linked with the club

Gareth Bale

Transfer news: Gareth Bale returning to England amid reports Tottenham are considering PSG and Manchester United offers

Real Madrid are not the only suitors for the Wales international

Arsenal transfer news: Arsène Wenger will not panic buy despite lack of activity

Gunners boss has faith in his existing group of players

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