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Tottenham is considering a move to sign Lukas Podolski after giving up on hiring Emmanuel Adebayor permanently, the Daily Mail reported.
Arsenal and Lazio have also been linked with the Germany forward, who has nine goals in 11 league games for Cologne this season, the Mail said.
The Blues’ 2-1 home loss to Liverpool left them 12 points behind Premier League leader Manchester City.
Tevez, who is in Argentina after falling out with City, would need to show he is mentally ready to play, the Mirror cited Milan assistant coach Mauro Tassotti as saying.
Blackburn, which is 19th of 20 teams in the league, drew 3- 3 with last-placed Wigan at the weekend.
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