What the papers say
A look at what is making the back-page headlines in today's national newspapers.
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THE SUN ON SUNDAY
Nicolas Anelka faces an FA probe after being accused of making a neo-Nazi racist salute.
Joe Hart needed six stitches after suffering a sickening cut eye during his heroic performance against Crystal Palace.
Malky Mackay faces six months out of football because of his forthcoming legal war with Cardiff owner Vincent Tan.
Joe Hart was bloody and brilliant as Manchester City hit the top of the Premier League.
Tottenham will resume their attempts to recruit Louis van Gaal.
DAILY STAR SUNDAY
Manuel Pellegrini had one eye on the Premier League title last night - and praised keeper Joe Hart for his performance after cutting his left one in a gruesome incident at the Etihad.
Cardiff City's bid to land Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as their new boss is under threat - from Sir Alex Ferguson.
Tottenham's top managerial choice is Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone.
Ashley Cole could be heading for a stunning move to Spanish giants Real Madrid.
Nicolas Anelka was at the centre of an international race row last night after appearing to celebrate his two goals at West Ham with an anti-Semitic salute.
MAIL ON SUNDAY
Controversial striker Nicolas Anelka is to be the subject of a Football Association investigation after allegations that he used an anti-Semitic gesture to celebrate his first goal in West Bromwich Albion's 3-3 Premier League draw at West Ham yesterday.
Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata is the man most likely to join Arsenal in the January transfer window to help support Olivier Giroud up front.
THE SUNDAY TIMES
Nicolas Anelka, the West Bromwich Albion striker, was last night facing a storm of controversy in France for making a "race-hate" gesture at Upton Park to celebrate the first of his two goals in his club's 3-3 draw against West Ham United in the Premier League.
Giles Clarke, the chairman of the England and Wales Cricket Board, has confirmed he wants and expects Andy Flower to remain as England's team director through to the next World Cup and home Ashes series in 2015.
THE SUNDAY TELEGRAPH
Nicolas Anelka is under investigation by the Football Association for a gesture which was last night condemned by the French Sports Minister as a "shocking disgusting" display of anti-semitism.
Welsh rugby will be plunged further into crisis this week when the four regions refuse to sign a continuation of their participation agreement with the Welsh Rugby Union.
INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY
Nicolas Anelka faces an investigation by the Football Association after he made a gesture when he scored for West Bromwich Albion yesterday that has been interpreted as being anti-Semitic or anti-Zionist.
Jose Mourinho has dismissed Luis Suarez's infamous biting of Branislav Ivanovic last season, saying that "everyone makes mistakes" and refusing to fuel the feud between the two clubs over the incident which earned the Uruguayan a 10-match ban.
Nicolas Anelka could face a Football Association charge for his controversial goal celebration during yesterday's 3-3 draw with West Ham.
Manchester City were indebted to a battling performance from Joe Hart as they climbed to the top of the Premier League for the first time this season with a narrow 1-0 victory over Crystal Palace, Edin Dzeko scoring the winning goal midway through the second half.
Malky Mackay will sacrifice his managerial career to take on Cardiff City owner Vincent Tan in court.
Birthday boy Tom Huddlestone proved a cut above the rest with his first goal since April 2011 - and celebrated by having his locks snipped.
Tottenham will try to lure Jurgen Klinsmann in the summer if their experiment with Tim Sherwood does not work.