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Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba in action during his side's Premier League clash with Arsenal at Old Trafford on November 19, 2016
Didier Deschamps doubts Paul Pogba Ballon d'Or chances
France manager Didier Deschamps suggests that Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba will struggle to win the Ballon d'Or during his career as he is not attacking enough.
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Curtis Davies for Hull on September 15, 2014
Curtis Davies: 'Hull City not good enough against Middlesbrough'
Hull City captain Curtis Davies hints that his side need to strengthen in January following a lack of transfer activity during a turbulent summer.
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Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino on the touchline during his side's North London derby against Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium on November 6, 2016
Mauricio Pochettino: 'Tottenham Hotspur couldn't handle CL pressure'
Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino suggests that his side could not handle the pressure of competing in both the Champions League and the Premier League.
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Duncan Watmore of Sunderland during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Tottenham Hotspur at the Stadium of Light on September 13, 2015 in Sunderland, United Kingdom.
Sunderland confirm Duncan Watmore ligament injury
Sunderland confirm that Duncan Watmore is likely to miss the rest of the season due to a cruciate knee ligament injury.
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Tottenham Hotspur defender Toby Alderweireld celebrates after scoring during the Champions League clash with AS Monaco at Wembley Stadium on September 14, 2016
Toby Alderweireld nearing Tottenham Hotspur return
Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino reveals that Toby Alderweireld could be fit to return from injury against Manchester United this weekend.
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Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino on the touchline during the North London derby at the Emirates Stadium on November 6, 2016
Tottenham Hotspur's Mauricio Pochettino: 'Europa League qualification important'
Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino insists that the team regard the Europa League as "important" as they prepare to qualify for the tournament on Wednesday.
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Montpelliers French forward Ryad Boudebouz (L) vies with Marseille's Spanish defender Javier Manquillo during the French L1 football match Olympique de Marseille against Montpellier on December 6, 2015 at Velodrome Stadium in Marseille, southern France.
West Brom, Southampton, West Ham 'interested in Montpellier's Ryad Boudebouz'
Premier League clubs West Bromwich Albion, Southampton and West Ham United are reportedly in the hunt for Montpellier midfielder Ryad Boudebouz.
14:44
Lyon's French forward Alexandre Lacazette celebrates after scoring a second goal during the French L1 football match between Lyon and Saint-Etienne at the Gerland stadium in Lyon, southeastern France, on November 8, 2015
Alexandre Lacazette hints at Lyon departure at end of season
Alexandre Lacazette hints that he may leave Lyon next summer following interest from Arsenal and West Ham United.
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General Views of Craven Cottage, Home of Premier League football club Fulham FC on March 5, 2011
Premier League giants 'in hunt for Fulham starlet Ryan Sessegnon'
Manchester City, Liverpool, Arsenal and Manchester United are reportedly in the race to sign Fulham starlet Ryan Sessegnon.
14:05
Joel Matip in action for Liverpool on September 20, 2016
Liverpool defender Joe Matip 'to return to fitness for West Ham United clash'
Liverpool defender Joel Matip could reportedly return to action against West Ham United after missing last weekend's Bournemouth defeat with an ankle injury.
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Crystal Palace Chairman Steve Parish during the npower Championship match between Crystal Palace and Peterborough United at Selhurst Park on May 04, 2013
Crystal Palace chairman Steve Parish gives full support to manager Alan Pardew
Crystal Palace chairman Steve Parish insists that the board are completely behind under-pressure manager Alan Pardew.
13:25
Ramiro Funes Mori celebrates during the FA Cup game between Everton and Chelsea on March 12, 2016
Ramiro Funes Mori determined to keep starting spot following Everton chance
Ramiro Funes Mori is hopeful that he can hold down a starting spot after returning to the Everton XI against Manchester United at the weekend.
13:06
Players fight after Sergio Aguero is sent off during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Chelsea on December 3, 2016
Chelsea 'facing record fine for fracas against Manchester City'
Chelsea are reportedly facing a record fine for failing to control their players during last weekend's melee against Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium.
12:48
Bolton Wanderers coach Sammy Lee looks on during a pre-season friendly at the Reebok Stadium on July 26, 2013
Sammy Lee leaves role as England assistant manager
Sammy Lee leaves his role as England assistant coach, with Gareth Southgate due to select his own team after being appointed manager on a permanent basis.
