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The midfielder joins from Brighton

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Cameron Jerome of Crystal Palace scores with his head

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Palace record second win in as many games while the former Arsenal striker scores in consecutive matches

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Transfer news: Liverpool goalkeeper Jose Reina repeats desire to join Barcelona

The Spaniard is currently on loan with Napoli

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho reacts during his side's 3-1 win over Southampton on Sunday

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Sheffield Wednesday’s Connor Wickham (second left) scored both goals in the defeat of Leicester

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Leicester City saw their three-point lead in the Championship evaporate as they were beaten by managerless Sheffield Wednesday at Hillsborough while Queen's Park Rangers won 3-0 over Bournemouth. On a dramatic evening the bottom three clubs – Wednesday, Barnsley and Yeovil – all won, two of them having sacked their managers at the weekend.

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Kompany has been out of action for 10 weeks but could return to lead City as they attempt to replicate their home form on their travels

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Premier League: Four things we learned over the weekend - Arsenal are title material; the loan system works for Everton; Prince William likes football; Tony Pulis must rely on Crystal Palace home comforts

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They can stop asking the question in the Match of the Day studio. Yes, Arsenal are on course to take the title. Their win at Cardiff, whose fans proved with Aaron Ramsey that you don’t have to be vile to a returning footballer, put them over the 30-point mark with a third of the season gone. Only three Premier League clubs (Newcastle in 1995-96, Chelsea and Liverpool in 2008-09) have made better starts and not won the league. The Premier League is won from the front. Only twice in the last 10 seasons have the eventual winners not been leading after 13 games.

Paul Lambert and Gus Poyet look on during the Aston Villa v Sunderland Premier League encounter

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