Regional Paper Talk: Zaha not for sale

Wilfried Zaha's England call-up has strengthened Crystal Palace's resolve not to sell their star in January, while Leeds want Cameron Jerome.

Last Updated: 13/11/12 at 15:09 Post Comment

Wilfried Zaha: Palace reluctant to sell in-demand youngster

Wilfried Zaha: Palace reluctant to sell in-demand youngster


William Gallas has warned Tottenham they have a serious fight on their hands to secure a top four finish after a third consecutive domestic defeat.

Crystal Palace co-owner Stephen Browett says Wilfried Zaha's England call‑up has strengthened the club's resolve that their star man is not for sale in January.

Graeme Souness has ruled himself out of the running for the vacant Scotland manager's job.

Cristiano Ronaldo was set to have tests in hospital today after "losing the vision in both his eyes" following an elbow in the face during Real Madrid's win over Levante.

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger fears his players will all be risking burnout while away on international duty this week.

Petr Cech is confident Chelsea will cope in the absence of skipper John Terry.

Santi Cazorla believes it is wrong that Arsenal team-mate Mikel Arteta has never been selected for the senior Spain squad.


Alex Kacaniklic hailed Dimitar Berbatov after the Bulgarian's brace earned Fulham a point at Arsenal on Saturday.

Petr Cech says the Premier League title is between Chelsea and the two Manchester clubs - and that nobody else will get a look-in.


Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has all but guaranteed Villa Park hero Javier Hernandez a place in his starting XI against Norwich.

Roberto Mancini has warned Manchester City's Premier League rivals his team has recaptured their title-winning spirit.


Everton Tom Molyneux, 18, was taken to hospital WITH 'minor injuries' after being involved in a motorway crash.

Glen Johnson hailed Liverpool's fighting spirit after they rallied to force a 1-1 draw against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.

Brendan Rodgers praised Liverpool's "survival instincts" after they recorded a battling draw at Chelsea - and then reiterated his desire to add to his squad in the January transfer window.

Luis Suarez sent "hugs" on Twitter to John Terry after the Chelsea captain was injured against Liverpool.

Steven Gerrard is expected to be passed fit to win his 100th England cap having joined up with the national side.

Nikica Jelavic can become one of the Premier League most prolific marksmen this season, says Everton team-mate Steven Pienaar.

Kevin Mirallas will undergo a scan early this week on the hamstring injury which forced him off during Everton win over Sunderland.

David Moyes believes Everton can match the ambition of Marouane Fellaini.

Fellaini said Everton's weekend win was down to David Moyes' tactical switch, rather than his own performance.


Davide Santon offered Newcastle fans a simple message after the Magpies crashed to defeat against West Ham: "We owe you one."

Alan Pardew believes that the return of Cheick Tiote next weekend against Swansea can re-ignite Newcastle's campaign.

Pardew has ordered his team to give the Toon Army something to feed off after their lacklustre start against West Ham.

Sunderland's Steven Fletcher and Phil Bardsley have pulled out of the Scotland squad for this week's friendly against Luxembourg.

Stephane Sessegnon believes Adam Johnson's first Sunderland goal will prove the catalyst in the winger's Wearside career.


An emotional Kevin Nolan thanked Newcastle's supporters for giving him an "unbelievable" reception on his return to St James' Park.

Sunderland can take great confidence from their third defeat in a week-and-a-half even though they should have beaten Everton, according to Martin O'Neill.

Carlos Cuellar believes Sunderland have found the right way to play after a heartening but ultimately fruitless trip to Goodison Park.


Kemy Agustien could make his first Premier League start of the season for Swansea at Newcastle on Saturday, with Ki Sung-Yueng likely to be ruled out with a hamstring injury.


Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert says he is both 'gutted' and 'proud' as his relatively inexperienced team look to move on from their defeat to Manchester United.

Birmingham boss Lee Clark sees a point at Blackburn as another sign his squad is on the right road.

DR Congo international Youssouf Mulumbu has tweeted that he won't play against Burkina Faso but is hoping to be fit for Chelsea.

Steve Clarke says the fact his players want to play through injury shows they have real desire, drive and dedication.


Stephen Ward has paid tribute to Wolves' "amazing" fans after their stirring part in the comeback against Brighton.

James Morrison has told West Brom to forget about Europe until they have reached their 40-point safety target.

West Brom keeper Ben Foster is set to return to training this week with boss Steve Clarke thanking Hawthorns medics for giving him a headache.

Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert believes the club's supporters understand the need for patience and will give his young stars the time to blossom.


Leeds will renew their efforts to sign Stoke's Cameron Jerome this week as they face up to the cost of a 6-1 thrashing at the hands of Watford.

American millionaire Preston Haskell has emerged as a late rival to GFH Capital as the Dubai-based private equity firm edges ever closer to a takeover of Leeds.


Jack Cork insists that the entire Saints squad are behind Nigel Adkins and will continue to give their all for him.


Recalled goalkeeper Adam Federici was given a boost by keeping Reading's first clean sheet of the season against Norwich before admitting he has had "a tough time".


Charlie Adam says Stoke must use their hard-fought 1-0 win over QPR as a springboard for the rest of the season.


Roberto Martinez has admitted his concern over James McArthur's dead leg that is showing no signs of improvement.


Bolton's debt rose to £136.5million last year.

Dougie Freedman will be reviewing the use of social media in his Bolton squad following further problems encountered by Marvin Sordell on Twitter.


Henning Berg has called for his Blackburn Rovers side to start building some momentum - after admitting "a little extra quality" is needed to turn draws into wins.

Sean Dyche declared his first full week as Burnley boss a positive one, despite it ending in defeat at Ipswich Town.


Celtic fear Gary Hooper and James Forrest could miss the crucial Champions League clash with Benfica next week.

Walter Smith hopes to play his part in rebuilding Rangers after making a sensational return to Ibrox.

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