Arsene Wenger is considering ditching his trusted 4-3-2-1 formation in an attempt to tighten up Arsenal's leaky defence. (Daily Mail)

The Gunners manager is toying with the idea of playing with five defenders, similar to the formation Roberto Mancini has tried to introduce at Manchester City this season.

QPR want to sign former Chelsea striker Nicolas Anelka from Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua to help them out of the Premier League relegation zone. (The Sun)

The Frenchman has not settled in the Far East since leaving Stamford Bridge last season, and would prefer another tilt at the Premier League.

Manchester City defender Aleksandar Kolarov insists his side are still the best team in England. (Manchester Evening News)

The Serbian utility man thinks that the recent win over Tottenham, and the bright performance, was a sign that the Blues are on the way back to their best.

Patrice Evra has stoked the derby rivalry by announcing Manchester City's Premier League title win, does not make them a better team than Manchester United. (Sky Sports)

Evra was a member of the United squad who lost the race for the top-flight trophy on a phenomenally dramatic final day of last season.

And finally, Tottenham assistant Steffen Freund claims the balance of power has shifted in north London since his days as a player at White Hart Lane. (Daily Star)

The German enjoyed five seasons with Spurs between 1998 and 2003 - during which they never finished above their rivals.

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