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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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Gerrard explained how the club's pre-match preparations were hampered by a number of different factors that made the 2-1 victory even sweeter

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

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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

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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

Chelsea 3 Stoke City 0 match report: Lampard keeps Chelsea's ‘impossible dream' of title alive

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

Cardiff City 0 Crystal Palace 3 match report: Jason Puncheon has Palace punching their way out of trouble

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

Newcastle United 0 Manchester United 4 match report: Juan Mata and David Moyes rev up for Bayern Munich

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

Manchester City 4 Southampton 1 match report: City gallop on after David Silva’s lucky escape

Two goals for home side on stroke of half-time after disputed decisions leave Pochettino fuming

Curtis Davies knows ‘they all count’ after his bizarre goal for Hull City last night

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