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Arsenal captain continues to attract interest but the Premier League leaders are unwilling to sell

Manchester City striker Stevan Jovetic could make his awaited return from injury in the League Cup semi-final second leg against West Ham

West Ham v Manchester City: Fringe duo Stevan Jovetic and Jack Rodwell could make return in Capital One Cup

Both Jovetic and Rodwell have been hampered by injury this season meaning they have missed the majority of City's impressive run of form

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West Ham v Manchester City: Sam Allardyce plays for pride in Capital One Cup, but really wants new players

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Rene Meulensteen said he would not comment on Ravel Morrison 'because it is going to get me into trouble'

Arsenal v Fulham: Cottagers already have squad capable of survival claims Rene Meulensteen, despite making move for Ravel Morrison

Fulham are being investigated over claims of tapping up the West Ham player

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Transfer news: West Ham ready to sell Fulham target Ravel Morrison for £10m - reports

Hammers midfielder wanted by Fulham and Cardiff City

Ravel Morrison was coached by Rene Meulensteen at Manchester United

Transfer news: West Ham deny Ravel Morrison is on strike, but admit the Fulham 'target' could leave

The England Under-21 midfielder is wanted by Fulham and Cardiff

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Transfer news: West Ham reportedly in talks to sign Southampton striker Rickie Lambert

England striker could be on his way out at St Mary's

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Transfer news: West Ham tie Carlton Cole to new contract

The striker was released by the club at the end of last season but returned in October

Transfer news: West Ham make official complaint after Fulham move in on Ravel Morrison

Cottagers boss Rene Muelensteen gave details of Fulham's bid for the youngster after last night's FA Cup match

Transfer news: Crystal Palace and QPR line up Carlton Cole after West Ham United deal ends - reports

Former England striker looks set to stay in the capital

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