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Martin Odegaard of Real Madrid Castilla celebrates after scoring his team's opening goal during the Segunda Division B match between Real Madrid Castilla v Barakaldo CF at estadio Alfredo Di Stefano on February 21, 2015 in
Martin Odegaard 'watches Rennes ahead of loan move'
Real Madrid striker Martin Odegaard is reportedly in attendance at a Rennes game ahead of a proposed January loan switch.
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Diego Simeone gestures during the Champions League final between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid on May 28, 2016
Diego Simeone 'to snub Arsenal for Inter Milan'
Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone will pick a move to Inter Milan ahead of the top job at Arsenal, according to his son.
11:49
Head Coach Bob Bradley of the United States watches his team lose to Spain at Gillette Stadium on June 4, 2011 in Foxboro, Massachusetts.
Report: Bob Bradley's job under threat
Swansea City reportedly contemplate sacking Bob Bradley as manager after just two months.
11:37
Joe 'head and shoulders' Hart applauds supporters during the Champions League quarter-final between Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester City on April 6, 2016
Joe Hart 'to be sold for £10m'
Manchester City will reportedly allow Joe Hart to leave the club next summer for a cut-price £10m.
11:26
Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil in action during his side's Champions League clash with Ludogorets Razgrad at the Emirates Stadium on October 19, 2016
Mesut Ozil, Alexis Sanchez 'want Paul Pogba's salary'
Arsenal duo Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez are reportedly demanding wages worth around £290,000 a week in order to sign new deals with the club.
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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho on the touchline during his side's Premier League clash with Arsenal at Old Trafford on November 19, 2016
Manchester United board 'happy with Jose Mourinho due to signs of progress'
Manchester United's board are reportedly in full support of manager Jose Mourinho as they are encouraged by the team's performances, despite unwanted results.
10:47
Jose Fonte of Southampton in action during his side's Premier League clash with Chelsea at St Mary's on October 30, 2016
Report: Southampton to allow Jose Fonte exit in January
Southampton will reportedly allow Jose Fonte to leave the club in January if an offer in excess of £5m is tabled.
09:56
Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka in action during his side's Premier League clash with Hull City at the KCOM Stadium on September 17, 2016
Granit Xhaka not concerned by slow start to life at Arsenal
Granit Xhaka says that his struggle to cement a regular first-team spot is "normal" following his £30m summer switch to Arsenal.
09:41
Liverpool forward Roberto Firmino in action during his side's Premier League clash with Watford at Anfield on November 6, 2016
Roberto Firmino '£82m buyout clause not allowed to be triggered by Arsenal'
Liverpool star Roberto Firmino reportedly has a stipulation in his contract that prevents Arsenal from triggering his alleged £82m release clause.
09:02
Tottenham Hotspur defender Toby Alderweireld celebrates after scoring during the Champions League clash with AS Monaco at Wembley Stadium on September 14, 2016
Tottenham Hotspur 'deny Toby Alderweireld has £25.4m buyout clause'
Tottenham Hotspur reportedly deny claims that Toby Alderweireld has a £25.4m release clause in his contract.
08:43
Darren Ferguson, the manager of Peterborough United looks on ahead of the Sky Bet League One match between Peterborough United and Port Vale at London Road Stadium on September 6, 2014
Wycombe Wanderers, Doncaster Rovers dominate monthly manager, player awards
Doncaster Rovers and Wycombe Wanderers dominate the League Two Manager of the Month and Player of the Month shortlists.
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Chris Brunt of West Bromwich Albion in action during the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Chelsea at the Hawthorns on August 23, 2015
Transfer Talk Daily Update: Chris Brunt, Saido Berahino, Sam McQueen
Sports Mole rounds up the latest confirmed transfer news and speculation from across the footballing world.
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Mike Phelan watches on during the Premier League game between Hull City and Chelsea on October 1, 2016
Mike Phelan: 'Hull City need investment'
Hull City manager Mike Phelan predicts a "hard slog" for his side during the Christmas period and is hoping for investment in the January transfer window.
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Real Madrid's assistant coach Aitor Karanka attends a press conference after a training session at Real Madrid sport city on December 9, 2011
Airot Karanka: 'Middlesbrough must keep working together to survive'
Middlesbrough boss Aitor Karanka wants his players to "keep going and working together" after claiming a 1-0 win over Hull City on Monday night.
