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The Welsh international has impressed at left-back for the Swans and could become Pochettino's first signing as manager at White Hart Lane

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Midfielder has been disappointed with Arsenal's fall down the Premier League table and admits he is determined to secure silverware whether it is with the Gunners or elsewhere

Steven Gerrard celebrates scoring for Liverpool in the victory over West Ham

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Daniel Sturridge congratulates Jordan Henderson after the midfielder's goal

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Liverpool welcome title favourites City to Anfield this weekend with the knowledge that victory would put them in the driving seat for a first Premier League title in 24 years

Steven Gerard makes no mistake from the spot

West Ham 1 Liverpool 2 match report: Steven Gerrard stays cool in chaos to keep Liverpool in control

Referee Anthony Taylor has questionable day with the whistle but Gerrard sets-up a mouth-watering tie with Manchester City next week

Steven Naismith celebrates his goal

Everton 3 Arsenal 0: Steven Naismith admits 'It would mean everything to finish in top four' after stunning victory over Gunners

Everton close gap to fourth to a single point after superb win at Goodison Park

Everton 3 Arsenal 0 match report: Arsene Wenger the professor is outsmarted by wily Roberto Martinez

Woeful Arsenal concede more ground in race for Europe as Everton know top-four fate now lies in their own hands

Juan Mata celebrates scoring for Manchester United in the 4-0 win over Newcastle

Newcastle 0 Manchester United 4: Juan Mata challenges United to bring their away form home to Old Trafford

Spanish midfielder masterminded the four-goal win at St James' Park and feels that they must improve their form at home

Frank Lampard celebrates after scoring the rebound from his saved penalty

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Jose Mourinho might have given up on the League title but Chelsea return to the top of the table thanks to an outstanding display from their long-serving midfielder

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Joe Ledley struck in-between a Puncheon double that gives Palace crucial back-to-back victories

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Manchester United and under-fire manager buoyed ahead of Euro clash as midfielder leads 4-0 rout of Newcastle

Hugo Rodallega celebrates scoring the winning goal against Aston Villa

Aston Villa 1 Fulham 2 match report: Hugo Rodallega makes good on his promise to give Fulham lasting hope

Kieran Richardson gave Fulham the lead before a Grant Holt equaliser set-up substitute Rodallega to net the winner

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