From the Back Pages, January 30: Luiz could become latest Chelsea favourite to see Jose’s axe with Pep’s Bayern looming

Bayern Munich will revive their interest in a deal for Chelsea’s David Luiz this summer. Coach Pep Guardiola had flirted with the idea of bringing in Thiago Silva from Paris Saint-Germain but accepts there are too many obstacles in the way of that particular deal. (Daily Mail)
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PARIS SAINT-GERMAIN have completed the signing of Newcastle midfielder Yohan Cabaye in a £19m deal. (The Express)

Tottenham 1, Manchester City 5: These are the sort of tests that champions pass. Tottenham Hotspur had entered rejuvenated and unbeaten in the Premier League under Tim Sherwood, and determined to make a statement of their own in the race for Champions League football. Manchester City, though, never looked like doing anything other than win and so extend their unbeaten run in all competitions to 20 matches and jump to the top of the table. (The Guardian)

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Jose Mourinho blew his top as West Ham produced the fight of their lives to put a major dent in Chelsea’s title challenge. (The Mirror)

Khaldoon al-Mubarak, the Manchester City chairman, spoke of a “renewed sense of confidence for the future” today with the club appearing on course to comply with Uefa’s Financial Fair Play rules. (The Times)

After starving their home crowd of joy for much of the season, Villa repaid at least part of the deficit by winning a West Midlands derby as exciting as many would have witnessed. Six goals made turning out on a dreadful night worthwhile even before half-time, after Albion had gone two goals in front only to have their efforts overturned. A penalty, won and converted by Christian Benteke 19 minutes into the second half, provided Villa with only a third home win of the season. (The Independent)

Sunderland 1 Stoke City 0: Adam Johnson continues his mission to single-handedly fire his side to Premier League against 10-man Stoke. (The Telegraph)