Harry Redknapp said Mario Balotelli should not have been on the pitch to score the winner following his sides 3-2 defeat at the Etihad Stadium.
Arsene Wenger has admitted last night's loss to Manchester United was a game Arsenal could not afford to lose, with the Gunners staying 5th.
Elsewhere, Kenny Dalglish slammed his players following their shock 3-1 loss at Bolton, accusing his side of disrespecting both club's traditions.
Manchester United, Tottenham and Arsenal have been alerted to the availability of Jan Vertonghen, who looks set to leave Ajax. (Metro)
Liverpool are being linked with a move to sign Rangers striker Nikica Jelavic as Kenny Dalglish looks to bolster his attack. (The Scotsman)
With Daniele De Rossi set to stay at Roma, Manchester City could make an attempt to sign Newcastle midfielder Chiek Tiote. (Fox Sports)
Andre Villas-Boas has admitted his interest in Shakhtar Donetsk's Brazilian playmaker Willian - but has ruled out a January move. (Guardian)