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Trending: Alexis Sanchez accused of 'cheating' in Arsenal win

Monday's latest stories from the world of football in ESPN FC's What's Trending …

ARSENAL: Alexandre Lacazette's first double in English football continued Arsenal's excellent home form as they beat West Bromwich Albion 2-0 at the Emirates Stadium to move up to seventh in the Premier League. 

- Tony Pulis accused Alexis Sanchez of "cheating'' to earn Arsenal an early free kick and insisted West Brom should have been awarded a penalty during Monday night's game.

- Arsenal won despite a lack of quality and a reliance on set pieces to create their chances, writes Michael Cox.

PSG: Paris Saint-Germain have told Le Parisien that a report that Edinson Cavani was offered €1 million by club president Nasser Al-Khelaifi to allow Neymar to take penalties is untrue.

- WATCH: PSG's preposterous power struggle is the latest target of Craig's ire in Burley's Boiling Point.

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: The head of Russian football's security committee has warned Manchester United and Liverpool supporters against causing trouble at the clubs' Champions League matches in Moscow this week, saying they could face "a long stay" in the country for any incidents.

MAN UNITEDMarouane Fellaini is set to miss Manchester United's Champions League clash with CSKA Moscow on Wednesday after suffering an ankle injury against Southampton, sources have told ESPN FC.

- WATCH: With a number of injuries in the midfield, Craig Burley examines how Man United might cope when they visit CSKA Moscow.

- He might not be the best DJ -- at least according to Patrice Evra -- but Ashley Young has been proving his worth, writes Andy Mitten.

- Phil Jones has suffered so many false dawns at Manchester United, he must be hoping his latest run of strong form continues, writes Rob Dawson.

LIVERPOOL: Credit Jurgen Klopp for acknowledging Liverpool's errors but it's time to make it work, writes Gab Marcotti.

- Former Liverpool, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich midfielder Xabi Alonso plans to become a manager. "After 17 years in the game, I have considered the next step in my career," he said in a brief video. "I have decided to go into management. Find out soon."

BARCELONA: Maybe the Philippe Coutinho saga isn't over after all. Catalan outlet Sport reports that he could go to Barcelona next summer or even in January. The report claims that Liverpool are "contemplating the possibility" of selling Brazil international Coutinho, despite having rejected three big bids from the Camp Nou in the summer. Transfer Talk.

CHELSEA: Diego Costa will be the name on everyone's lips when Chelsea face Atletico Madrid on Wednesday but his replacement, Alvaro Morata, should be the focus, writes Mark Ogden.

- Morata tops ESPN FC's Player Power Rankings after scoring a hat trick in Chelsea's 4-0 win at Stoke on Saturday. The 24-year-old now has six goals in six Premier League appearances since his summer switch from Real Madrid.

- Antonio Conte has said it is a "matter of fact" that he misses Italy, adding that it is unlikely he will spend the rest of his coaching career abroad. 

REAL MADRID: Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has admitted that outsiders might have doubts about his team's current form, but he and his players have full confidence in what they are doing.

- Real Madrid will put their impressive road form on the line again on Tuesday when they visit Borussia Dortmund for their Champions League group-stage clash.

- WATCH: Which Real Madrid will show up in Dortmund?

BAYERN MUNICH: UEFA have given Bayern Munich the green light to call up veteran goalkeeper Tom Starke to their Champions League squad after losing captain Manuel Neuer to injury until the new year. Starke, 36, retired at the end of the season to become goalkeeping coordinator at Bayern's new youth academy last month. 

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