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Video: Simon Rice talks through Arsenal's draw in the last 16 of the Champions League

Sandro (#30) of Tottenham Hotspur puts the ball into his own net after a shot by Alvaro Negredo of Manchester City

Tottenham v Manchester City: Tim Sherwood believes watching replay of 6-0 mauling could 'scare' Spurs players

Spurs were thrashed when they played at the Etihad earlier this season

Juan Mata (right) and David Moyes arrive at Carrington training complex on Monday

Transfer news: Manchester United are so big, we can buy top players even without Champions League pull, claims David Moyes

Juan Mata was convinced to join from Chelsea despite no guarantee the Red Devils will qualify for Europe's premier competition

Lewis Holtby could leave Tottenham Hotspur
Manchester City's match-winner Alvaro Negredo (top) celebrates with his fellow goalscorer Vincent Kompany at the Etihad

Tottenham v Manchester City: Vincent Kompany warns City team-mates against complacency ahead of Spurs clash

City are favourites to win the title race although their away form will face a test against a resurgent Spurs side on Wednesday

Newcastle manager Alan Pardew expects another PSG bid for Yohan Cabaye

Transfer news: Newcastle reach agreement with PSG over Yohan Cabaye move

French league champions had seen a £14m bid rejected but appear to have made a breakthrough in negotiations to open personal terms with the French midfielder

Newcastle manager Alan Pardew expects another PSG bid for Yohan Cabaye

Transfer news: Newcastle's Alan Pardew braced for battle with PSG over Yohan Cabaye

Having seen Andy Carroll join Liverpool for £35m at the 11th hour back in 2011, Alan Pardew knows just how unpredictable the last day of the January transfer window can be. So it was no surprise that the Newcastle United manager was not exactly sanguine about his prospects of holding on to the club’s star midfielder Yohan Cabaye this week in the face of sustained interest from Paris Saint-Germain.

Brendan Rodgers will meet mentor Jose Mourinho for the first time on Sunday

Liverpool v Everton: Brendan Rodgers wary of weakened teams for Merseyside derby

The sides meet in the Premier League at Anfield on Tuesday

Juan Mata was presented as a Manchester United player on the same day as the return to training of Robin van Persie and Wayne Rooney

Manchester United v Cardiff: Juan Mata unveiling comes on the same day that Wayne Rooney and Robin van Persie return to training

There was more than one reason why David Moyes was all smiles as he sat alongside Mata at his first press conference since joining the club

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Transfer news: Hugo Lloris could leave Tottenham Hotspur if they fail to finish inside top four - reports

French keeper could quit the club if they fail to reach Champions League

Transfer news: Manchester United reject Paris Saint-Germain offer for Adnan Januzaj - reports

Teenage winger not for sale according to United

Transfer news: It is in Arsene Wenger's 'nature' to complain says Jose Mourinho, as he confirms Juan Mata switch to Manchester United

Mata is expected to complete a £37m move later today - something that has aggrieved the Arsenal manager

Vanishing spray to be used in Champions League

Uefa confirm refs will use spray to mark 10 yards from free kicks from next season if trials are successful

Romelu Lukaku decided to shave off his locks of hair ahead of Monday's fixture with West Brom

FA Cup: Stevenage v Everton match preview

A look ahead to this week’s FA Cup fixture at Broadhall Way

Sir Alex Ferguson looks less than impressed during Manchester United's League Cup defeat to Sunderland

Michael Carrick expected to miss a month for Manchester United - making Juan Mata signing all the more crucial

The midfielder came off injured in the Capital One Cup exit to Sunderland

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