Afternoon Report: January 26



Wayne Rooney says he is relishing this weekend's big FA Cup meeting with Liverpool as he believes the Red Devils are back to their best.

United have beaten both Manchester City and Arsenal in their last two away games going into Saturday's 4th Round clash at Anfield.

Manchester City have decided not to appeal against Mario Balotelli's four match after he appeared to stamp on Scot Parker on Sunday.

Elsewhere, Tottenham assistant manager Kevin Bond has revealed Harry Redknapp will be in the dugout for Friday's FA Cup tie at Watford.


QPR have completed the signing of Manchester City defender Nedum Onuoha on a four-and-a-half year contract. (Telegraph)

Bolton have confirmed the £2.5m signing of New York Red Bulls defender Tim Ream - a direct replacement for Gary Cahill. (ESPN)

Liverpool are the latest club to be linked with a move for Napoli and Uruguay international Edinson Cavani. (Footie Bunker)

Chelsea and Inter Milan are chasing 17-year-old Chilean defender Igor Lichnovsky, according to the player's agent. (Sky Sports)

And finally, Arsenal are leading the chase for Southampton defender Luke Shaw - also a target for Manchester United. (Give Me Football)

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