Monday media watch [10.09.12 PM]: Westwood aiming high
ESPN: Gareth Barry is hoping for the chance to square up to close friend Stiliyan Petrov in the Premier League once again. Barry, 31, was among a crowd of Petrov's current and former team-mates at a charity dinner in honour of the Bulgaria international, who is battling to return to the football pitch after being diagnosed with leukaemia.
ClubCall: Ashley Westwood claims a chat with Paul Lambert has lifted his confidence ahead of an imminent senior debut for Aston Villa. The 22-year-old midfielder joined Villa from Crewe in the closing hours of the August 31 transfer window and revealed last week that he hopes to make an immediate impact in the Premier League.
Best Of The Rest
Sky Sports: Wolves chief executive Jez Moxey has hailed Kevin Doyle's commitment to the club after he turned down the chance to leave. Doyle is understood to have snubbed transfer window interest from both Aston Villa and Everton to stay at Molineux.
BBC Sport: Liverpool's 17-year-old winger Raheem Sterling has been called into the England squad for Tuesday's World Cup qualifier against Ukraine. Midfielders Jake Livermore, 22, of Tottenham, and Southampton's Adam Lallana, 24, have also been brought in by manager Roy Hodgson.
BBC Sport: Swansea have signed former Netherlands Under-21s defender Dwight Tiendalli to replace injured left-back Neil Taylor. The Welsh international was ruled out for the season after breaking his ankle against Sunderland the day after the transfer window closed.
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