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A look ahead to tonight's Premier League fixture at the Etihad Stadium

<b>Luka Modric to Tottenham</b><br/>
In a Spanish newspaper poll, Luka Modric was voted the worst signing of last summer. Having splashed out in excess of £30m on the Croatian, the midfielder has hardly done a thing at Real Madrid. There had been rumours he could return to his former club.

The transfers that didn't happen: Luka Modric to Tottenham; Edinson Cavani to Arsenal; Gareth Bale to Real Madrid

The last minute deals that would have shocked the football world

Uwe Rösler will spend windfall on Brentford’s playing squad

Brentford manager Uwe Rösler gleefully counts cost of Chelsea replay

Victory snatched away but Stamford Bridge replay will generate much needed income

Fernando Torres is replaced by Demba Ba against Swansea

Premier League: Chelsea v Arsenal match preview

A look ahead to this weekend's Premier League fixture at Stamford Bridge

Romelu Lukaku goes aerial as he celebrates scoring his second goal for West Brom on Saturday

I don't want to go back to Chelsea yet, says Romelu Lukaku

Reading 3 West Bromwich Albion 2: Loan striker wants another season at West Bromwich and hints at making a long-term move to the club

Rafael Benitez

Rafael Benitez keen for Chelsea to move on from QPR upset

The Blues play Southampton in the FA Cup Third Round

Wright-Phillips stuns his old club to help Redknapp revolution gather momentum

When Shaun Wright-Phillips joined Chelsea more than seven years ago he was one of the great emerging talents of English football who has, since those days, simply lost his way. Last night, he came in from the cold in spectacular fashion.

The Liverpool manager, Brendan Rodgers, congratulates Jordan Henderson last night

Premier League: Liverpool v Sunderland match preview

A look ahead to tonight's Premier League fixture at Anfield

Rafael Benitez

Premier League: Chelsea v QPR match preview

A look ahead to tonight's Premier League fixture at Stamford Bridge

Rafael Benitez

Rafael Benitez plays down Chelsea's title hopes

Blues take on west London rivals QPR tonight

Demba Ba

'Sharks' to blame for Ba transfer mess, says Pardew

Chelsea pull out of talks for Newcastle striker who wants &#163;80,000-per-week deal

Chelsea are in negotiations with Demba Ba’s representatives

Benitez in talks with Ba as striker prepares to depart Newcastle

Chelsea were tonight in negotiations with the representatives of Demba Ba over a move for the Senegalese striker, with the Newcastle United manager, Alan Pardew, admitting that he is powerless to keep him at St James' Park.

Football review 2012: The flops of the year

A look back at the year in football

Lukaku wants to return to Chelsea – but not quite yet

West Bromwich Albion 2 Norwich City 1

Magical memories of 2012 - Football: 'When Chelsea saw off Barcelona, the joy was in watching the spoilers have their day'

24 April: Barcelona 2-2 Chelsea (agg 2-3); Champions League semi-final second leg

Rafa Benitez’s start with Chelsea was put into context yesterday

Leeds facing Chelsea at the right time says midfielder Lee Peltier

Chelsea play Leeds at Elland Road tonight

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Middle East crisis: We know all too much about the cruelty of Isis – but all too little about who they are

We know all too much about the cruelty of Isis – but all too little about who they are

Now Obama has seen the next US reporter to be threatened with beheading, will he blink, asks Robert Fisk
Neanderthals lived alongside humans for centuries, latest study shows

Final resting place of our Neanderthal neighbours revealed

Bones dated to 40,000 years ago show species may have died out in Belgium species co-existed
Scottish independence: The new Scots who hold fate of the UK in their hands

The new Scots who hold fate of the UK in their hands

Scotland’s immigrants are as passionate about the future of their adopted nation as anyone else
Britain's ugliest buildings: Which monstrosities should be nominated for the Dead Prize?

Blight club: Britain's ugliest buildings

Following the architect Cameron Sinclair's introduction of the Dead Prize, an award for ugly buildings, John Rentoul reflects on some of the biggest blots on the UK landscape
eBay's enduring appeal: Online auction site is still the UK's most popular e-commerce retailer

eBay's enduring appeal

The online auction site is still the UK's most popular e-commerce site
Culture Minister Ed Vaizey: ‘lack of ethnic minority and black faces on TV is weird’

'Lack of ethnic minority and black faces on TV is weird'

Culture Minister Ed Vaizey calls for immediate action to address the problem
Artist Olafur Eliasson's latest large-scale works are inspired by the paintings of JMW Turner

Magic circles: Artist Olafur Eliasson

Eliasson's works will go alongside a new exhibition of JMW Turner at Tate Britain. He tells Jay Merrick why the paintings of his hero are ripe for reinvention
Josephine Dickinson: 'A cochlear implant helped me to discover a new world of sound'

Josephine Dickinson: 'How I discovered a new world of sound'

After going deaf as a child, musician and poet Josephine Dickinson made do with a hearing aid for five decades. Then she had a cochlear implant - and everything changed
Greggs Google fail: Was the bakery's response to its logo mishap a stroke of marketing genius?

Greggs gives lesson in crisis management

After a mishap with their logo, high street staple Greggs went viral this week. But, as Simon Usborne discovers, their social media response was anything but half baked
Matthew McConaughey has been singing the praises of bumbags (shame he doesn't know how to wear one)

Matthew McConaughey sings the praises of bumbags

Shame he doesn't know how to wear one. Harriet Walker explains the dos and don'ts of fanny packs
7 best quadcopters and drones

Flying fun: 7 best quadcopters and drones

From state of the art devices with stabilised cameras to mini gadgets that can soar around the home, we take some flying objects for a spin
Joey Barton: ‘I’ve been guilty of getting a bit irate’

Joey Barton: ‘I’ve been guilty of getting a bit irate’

The midfielder returned to the Premier League after two years last weekend. The controversial character had much to discuss after his first game back
Andy Murray: I quit while I’m ahead too often

Andy Murray: I quit while I’m ahead too often

British No 1 knows his consistency as well as his fitness needs working on as he prepares for the US Open after a ‘very, very up and down’ year
Ferguson: In the heartlands of America, a descent into madness

A descent into madness in America's heartlands

David Usborne arrived in Ferguson, Missouri to be greeted by a scene more redolent of Gaza and Afghanistan
BBC’s filming of raid at Sir Cliff’s home ‘may be result of corruption’

BBC faces corruption allegation over its Sir Cliff police raid coverage

Reporter’s relationship with police under scrutiny as DG is summoned by MPs to explain extensive live broadcast of swoop on singer’s home