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Monaco coach Thierry Henry hopes his relationship with Cesc Fabregas can persuade the former Arsenal and Barcelona midfielder to leave Chelsea and join the Ligue 1 side.
Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino says Danny Rose thinks too much, and has no doubts the defender will rediscover his best form.
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Fred’s agent says the midfielder has no intentions to leave Manchester United and wants to fight for his place at Old Trafford.
Brighton midfielder Pascal Gross has shrugged off reports linking him with Liverpool, insisting the rumours are not his “business”.
Cardiff manager Neil Warnock says the club will not spend “silly money” in January after responding to reports linking the club with Everton’s Oumar Niasse.
Genoa and Frosinone are both said to be interested in Newcastle left-back Achraf Lazaar.
Newcastle have received a Christmas boost with Yoshinori Muto not having to leave Tyneside for Asian Cup duty with Japan until January.
Aston Villa manager Dean Smith hinted the club will target permanent signings over loan deals so they can “develop our own players”.
The company which owns Birmingham City has reportedly borrowed another £25m from Trillion Trophy Asia.
Leicester boss Claude Puel says it is difficult to blood talent of Eden Hazard’s quality, having watched the Belgian come through the ranks when manager at Lille 11 years ago.
Huddersfield boss David Wagner is delighted to have Steve Mounie at his disposal for the Southampton match following the forward’s three-match ban.
Sunderland are not planning on signing any strikers in January despite reported interest in Jermain Defoe and Connor Wickham.
Nottingham Forest midfielder Panagiotis Tachtsidis could reportedly leave the club before he has even made an appearance for the club.
Blackburn manager Tony Mowbray says there will soon be no more excuses after the club invested heavily in their recruitment departments.
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Harrison Reed is relishing his reunion with Norwich City as Blackburn prepare to face the Canaries on Saturday.
Herbie Kane, 20, has signed a new contract at Liverpool. He is a product of Bristol City’s youth academy, and moved to Anfield five years ago.
Coventry City manager Mark Robins wants his players to stay relaxed despite the club undergoing their worst run of the season.