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Duncan Watmore of Sunderland during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Tottenham Hotspur at the Stadium of Light on September 13, 2015 in Sunderland, United Kingdom.
Report: Sunderland forward Duncan Watmore ruled out for rest of season
Sunderland's Duncan Watmore will be sidelined for the rest of the season after a scan today reportedly revealed a cruciate ligament injury.
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Chris Brunt of West Bromwich Albion in action during the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Chelsea at the Hawthorns on August 23, 2015
Report: West Bromwich Albion to offer Chris Brunt new contract
West Bromwich Albion are planning to offer Northern Ireland midfielder Chris Brunt a new contract in January, according to reports.
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Saido Berahino sits on the bench prior to the game between West Brom and Stoke on January 2, 2016
Report: Roma, Inter Milan interested in West Bromwich Albion's Saido Berahino
Serie A duo Roma and Inter Milan could join Stoke City in the race for West Bromwich Albion striker Saido Berahino in January, according to reports.
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Chris Coleman leads a Wales training session on March 22, 2016
Chris Coleman given Special Recognition Award at Wales Sport Awards
Wales manager Chris Coleman is honoured with a Special Recognition Award at the Wales Sport Awards 2016 for guiding the Dragons to the semi-finals of Euro 2016.
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Valencia CF assistant coach Ian Cathro looks on prior to the La Liga match between Valencia CF and Club Atletico de Madrid at Estadi de Mestalla on October 4, 2014
Ian Cathro appointed as Hearts manager on three-and-a-half-year deal
Scottish Premiership club Hearts confirm the appointment of Newcastle United assistant coach Ian Cathro as their new manager on a three-and-a-half-year deal.
20:57
The logo of Brazilian Serie A side Chapecoense
Chapecoense awarded Copa Sudamericana trophy
South American football confederation CONMEBOL confirm that they have awarded the Copa Sudamericana to Brazilian Serie A club Chapecoense.
20:37
Zlatan Ibrahimovic has had quite enough of Gary Cahill during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Manchester United on October 23, 2016
Zlatan Ibrahimovic: 'Manchester United must fight more to get wins'
Zlatan Ibrahimovic believes that Manchester United have to "fight more" if they are to start turning draws into wins.
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Everton winger Yannick Bolasie in action during his side's 1-1 draw with Crystal Palace at Goodison Park on September 30, 2016
Everton winger Yannick Bolasie to undergo surgery after suffering knee injury
Everton winger Yannick Bolasie is set for a lengthy spell on the sidelines after scans confirmed that he needs surgery to cure a knee ligament injury.
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The FA Cup is seen prior to the FA Cup First Round match between FC Halifax and Bradford City on November 9, 2014 in Halifax, England.
Manchester United host Reading in FA Cup third round
Manchester United are drawn at home to Reading in the third round of the FA Cup, former Red Devils star Jaap Stam heading back to Old Trafford as Royals manager.
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Per Mertesacker of Arsenal celebrates his team's 1-0 win in the FA Community Shield match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on August 2, 2015
Per Mertesacker earmarking New Year return to action for Arsenal
Arsenal defender Per Mertesacker is looking for a return to first-team action early in the New Year after resuming light training this week.
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Liverpool's Italian striker Mario Balotelli plays during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool at White Hart Lane in London on August 31, 2014
Report: Liverpool paid Mario Balotelli £1m for avoiding three red cards in one season
Liverpool reportedly gave former striker Mario Balotelli a £1m bonus for not being sent off more than three times in a season.
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A general view of the stadium before the Barclays Premier league match West Bromwich Albion and Queens Park Rangers at The Hawthorns on April 4, 2015
West Bromwich Albion, Watford charged over player conduct
The Football Association charges both West Brom and Watford for failing to control their players last weekend.
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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Chelsea14111232112134
2Arsenal1494133141931
3Liverpool1493235181730
4Manchester CityMan City1493230151530
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs1476124101427
6Manchester UnitedMan Utd145631916321
7West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom145542017320
8Everton145541716120
9Stoke CityStoke145451619-319
10Bournemouth145361922-318
11Watford145361824-618
12Southampton144551315-217
13Middlesbrough143651315-215
14Crystal Palace144282426-214
15Burnley144281223-1114
16Leicester CityLeicester143471724-713
17West Ham UnitedWest Ham143381529-1412
18Sunderland143291424-1011
19Hull City143291129-1811
20Swansea CitySwansea142391631-159