West Bromwich Albion have reportedly joined fellow Premier League side Crystal Palace in pursuit of Liverpool striker Christian Benteke.
Yet another fascinating round of Premier league provided more thrills and frills as Roberto Mancini's City joined neighbors Manchester United at the top of the table who were held by Stoke. Villas Boas' revolution at the Bridge picked up pace as Chelsea thumped a hapless Swansea side in a ruthless display while Spurs, Liverpool and Arsenal picked up valuable wins on the way.
It's a moment of truth for Aaron Ramsey to face, as he returns to the ground where Shawcross broke his leg. TheHardTackle previews the game between Stoke City and Arsenal.
Stoke City come down to The Emirates carrying along their beloved son, Ryan Shawcross. With the last meeting between the two fresh in everybody's mind, Arsenal have a point or two to prove this time.
United look to put the Rooney saga behind and get their first win away from home. Can they break their duck in the ever so hostile Britannia Stadium?