A round up of sporting headlines including news from Chelsea, Arsenal, Liverpool, Manchester United, QPR, Sunderland, Aston Villa and Tottenham.
DAILY MAIL: Champions City fire statement of intent to Chelsea as Aguero inspires emphatic comeback at Sunderland. Also: Unbeaten Chelsea hit top gear again as Hazard, Drogba and Remy ensure 24-year hoodoo at Bridge goes on for Spurs.
TELEGRAPH: Arsene Wenger says he has never known a player to settle into a new club as quickly as his match-winning Chilean striker Alexis Sanchez.
GUARDIAN: Liverpool’s players have joined forces to plead with captain Steven Gerrard, 34, not to leave at the end of this season.
DAILY MIRROR: Liverpool to start Anfield stadium expansion on Monday after resolving outstanding planning issues.
DAILY EXPRESS: Manchester United’s injury worries look set to be allayed with the return of Wayne Rooney. Also: Chris Smalling says Manchester United players are beginning to re-assess their targets for the season - in the belief they can actually challenge for the Premier League title.
DAILY MIRROR: Sevilla are monitoring Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata with a view to a January move for the 26-year-old. Also: AC Milan striker Giampaolo Pazzini, 30, is being offered to Premier League clubs - with Queens Park Rangers, Sunderland and Aston Villa all interested.
TALKSPORT: QPR winger Shaun Wright-Phillips, 33, could join his brother Bradley in America’s Major League Soccer when his contract ends.
METRO: Tottenham are set to beat Liverpool to the signing of Porto’s Colombian striker Jackson Martinez, 28, by offering Spanish forward Roberto Soldado, 29, in part-exchange.
SUN: AC Milan’s French forward M’Baye Niang, 19, has revealed how a dream move to Arsenal fell apart in 2012.