Afternoon report: November 1

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Sir Alex Ferguson singled out Nani for criticism after Manchester United's 5-4 defeat to Chelsea in the Capital One Cup. The Portuguese winger gave the ball away in the dying moments, allowing Chelsea to grab a crucial equaliser.

Arsene Wenger is desperate for Theo Walcott to stay with the Gunners. The Arsenal boss promised to sit down with his finance minister after Walcott' stunning display against Reading on Tuesday evening.

Roberto Di Matteo has said his side's 5-4 victory was justice after last Sunday's defeat to Manchester United. The Chelsea boss felt their 3-2 loss last weekend was heavily influenced by the officials.

David Silva has returned to first-team training after recovering from a hamstring injury. But the Manchester City star is unlikely to be risked against West Ham on Saturday, as Roberto Mancini looks ahead to a crunch Champions League fixture against Ajax.

Tottenham Hotspur have reportedly made an enquiry about Barcleona winger Alexis Sanchez. The Chilean international has struggled to get a game at the Nou Camp, and has been linked with a move away in the January transfer window.

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