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Chelsea are considering joining Arsenal and Liverpool in the race to sign Monaco star Thomas Lemar next month.
Willian insists he will not be leaving Chelsea during the January transfer window, despite his lack of first-team action this season.
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Pep Guardiola says he is looking at reinforcing two positions in January, but has expressed his faith in stand-in defender Eliaquim Mangala.
The full extent of Liverpool’s anger at their weekend draw with Everton has been revealed with footage of the scenes in the tunnel afterwards. Philippe Coutinho is seen kicking a door in anger, while James Milner turns to fourth official Martin Atkinson, saying: “How soft was that to decide a game?”
Jurgen Klopp has backed his fringe players at Liverpool as he prepares to continue his rotation policy over the next few weeks.
Everton full-back Jonjoe Kenny is in line for a new contract – with Sam Allardyce saying he belongs at Premier League level.
Rafa Benitez admits he was “surprised” by Newcastle United’s “mistakes” during the summer transfer window – but insists he does not regret staying at St James’ Park.
Lynden Gooch feels he has to “lock down” a position if he is to achieve his dream of becoming a regular starter for Sunderland.
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Liverpool striker Danny Ings has emerged as a potential January target for Albion boss Alan Pardew.
Mark Hughes is reported to have turned down the chance to swap Stoke City for Crystal Palace last summer.
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Saints boss Claude Puel admits it will be “strange” returning to St Mary’s with his new side Leicester City tonight – but hopes for a good reception.
Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe admitted luckless Tyrone Mings had suffered a hitch in his bid to return from his latest injury nightmare.
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Slavisa Jokanovic has challenged the fringe players in his Fulham squad to be ready to take their chance of first-team action as the side enter the busy Christmas period.
Chelsea loanee Lucas Piazon has returned to training with Fulham after recovering from a broken leg.
Derby County’s Chris Baird has been speaking about his current contract situation. The defender has said that the club are yet to make him a formal contract extension, with his current deal due to expire at the end of the season.
Middlesbrough Academy talent Alex Pattison will be hoping to catch Garry Monk’s eye for a second time this season as he begins life out on loan.
Reading FC striker Jon Dadi Bodvarsson has admitted his surprise at seeing former club Wolves doing so well this season, but has no regrets over moving to the Madejski.
Sheffield United have been warned they could lose Cameron Carter-Vickers next month after Mauricio Pochettino, Tottenham Hotspur’s manager, revealed the defender’s season-long loan agreement contains a break clause.
Celtic are eyeing a move for Besiktas defender Dusko Tosic, according to reports in Turkey.