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FC Schalke's German midfielder Julian Draxler looks on during a training session at Stamford Bridge in London on October 5, 2013
8am Transfer Talk Update: Julian Draxler, Yohan Cabaye, Luke Shaw
Sports Mole brings you the latest gossip ahead of the 29th day of the transfer window.
Jan 29, 08:00
Sam Whitelock of New Zealand tackles Billy Vunipola of England during the QBE International match between England and New Zealand at Twickenham Stadium on November 16, 2013
Billy Vunipola wants England booed in France
Billy Vunipola says that England must take it as a compliment if they are booed by the Stade de France crowd when they face France.
Jan 29, 07:41
Joe Launchbury of England goes over to score a try underneath Captain Chris Robshaw of England during the QBE International match between England and New Zealand on November 16, 2013
Joe Launchbury: 'England over Wales mauling'
Joe Launchbury says that England's pack can mix it with the best in the world and are over their Six Nations mauling in Wales.
Jan 29, 07:25
Ben Youngs of England gestures during the QBE International match between England and Australia at Twickenham Stadium on November 2, 2013
British and Irish Lion Ben Youngs dropped by England
British and Irish Lions scrum-half Ben Youngs has been dropped by England for their Six Nations opener in France.
Jan 29, 06:51
Chris Ashton of England celebrates after scoring a try during the QBE International match between England and Argentina at Twickenham Stadium on November 9, 2013
Uncapped Jack Nowell replaces Chris Ashton for England Six Nations opener
Chris Ashton is axed from the England squad for their Six Nations opener in France, with uncapped Jack Nowell preferred on the wing.
Jan 29, 06:41
Samir Nasri of Manchester City celebrates his team's third goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Swansea City at Etihad Stadium on December 1, 2013
Manchester City hopeful of quicker Samir Nasri return
Manuel Pellegrini says that Samir Nasri could return from a knee injury sooner than expected for Manchester City.
Jan 29, 06:28
Manuel Pellegrini the Manchester City manager reacts as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer the Cardiff manager looks on during the Barclays Premier League match on January 18, 2014
Manuel Pellegrini focussed on improving Manchester City defence
Manuel Pellegrini says that Manchester City are constantly trying to improve their defending amid their superb attacking form.
Jan 29, 06:16
Adam Lallana of Southampton celebrates scoring their second goal with Luke Shaw of Southampton during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Arsenal at St Mary's Stadium on January 28, 2014
Match Analysis: Southampton 2-2 Arsenal
Sports Mole analyses Southampton's 2-2 draw with Arsenal in the Premier League on Tuesday night.
Jan 28, 22:08
Mesut Ozil of Arsenal has a close eye on Calum Chambers of Southampton during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Arsenal at St Mary's Stadium on January 28, 2014
Live Commentary: Southampton 2-2 Arsenal - as it happened
Sports Mole brings you live Premier League action where Southampton entertain Arsenal at St Mary's.
Jan 28, 18:44
Arsenal's Bacary Sagna is congratulated by teammate Olivier Giroud after scoring his team's third goal against Stoke during their Premier League match on September 22, 2013
French media tip Bacary Sagna to stay at Arsenal
Bacary Sagna is expected to sign a new three-year deal with Arsenal worth over £4m a season, according to a report in France.
Jan 28, 11:16
Monaco's Anthony Martial in action against Rennes on November 30, 2013
Anthony Martial extends Monaco deal
Anthony Martial signs a new deal with Monaco that keeps him at the Stade Louis II until 2018.
Jan 28, 11:07
Monaco's Colombian forward Radamel Falcao celebrates a goal during the French L1 football match Monaco vs Saint Etienne on October 5, 2013
Radamel Falcao remains hopeful of making World Cup
Radamel Falcao remains buoyant over his dreams of reaching the World Cup after a torn anterior cruciate ligament.
Jan 28, 11:04
Lyon's French midfielder Clement Grenier celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match Olympique Lyonnais (OL) vs Sochaux (FCSM) on January 11, 2014
Lyon midfielder Clement Grenier quiet over Newcastle United move
Clement Grenier admits that he is prepared to leave Lyon to progress his career, amid speculation linking him with Newcastle United.
Jan 28, 11:00
Antoine Griezmann of Real Sociedad celebrates after scoring the first goal during the La Liga match between Valencia CF and Real Sociedad at Estadio Mestalla on October 19, 2013
Antoine Griezmann coy on Real Sociedad future
Antoine Griezmann refuses to commit his future to Real Sociedad and will decide whether or not to stay in the summer.
Jan 28, 08:58
Mitchell McClenaghan from New Zealand celebrates the wicket of India's Ajinkya Rahane during the one day international cricket match between New Zealand and India at Seddon Park in Hamilton on January 22, 2014
Result: New Zealand beat India in fourth one-day international to win series
New Zealand win the fourth one-day international against India and clinch the series with a game to spare.
Jan 28, 08:42
PSG's Jeremy Menez celebrates after scoring his team's second goal against Lorient on November 1, 2013
Report: Arsenal keen on Paris Saint-Germain forward Jeremy Menez
Arsenal will fight Juventus to sign Jeremy Menez from Paris Saint-Germain, according to a report.
Jan 28, 08:33
Dejan Lovren of Southampton celebrates after scoring a late goal to level the scores at 1-1 during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Southampton at Old Trafford on October 19, 2013
Paul Merson: 'Dejan Lovren absence will cost Southampton against Arsenal'
Paul Merson says that Southampton will lose to Arsenal on Tuesday night as they are without key defender Dejan Lovren.
