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Paper Talk: Arsenal wanted Chelsea star

Wenger was interested in Eden Hazard (©GettyImages)
Wenger was interested in Eden Hazard (©GettyImages).

Daily Telegraph

Arsene Wenger tried to sign Eden Hazard from Lille last summer but backed out after big-spending Chelsea and Manchester City moved in for the Belgian forward.

Daily Star

Roy Hodgson is considering handing Arsenal fullback Carl Jenkinson a shock England call-up for England's World Cup qualifiers this month.

Metro

France international Hugo Lloris has demanded showdown talks with manager Andre Villas-Boas after Brad Friedel started Tottenham's most recent Capital One Cup tie against Carlisle.

The Times

Manchester City forward John Guidetti has rubbished reports that he claimed to have been bullied and spat at by senior players at the Etihad Stadium.

Daily Mirror

Arsenal and Liverpool target Michel Vorm has committed his future to Swansea by signing a contract extension until 2016.

Daily Mail

Sir Alex Ferguson admits Manchester United are having a "hard time" with injuries to key defenders but hopes one or two could return in the next two weeks.

Stoke boss Tony Pulis wants Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic banned for three matches after accusing the Serbian of diving during their match on Saturday.

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Carlisle United
Swansea City
Liverpool

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