Gunners favorite to land Draxler

Each day we’ll bring you the very latest tabloid rumors as the biggest clubs around splash the cash to bolster their rosters. True or not, they’re always entertaining…

Martin Jol was axed as Fulham boss last night after his first contact with owner Shahid Khan in two months.

Stuart Pearce is ready to bounce back into management with Sheffield Wednesday.

David Moyes is in no rush to open contract talks with Wayne Rooney after the Manchester United striker scored twice at Spurs.

Celtic are interested in signing Huddersfield striker James Vaughan in January.

Andre Villas-Boas saw his Tottenham side grab a draw against Manchester United then told his critics: "Show me some respect".

It was a dramatic day for managerial departures yesterday, Martin Jol shown the door – as expected – at Fulham while Sheffield Wednesday sacked Dave Jones and Owen Coyle surprisingly left Wigan.

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers insists the Reds must buy in January after claiming his small squad is to blame for defeat at Hull.

Leeds want Chelsea’s England Under-21 cap Nathan Chalobah at the end of his current loan deal with Championship rivals Nottingham Forest.

Blackpool boss Paul Ince wants to extend defender Tyler Blackett’s loan from Manchester United.

Blackpool are keen to keep Newcastle midfielder Dan Gosling, but face competition from Bournemouth.

Andre Villas-Boas launched a stunning attack on his critics yesterday after Tottenham’s 2-2 home draw with Manchester United.

Martin Jol was finally sacked by Fulham yesterday after the club’s dismal start to the season.

Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini has dismissed talk of in-form Sergio Aguero heading to Real Madrid in January.

Former Aston Villa manager John Gregory is set to be appointed manager of League One Crawley Town.

Rene Meulensteen yesterday took Martin Jol’s job at Fulham just 18 days after arriving to help him save it.

Andre Villas-boas said he deserved "some respect" after Tottenham’s 2-2 draw with Manchester United.

Arsenal have emerged as favourites to sign Chelsea and Manchester United target Julian Draxler from Schalke.

Fuming Andre Villas-Boas hit back at his critics yesterday in an amazing attack.

Rene Meulensteen was last night asked to save Fulham’s season after Martin Jol was finally axed.

Andre Villas-Boas claimed he deserves more respect as he railed against what he believes is a sinister agenda to undermine him.

Five months after buying Fulham, Shahid Khan has sacked his first Premier League manager, relieving Martin Jol of his duties.

Andre Villas-Boas hit back at criticism from former Tottenham Hotspur chairman Alan Sugar after yesterday’s 2-2 draw with Manchester United.

In the end, Martin Jol’s stay of execution lasted only 180 minutes.

Rene Meulensteen denied stabbing Martin Jol in the back last night after replacing his fellow Dutchman as the manager of Fulham.

Andre Villas-Boas made an extraordinary plea for more respect yesterday.

Martin Jol was dismissed yesterday as Fulham manager and replaced immediately by Rene Meulensteen.

Arsenal are planning a January move for West Brom midfielder Youssouf Mulumbu.