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Swansea City striker Michu is poised to join Anzhi Mahkachkala this week, reports Alan Nixon of the Sunday People.
The Spanish forward is on the verge of a return to action after injury, and he is viewed by the Russian club as an answer to their faltering league form, claims Nixon.
The Russian transfer window shuts on Monday night, notes the article.
Former Swansea manager Michael Laudrup will demand an extra £1 million in compensation if the club avoids relegation this season, reports Charlie Wyett of The Sun on Sunday (subscription required).
UEFA president Michel Platini is demanding an end to the ruling which sees a player sent off, banned and concede a penalty at the same time in matches, reports David Hyde of the Daily Star Sunday.
Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny and Manchester City defender Martin Demichelis both fell victim to the ruling in the Champions League this week, but Platini is quoted as saying:
All the technical committees of UEFA and FIFA are against this but when it has gone to the International Board it doesn’t change.
Arsene Wenger said the referee killed the game but the referee has to respect this stupid rule.
Norwich City will sack manager Chris Hughton if they lose to Tottenham on Sunday and turn their attention to Celtic boss Neil Lennon, reports Dave Kidd of the Sunday People.