Sport Clement Grenier could move to Newcastle to replace Yohan Cabaye after Newcastle made a reported £20m offer for the Lyon Frenchman

Magpies allowed Yohan Cabaye to join Paris Saint Germain on Wednesday and are looking to reinvest the £20m received in the highly-rated Frenchman

Diarra believes Bordeaux are in box seat for visit of Maccabi

The Bordeaux captain Alou Diarra believes his team go into their Champions League tie with Maccabi Haifa tonight as favourites.

Wenger: We'll have last laugh on Manchester

Arsenal manager says his side is better than United and City despite recent defeats

Wenger refutes Bordeaux claims over Chamakh

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has reacted angrily to claims he unsettled Marouane Chamakh and has challenged Bordeaux president Jean-Louis Triaud to a public meeting over his allegations.

Bordeaux president attacks Wenger over pursuit of Chamakh

The Bordeaux president, Jean-Louis Triaud, yesterday criticised Arsène Wenger's pursuit of Marouane Chamakh, saying that the Arsenal manager's behaviour had not been "correct", that he had unsettled the player and that he had subsequently decided not to pursue his interest.

Bordeaux attack Wenger over Chamakh

Bordeaux president Jean-Louis Triaud has lashed out at Arsene Wenger, lambasting the Arsenal coach's pursuit of Marouane Chamakh.

Chamakh still keen on England move

Bordeaux striker Marouane Chamakh has not given up on his dream to play in the Barclays Premier League.

Fabio Cannavaro sidelined for Juventus

Juventus defender Fabio Cannavaro faces three weeks on the sidelines with a thigh injury.

Neville upbeat about future despite 'frustrating' injuries

Sir Alex Ferguson refuses to call time on Gary Neville's career but Manchester United's club captain acknowledged yesterday that with the clock ticking on the one-year contract which expires next June, his persistent injuries are a concern.

West Ham close on Chamakh transfer

West Ham boss Gianfranco Zola is edging closer to signing Bordeaux forward Marouane Chamakh and is looking to sell James Collins to push the deal through.

Bordeaux block West Ham's Chamakh bid

Marouane Chamakh is resigned to staying at Bordeaux for the coming season, despite claiming he has recently been approached by West Ham United. The striker has wanted to leave Les Girondins since the end of last term, with the Premier League his preferred destination, but the French club are believed to have stood in the way of potential moves to Sunderland and Arsenal.

West Ham show interest in Chamakh

Marouane Chamakh is resigned to staying at Bordeaux for the coming season, despite claiming he has recently been approached by West Ham.

Kamara denies Fulham exit rumours

Diomansy Kamara insists he will remain with Fulham despite being linked with a move to French champions Bordeaux.

Wenger weighs up Hangeland bid

Arsenal will not be pursuing their interest in the Internazionale midfielder Patrick Vieira, but Arsène Wenger is considering a move for the Fulham defender Brede Hangeland he revealed yesterday. Marouane Chamakh, however, is not an option unless Bordeaux lower their price.

Chamakh deal' is over' says Wenger

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger will bide his time over Marouane Chamakh and wait until Bordeaux lower their valuation of the forward.

Wenger ready for Arsenal revolution

Manager to deploy team in bold new formation to exploit talent of young squad
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After a bad week in which its leader had a public meltdown and its only city council couldn't agree on a budget vote, what next for the alternative party? It's over to Caroline Lucas to find out
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BBC producers didn't want to broadcast Sir David Attenborough's famed Rwandan encounter
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Impoverished Italian nobles are opening their doors to paying guests, inspired by the TV drama
China's wild panda numbers have increased by 17% since 2003, new census reveals

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Barbara Woodward: Britain's first female ambassador to China intends to forge strong links with the growing economic superpower

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Britain's first female ambassador to China intends to forge strong links with growing economic power
Courage is rare. True humility is even rarer. But the only British soldier to be awarded the Victoria Cross in Afghanistan has both

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Beware of imitations, but the words of the soldier awarded the Victoria Cross were the real thing, says DJ Taylor
Alexander McQueen: The catwalk was a stage for the designer's astonishing and troubling vision

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Ahead of a major retrospective, Alexander Fury talks to the collaborators who helped create the late designer's notorious spectacle
New BBC series savours half a century of food in Britain, from Vesta curries to nouvelle cuisine

Dinner through the decades

A new BBC series challenged Brandon Robshaw and his family to eat their way from the 1950s to the 1990s
Philippa Perry interview: The psychotherapist on McDonald's, fancy specs and meeting Grayson Perry on an evening course

Philippa Perry interview

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Bill Granger's Indonesian stir-fry recipes

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Chelsea vs Tottenham: Harry Kane was at Wembley to see Spurs beat the Blues and win the Capital One Cup - now he's their great hope

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