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Jovetic has seen his start to life with City hampered by injury but he could make his return against the Hammers in the League Cup semi-final second leg

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Joleon Lescott has been axed by Everton from their opening Europa League tie with manager David Moyes defying Manchester City to make an acceptable offer for the defender.

Everton to make case for Banega transfer

Everton will attend a Home Office hearing in London on Friday to try to acquire a work permit for Argentina international Ever Banega.

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Moyes hit for six but firm on Lescott

Everton's refusal to consider selling Joleon Lescott to Manchester City remained steadfast last night despite their spectacular opening-day collapse against Arsenal.

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Moyes attacks 'disrespectful' City over Lescott

The phoney war is over. Manchester City's pursuit of Joleon Lescott has tested Everton manager David Moyes' patience to the extreme in recent weeks yet apart from one sound-bite labelling Mark Hughes' attempts at landing the defender as "disrespectful", he has kept a relatively quiet counsel on the matter.

Moyes calls Manchester City 'disgusting'

David Moyes' belief that he has total power at Everton produced an astonishing outburst of defiance aimed at Manchester City boss Mark Hughes over the long-running Joleon Lescott saga.

Everton reject Lescott transfer request

Everton have turned down a formal transfer request from defender Joleon Lescott.

Moyes concerned by lack of Everton signings

David Moyes is concerned by his failure to significantly add to his Everton squad ahead of the 2009/10 campaign.

Senderos not Lescott's replacement insist Everton

Everton today confirmed that they are in negotiations to sign Arsenal defender Philippe Senderos.

Everton insist they will not sell Lescott

Everton are bracing themselves for another bid from Manchester City for Joleon Lescott, but insist that they will not sell the England defender, even for £30m.

Hughes dismisses critics as City stay in hunt for Lescott

Manager determined to bid again for Everton player after £19m offer is rejected

Neville hits out at Manchester City

Everton skipper Phil Neville has criticised Manchester City's pursuit of his team-mate Joleon Lescott.

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