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Regional Paper Talk: Spurs chase Coentrao

Tottenham boss Andre Villas-Boas will make another bid to sign Real Madrid's Fabio Coentrao in January and Jermain Defoe still loves West Ham.

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Fabio Coentrao: Still wanted by Spurs

Fabio Coentrao: Still wanted by Spurs

LONDON EVENING STANDARD

Andre Villas-Boas wants Tottenham to make another attempt to sign Fabio Coentrao in January.

Jose Mourinho has admitted that managing Chelsea is giving him sleepless nights.

Queens Park Rangers midfielder Shaun Derry has had talks with Notts County over the manager's job.

Millwall are trying to tie up a loan move for Justin Hoyte, which could lead to a permanent deal in January.

MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS

Manuel Pellegrini says Joe Hart has accepted being benched at Man City.

Mexican striker Javier Hernandez is vital to Manchester United, manager David Moyes has said ahead of the Real Sociedad game.

LIVERPOOL ECHO

Liverpool striker Luis Suarez says: "I feel part of things at Liverpool. It is my home. I am comfortable here"

Daniel Sturridge is desperate for Luis Suarez to remain at Liverpool in the long-term so their partnership can continue to flourish.

Roberto Martinez believes there is 'something special' in the Everton dressing room.

NEWCASTLE CHRONICLE

Argentine star Fabricio Coloccini could be ready to bolster Newcastle United defence's for their trip to White Hart Lane on Sunday.

THE JOURNAL

Sunderland have decided against appealing Lee Cattermole's red card against Hull City.

Newcastle United forward Sylvain Marveaux has been out of action due to injury but is understood to be wanted by a number of clubs

SUNDERLAND ECHO

Gus Poyet wants consistently good performances from Sunderland - but says he will accept erratic displays just so long as the team picks up points.

BIRMINGHAM MAIL

Ashley Westwood says Aston Villa deserve more credit after coming through a tough start to the season.

Jesse Lingard set to return to St Andrew's to bolster Birmingham's forward line.

Shane Long will benefit from Crystal Palace outing says WBA boss Steve Clarke.

Saido Berahino is Gareth McAuley's tip for the top at West Brom.

EXPRESS & STAR

West Brom defender Gareth McAuley today backed veteran full-back Steven Reid to be ready to come in from the cold in Saturday's Premier League game at Chelsea.

THE SENTINEL

Asmir Begovic has admitted for the first time that Manchester City were indeed close to signing him last season.

NEWHAM RECORDER

Tottenham striker Jermain Defoe says he still loves former club West Ham - despite his acrimonious departure from Upton Park 10 years ago.

FULHAM CHRONICLE

Alex Kacaniklic has ruled out a loan move away from Fulham and has set his sights on a spot in Martin Jol's starting XI.

SOUTH LONDON PRESS

Dean Moxey has backed Ian Holloway's admission that the drastic overhaul of the playing squad did lose the togetherness in the playing ranks that was so crucial to the club's promotion.

SOUTH WALES EVENING POST

Swansea City's Jonjo Shelvey could face disciplinary action after appearing to gesture 'swim away' at Cardiff City fans.

WALES ONLINE

Cardiff City have refused to accept a fine after the melee that ensued at the end of their Premier League clash with Norwich City.

THE PINK UN

Norwich City have been fined £20,000 after admitting an FA charge of failing to control their players against Cardiff last month.

THE DAILY ECHO

Jose Fonte is backing Southampton's fringe players to secure the club a home quarter-final against Chelsea.

HULL DAILY MAIL

Jaje Livermore won't allow himself to think about gate-crashing England's World Cup squad - even if Andros Townsend has shown anything is possible during the build-up to Brazil.

YORKSHIRE EVENING POST

Scotland boss Gordon Strachan admits Leeds United top-scorer Ross McCormack is 'unlucky' to receive a surprise Tartan friendly snub.

NOTTINGHAM POST

Notts County have held talks with Shaun Derry over the vacant manager's job.

LANCASHIRE TELEGRAPH

Blackburn Rovers and Blackpool have each been fined £5,000 after accepting an FA charge of failing to control their players in last month's fiery Lancashire derby draw at Bloomfield Road.

Managing director Derek Shaw insists Blackburn Rovers will not jeopardise a potential promotion bid by cashing in on their best players to ease the club's financial burden.

Burnley boss Sean Dyche believes he has enough quality in the Clarets camp to keep the squad competitive.

THE BOLTON NEWS

Dougie Freedman insists he is not searching for superstars as he bids to bolster his Bolton squad before the end of November.

EVENING GAZETTE

Crystal Palace have stepped up their interest in Middlesbrough boss target Aitor Karanka.

READING POST

Reading have been handed a major fitness boost ahead of Saturday's game against QPR by the return to full training of Danny Williams.

THE ARGUS

Brighton will have to wing it without Will Buckley against Blackburn at The Amex this Saturday.

EVENING TIMES

Derk Boerrigter as declared himself fit to face former club Ajax tomorrow - and the Celtic ace can't wait to prove a point.

Disgruuntled Rangers fans are set to pile the pressure on the under-fire Ibrox board.

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think all those names linked to United exits make sense. Kagawa has never really looked like hitting the form he had at Dortmund and Fellaini is radioactive after last season (even though I think he's been unfairly singled out for criticism). Nani and Anderson have had more than their fair share of chances so they are done, and Hernandez deserves better than warming a bench.

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e'll be off to Spurs (or better) in January and I don't blame him. Looking forward to re-signing Grant Holt as his replacement though.

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