Arsenal's Ivorian striker Gervinho (R) could be on his way out of the club after Marseille confirm their interest

Gervinho moves closer to Arsenal exit after Marseille confirm their interest

Ivory Coast forward could be on his way out of the Emirates with Marseille a likely destination

Kolo Touré has been at City since 2009

Liverpool swoop for Manchester City defender Kolo Toure

Brendan Rodgers eager to conclude transfer business early

Kolo Toure looks set to join Liverpool on a free transfer after his contract expires with Manchester City

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Andre Villas-Boas is confident of having the midfielder Tom Huddlestone fit for Tottenham’s pursuit of a Champions League place.

Norwich players are furious after the final whistle at Arsenal

Alex Tettey urges Norwich to put heartache of controversial Arsenal defeat behind them

Next up for Chris Hughton's side is Reading

Moreno of Benfica scores the equaliser against Newcastle in Portugal last night after Papiss Cissé put the visitors ahead

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Ricky van Wolfswinkel

£8m arrival Ricky van Wolfswinkel backs Norwich manager Chris Hughton

The 24-year-old Netherlands international is set to join up with the Canaries on 1 July

Hot prospect Serge Gnabry pictured against Inter Milan in the last 16 round

Europe is the word: NextGen series hots up as Arsenal look to make it three English teams in the last four

The competition’s format allows younger players to adapt to different styles of the game on a competitive basis. Senior midfielders Abou Diaby and Mikel Arteta wish they had experienced the same.

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Israel 3 Portugal 3 match report: Last minute goal from Fabio Coentrao saves Portugal from defeat against Israel

The nations were inseparable before the game, both holding seven points

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Dismissal came after power struggle swung back to Rovers' 'global adviser'

Jonathan de Guzman netted a second half double as Swansea warmed up for their midweek cup date against Chelsea

Swansea midfielder Jonathan de Guzman called up for Netherlands friendly

Midfielder rewarded for recent displays

Brian McDermott

Brian McDermott wants Reading to make more signings this January

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Aaron Lennon 'deserves a special mention' says Tottenham team-mate Scott Parker

Winger has been outstanding in recent matches

Manchester United winger Nani

Arsenal linked with £20m swoop for Manchester United winger Nani

Portugal international could replace Theo Walcott

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