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Stoke could make another bid to sign former Manchester United striker Mame Biram Diouf in January, while Andre Wisdom is set to join Derby.

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LONDON EVENING STANDARD

After two tough seasons, Fulham forward Darren Bent senses his fortunes are changing.

Chelsea are confident striker Samuel Eto'o is now ready to make a major impact in the Premier League after finally scoring his first goal for the club.

West Ham manager Sam Allardyce, desperate to add some firepower to his team, was today hoping to hear positive news on striker Andy Carroll's return from injury.

MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS

Manuel Pellegrini used a little white lie to rev up his City aces at West Ham - telling them title rivals United had just won!

The stars of Manchester United gave Saturday morning shoppers a surprise this weekend when the entire squad ventured out for a gentle pre-match stroll.

LIVERPOOL ECHO

Steven Gerrard admits his delight at scoring his 100th Premier League goal was tempered by the frustration of Liverpool's failure to beat 10-man Newcastle United.

Steven Pienaar's timely return will help Everton control games more effectively, insists Tim Howard.

NEWCASTLE CHRONICLE

Fabricio Coloccini is out of this weekend's Tyne-Wear derby. Alan Pardew has wasted no time in ruling out the Argentine defender and will instead look to Steven Taylor to fill the void left by Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa following his red card against Liverpool.

THE JOURNAL

Newcastle United have offered Paul Dummett a new contract.

SUNDERLAND ECHO

John O'Shea insists Sunderland realise the size of their task to avoid the drop after admitting the Black Cats are currently a soft touch for their Premier League rivals.

BIRMINGHAM MAIL

Paul Lambert reckoned Villa's latest Villa Park defeat to Tottenham was a lot closer than previous setbacks in terms of scoreline and performance.

EXPRESS & STAR

Albion boss Steve Clarke today called on referees to give summer signing Stephane Sessegnon extra protection.

Paul Lambert today insisted he was never going to risk Christian Benteke's fitness and rush him back for Villa.

THE SENTINEL

Mark Hughes will make another bid to sign former Manchester United striker Mame Biram Diouf in the January transfer window. That's the claim of one media source

Mark Hughes insists there is nothing inevitable about Asmir Begovic's departure from Stoke City.

FULHAM CHRONICLE

Fulham boss Martin Jol is weighing up whether to restore Maarten Stekelenburg to the starting XI for Monday night's trip to Crystal Palace.

Fulham manager Martin Jol has challenged his players to prove they are worthy of a World Cup spot.

SOUTH WALES EVENING POST

Leon Britton insisted Saturday's win against Sunderland has set up Swansea City for a vital part of their season.

THE DAILY ECHO

Mauricio Pochettino insists that Rickie Lambert remains a key part of his plans despite dropping him for the first time.

Mauricio Pochettino declared "the sky's the limit" for his soaraway Saints after their draw at Manchester United.

HULL DAILY MAIL

Yannick Sagbo has pledged to make up for lost time with Hull City after firing his first goal in English football.

YORKSHIRE EVENING POST

Leeds United banished the blues with a barnstorming defeat of Birmingham City, prompting a delighted Brian McDermott to demand more of the same from his rejuvenated team.

DERBY TELEGRAPH

Derby County are set to sign Liverpool and England Under-21 defender Andre Wisdom on loan.

BLACKPOOL GAZETTE

Alex Rae was delighted to win his first game in charge of the Seasiders, even though he left the stadium with earache! Pool's assistant boss was in constant contact with suspended manager Paul Ince via youth team boss Richie Kyle, an earpiece and a mobile phone.

EVENING GAZETTE

Tony Mowbray reported for work as normal this morning. Saturday's 3-2 defeat at Barnsley has increased pressure on the Boro boss and led to speculation that Steve Gibson may decide to make a managerial change.

THE ARGUS

Brighton are closing in on Dexter Blackstock as the latest loan addition to their injury-hit strike force.

EVENING TIMES

Neil Lennon has denied Celtic must win against Ajax tomorrow night to have any chance of qualifying for the last 16 of the Champions League.

Rangers goal hero Nicky Clark today warned his Ibrox team-mates they must expect more tough away days as they pursue a "perfect season".

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