Everton boss Sam Allardyce to go defensive after defeatsEverton boss Sam Allardyce suggests that he will revert back to defensive tactics after his side suffered four successive defeats in all competitions.
Stoke complete Kostas Stafylidis dealStoke City confirm that they have completed the loan signing of Augsburg defender Kostas Stafylidis.
Arsenal legend Martin Keown: 'Alexis Sanchez is football's biggest mercenary'Arsenal legend Martin Keown claims that forward Alexis Sanchez is "the biggest mercenary in football" after showing a desire to join Manchester United.
Michael Zorc: 'Arsenal lack respect over Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang'Borussia Dortmund sporting director Michael Zorc says that Arsenal have shown "a lack of respect" in their pursuit of striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
Peter Stoger: 'Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang remains Borussia Dortmund plans'Borussia Dortmund boss Peter Stoger insists that Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang remains 'in his plans', despite reports linking the striker with Arsenal.
Result: Roger Federer safely through to round three of Australian OpenRoger Federer sets up a meeting with Richard Gasquet in round three of the Australian Open, thanks to a 6-4 6-4 7-6(4) win over Jan-Lennard Struff.
Why Chelsea, Arsenal could struggle in the Premier League this weekendBoth Chelsea and Arsenal are struggling for form in 2018, and the two London outfits may struggle to address the situation in the Premier League this weekend.
Juventus confirm approach for Liverpool midfielder Emre CanGeneral director Giuseppe Marotta says that Juventus will 'try all they can to get Emre Can', with the Liverpool midfielder now into the final six months of his contract.
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte: 'VAR must improve'Antonio Conte is unhappy with the use of VAR in English football, claiming that it did not prevent a "big mistake" from being made in Chelsea's win over Norwich City.
Jack Rodwell: 'I'm good enough for England return'Sunderland midfielder Jack Rodwell outlines his intention to add to his three England senior caps, insisting that he is good enough to play at the top level once again.
West Bromwich Albion to move for Egyptian defender Ali Gabr?A report claims that West Bromwich Albion have earmarked Egyptian defender Ali Gabr as a possible replacement for in-demand centre-back Jonny Evans.
Michael O'Neill in talks with Scottish FA to become highest-paid manager?Northern Ireland boss Michael O'Neill has reportedly been in contact with SFA chiefs Alan McRae and Stewart Regan over becoming Scotland's new manager.
Chelsea forward Eden Hazard: "We showed great character"Chelsea forward Eden Hazard concedes that his side once again produced a below-par display against Norwich, but is happy with the "great character" shown to progress.
Antonio Conte "not happy" with Alvaro Morata after sending-offChelsea boss Antonio Conte tells his players to "stay calm" in future after losing Pedro and Alvaro Morata to suspension for the red cards received against Norwich City.
Manchester United 'make surprise move for Lassana Diarra'Jose Mourinho reportedly wants to bring free agent Lassana Diarra to Manchester United, but the Red Devils boss could face competition from Paris Saint-Germain.
Manchester United 'begin talks with David de Gea over new deal'Manchester United reportedly hope to tie David de Gea down to a new long-term deal at Old Trafford following fresh interest from Real Madrid for the Spain international.
Arsene Wenger "very attached" to outgoing Theo WalcottArsene Wenger is sad to see Theo Walcott leave Arsenal after 12 years at the club, but says that it was only fair the England international was granted a move away.
Arsene Wenger: 'Talks still ongoing with Jack Wilshere'Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says that the club are seeking to "find a financial agreement" with Jack Wilshere as talks over a new contract continue.
Eight uncapped players in England squad to face ItalyLewis Boyce and Alec Hepburn are called up to the England senior squad for the first time as two of eight uncapped players for the Six Nations opener against Italy.
Report: Liverpool block loan exit for youngster Ben WoodburnA report claims that rumoured Sunderland and Leeds United loan target Ben Woodburn will remain at Liverpool for the rest of the 2017-18 campaign.
Result: Johanna Konta suffers shock second-round defeat in MelbourneJohanna Konta exits the Australian Open early on with a 6-4 7-5 defeat to world number 123 Bernarda Pera.
Arsene Wenger: 'Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang would fit in at Arsenal'Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says that he has no concerns over the attitude of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang ahead of his proposed transfer from Borussia Dortmund.
Liverpool 'reject Daniel Sturridge approach'Liverpool reportedly reject a loan approach from La Liga outfit Sevilla for striker Daniel Sturridge.
Borussia Dortmund 'rule out Olivier Giroud swap deal'Borussia Dortmund reportedly rule out the idea of a swap deal involving Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Arsenal forward Olivier Giroud.
Manchester City 'quoted £23.5m for Jonny Evans'Manchester City are reportedly quoted a figure of £23.5m by West Bromwich Albion for defender Jonny Evans.
Arsene Wenger: Alexis Sanchez to Manchester United "likely"Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger admits that Alexis Sanchez is "likely" to leave the club for Manchester United this month.
Alexis Sanchez to earn British record wages?Alexis Sanchez will reportedly earn more than £500,000 a week when he completes his move from Arsenal to Manchester United.
Transfer Talk Daily Update: Andy Carroll, Theo Walcott, James RodriguezSports Mole rounds up the latest confirmed transfer news and speculation from across the footballing world.
Andy Carroll 'refusing to train for West Ham United'West Ham striker and rumoured Chelsea target Andy Carroll reportedly tells the club that he is unable to train due to an ankle injury, despite scans coming up clear.
Theo Walcott: 'Wayne Rooney convinced me to join Everton'New Everton winger Theo Walcott reveals that Wayne Rooney convinced him to join the club from Arsenal.
Result: Chelsea through on pens after being pushed by Norwich CityChelsea have two men sent off in extra time but battle away to a penalty shootout win over Norwich City, having been held 1-1 at Stamford Bridge.
Result: Espanyol beat Barcelona at RCDE StadiumOscar Melendo comes off the bench to net an 88th-minute winner as Espanyol record a 1-0 victory over Barcelona in the first leg of their Copa del Rey quarter-final.
Result: Neymar scores four as Paris Saint-Germain hammer DijonNeymar scores four goals and Edinson Cavani equals PSG's all-time goalscoring record as the Ligue 1 leaders thrash Dijon 8-0 at the Parc des Princes.
Result: Wigan Athletic stun Bournemouth in FA Cup third roundLeague One leaders Wigan Athletic produce one of the biggest upsets of the FA Cup third round by cruising to a 3-0 win over Premier League club Bournemouth.
Result: Swansea City hold off Wolverhampton Wanderers to progress in FA CupSwansea City hold off the challenge of Championship leaders Wolverhampton Wanderers to progress into the FA Cup fourth round courtesy of a 2-1 win at the Liberty Stadium.
Liverpool 'eyeing James Rodriguez swoop'Liverpool are reportedly considering a move for Real Madrid midfielder James Rodriguez, who is currently on loan at Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich.
Brazil legend Ronaldinho announces retirement from footballBrazil and Barcelona legend Ronaldinho announces his retirement from football, bringing the curtain down on an illustrious 20-year professional career.
Result: Sevilla pick up historic win at Atletico MadridSevilla become the first visiting team to win a domestic game at the Wanda Metropolitano with a late comeback victory over Atletico Madrid in the Copa del Rey.
Result: Valencia edge out 10-man AlavesValencia come from behind to beat 10-man Alaves 2-1 in the first leg of their Copa del Rey quarter-final at the Mestalla.
West Ham United make move for Inter Milan midfielder Joao Mario?West Ham United are reportedly looking to sign Inter Milan midfielder Joao Mario during the January transfer window.