Arsenal and Spurs to battle for Alexandre Pato as backup for Giroud or Soldado? Transfer gossip from today’s papers
Comment: Roy Hodgson knows goalkeepers are different – and will stand by Manchester City stopper Joe Hart
There must have been times, as he watched Manchester United tear Fulham to shreds on Saturday, when Martin Jol wondered if he perhaps should have taken the opportunity to be Alex Ferguson’s assistant; then he, rather than David Moyes, might have been purring at the performances of Wayne Rooney and Robin van Persie.
Three things we learnt at the weekend: Lee Cattermole is not a changed man, Crystal Palace in trouble and Hammer horror
No change, LeeSo much for Lee Cattermole’s fresh start. A week after claiming he was “a changed man”, the Sunderland midfielder picked up the seventh Premier League red card of his career in the 1-0 defeat at Hull to move into joint second place on the all-time list of shame – ahead of Vinnie Jones and level with Roy Keane, but one behind renowned hardmen Richard Dunne, Patrick Vieira and Duncan Ferguson.