10 of the biggest football stories of the day:
1. Diego Costa will look to contest his charge for Stamping.
2. Daniel Sturridge appears ready to make a return to action this weekend.
3. Arsene Wenger believes Gabriel Paulista’s lack of English could cost Arsenal a few goals as the defender settles in.
4. Southampton’s James Ward-Prowse has offered the club a boost by signing a new contract.
5. Tottenham are looking to make a deal which will involve Aaron Lennon plus cash for Everton’s Kevin Mirallas.
6. Manchester City’s Fernando has been learning from Chelsea’s Nemanja Matic as he continues to adapt to the Premier League. (Mirror)
7. Atletico Madrid players presented Arda Turan with a boot birthday cake after the player threw his boot at a linesman. (Metro)
8. Leighton Baines will once again be in charge of penalties at Everton. (Telegraph)
9. Newcastle’s Interim Manager John Carver is in a bit of a bother with the Senegalese FA after being unable to track down Papiss Cisse. (Evening Chronicle)
10. Chelsea’s Willian is a huge fan of Michael Jackson and has seen the musical live more than 10 times. (The Sun)
5 Transfer Rumours that won’t go away:
1. Danny Ings – Burnley to Liverpool – Undisclosed
2. Juan Caudrado – Fiorentina to Chelsea – £23 Million
3. Yaya Toure – Manchester City to Inter Milan – Undisclosed
4. Andre Schurrle – Chelsea to Wolfsburg – £25 Million
5. Sami Khedira – Real Madrid to Trabzonspor – Undisclosed
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