WE TAKE a look around the papers for the latest from Fulham, Chelsea, Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur, Sunderland, Cardiff City, Newcastle United, Manchester City, Rotherham, Barnsley and Bristol City.
THE SUN: Martin Jol has fined one of his Fulham players £500 for missing a penalty. But the Craven Cottage boss is now facing a dressing-room backlash. Also: Roman Abramovich is set to turn his back on 106 years of history and move Chelsea away from Stamford Bridge.
DAILY MAIL: Arsenal and Tottenham have united in an attempt to end the culture of hate which is scarring their north London rivalry.
DAILY MIRROR: Arsene Wenger is waving the white flag in the title race - after just seven games. Steve Bruce has been told he still has a long-term future as Sunderland boss - despite Niall Quinn stepping down as chairman last night.
Newcastle are to make another bid for Sochaux striker Modibo Maiga in January. The Mali international stalled over a move to St James Park in the summer.
Former Cardiff boss Dave Jones and ex-Rotherham and Barnsley manager Mark Robins are among the favourites for the vacant Bristol City managerial post.
DAILY EXPRESS: Arsenal’s crushed players were read the riot act and told to “look at yourselves in the mirror” by club quiet man Pat Rice after the derby defeat at Tottenham.
DAILY STAR: England have been warned to be on their guard every minute during their stay in Montenegro this week. Also: Disgraced striker Carlos Tevez was off to Argentina last night after a grilling from Manchester City officials.
THE GUARDIAN: Chelsea are to take what will be perceived as the first significant step towards leaving Stamford Bridge for a new 60,000-seat stadium, by seeking to buy back the freehold for the land on which their home of 106 years is built.
THE INDEPENDENT: Chelsea announced last night that they are taking the first major steps to building a new London stadium to rival Arsenal’s Emirates home, by buying back the freehold on their pitch and stadium from a supporters’ group. Also: Alan Shearer believes Andy Carroll has the ability to follow in his footsteps and became a regular choice for England and a “fearsome” centre-forward.
THE DAILY TELEGRAPH: Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur are to launch a jaunt investigation into Sunday’s north London derby in an attempt to identify and potentially ban fans who engaged in abusive chanting.
THE TIMES: Chelsea took the first steps towards leaving Stamford Bridge last night by announcing their intention to buy back the land underneath the stadium that has been for their home 106 years.