Jan 28, 08:10
Newcastle's Yohan Cabaye celebrates after scoring the opening goal against Man United during their Premier League on December 7, 2013
8am Transfer Talk Update: Yohan Cabaye, Daniel Agger, Javier Hernandez
Sports Mole brings you the latest gossip ahead of the 28th day of the transfer window.
Jan 28, 08:00
England's Stuart Broad celebrates taking another wicket during the fourth Ashes Test with Australia on August 12, 2013
Stuart Broad: 'England want to go out with a bang'
Stuart Broad says that England are determined to end their tour of Australia with a win in the Twenty20 series.
Jan 28, 07:42
Steven Gerrard of Liverpool scores his penalty during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Aston Villa at Anfield on January 18, 2014
Steven Gerrard: 'Merseyside derby win can define Liverpool or Everton's season'
Steven Gerrard says that the Merseyside derby will prove a springboard for either Liverpool or Everton for the rest of the season.
Jan 28, 07:24
Tottenham Hotspur's Danish midfielder Christian Eriksen celebrates scoring the opening goal of the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and West Bromwich Albion at White Hart Lane in north London on December 26, 2013
Christian Eriksen desperate for Tottenham Hotspur revenge
Christian Eriksen says that Tottenham Hotspur will give 110% to get revenge against Manchester City when they meet on Wednesday.
Jan 28, 07:07
Manchester City's Argentinian striker Sergio Aguero celebrates scoring his third goal during the English FA Cup fourth round football match between Manchester City and Watford at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester on January 25, 2014
Sergio Aguero determined to fire Manchester City to quadruple
Sergio Aguero warns Manchester City's title rivals that he will do everything he can to lead the club to silverware this season.
Jan 28, 06:52
George Bailey of Australia hits out during the 4th Natwest Series One Day International between England and Australia at the SWALEC Stadium on September 14, 2013
George Bailey: 'Australia ready for fresh England onslaught'
George Bailey says that Australia will be prepared for anything new that England try against them in the Twenty20 series.
Jan 28, 06:39
Kevin Pietersen of England kisses the urn after England won the Ashes during day five of the 5th Investec Ashes Test match between England and Australia at the Kia Oval on August 25, 2013
Ashley Giles: 'Kevin Pietersen could be key for England future'
Ashley Giles says that it is hard for England to overlook Kevin Pietersen when planning for the future.
Jan 28, 06:30
Manchester Uniteds Scottish manager David Moyes reacts during a League Cup semi-final first leg match between Sunderland and Manchester United on January 7, 2014
David Moyes accepts blame for "disappointing" Manchester United season
David Moyes says that he should take the blame for Manchester United's poor start to the season but is targeting a summer spending spree.
Jan 28, 06:21
Bordeaux' head coach Francis Gillot looks on during the French L1 football match between Bordeaux (FCGB) and Bastia (SC) on August 24, 2013
Francis Gillot taking solace in Bordeaux's European push
Francis Gillot is taking comfort in Bordeaux's good Ligue 1 form following their exit from both domestic cups earlier this month.
Jan 27, 11:00
Paris Saint-Germain's Italian goalkeeper Salvatore Sirigu shouts during the French L1 football match Paris Saint-Germain vs FC Lorient at the Parc-des-Prince stadium in Paris on November 1, 2013
Salvatore Sirigu: 'Pitch hindered Paris Saint-Germain at Guingamp'
Salvatore Sirigu blames the pitch for Paris Saint-Germain's disappointing draw at Guingamp on Saturday.
Jan 27, 10:49
Paris Saint-Germain's coach Laurent Blanc reacts during the French L1 football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Lyon (OL) on December 1, 2013
Laurent Blanc blames pitch for Paris Saint-Germain slump
Laurent Blanc says that Paris Saint-Germain's draw at Guingamp was down to the state of the pitch at Stade Municipal du Roudourou.
Jan 27, 10:37
Marseille's sporting director and interim coach Jose Anigo holds a joint press conference with the club's president at the Commanderie in Marseille on December 9, 2013
Jose Anigo demands Marseille aggression
Jose Anigo is not worried by Marseille's current situation after they slipped to ninth in Ligue 1 on Sunday.
Jan 27, 10:24
Monaco's Italian coach Claudio Ranieri gestures during the French L1 football match Monaco (ASM) vs Evian TG (EVTG) on November 8, 2013
Claudio Ranieri not bothered by AS Monaco challenge to Paris Saint-Germain
Claudio Ranieri says that AS Monaco most focus on their own season and not that of title rivals Paris Saint-Germain.
Jan 27, 10:11
James Faulkner of Australia celebrates the wicket of Jos Buttler of England on September 16, 2013
James Faulkner could miss Australia series against England
James Faulkner could miss Australia's Twenty20 series against England after picking up a knee injury in their fifth one-day international.
Jan 27, 08:48
Arsenal's Carl Jenkinson in action against Aston Villa on August 17, 2013
Carl Jenkinson putting Arsenal before himself
Carl Jenkinson is happy to play a supportive role to Bacary Sagna as long as Arsenal continue their good form in all competitions.
Jan 27, 08:38
Arsenal defender Bacary Sagna applauds the fans after a pre-season game in Indonesia on July 14, 2013
Manchester City consider move for Arsenal's Bacary Sagna?
Manchester City are reportedly considering a move for Bacary Sagna, who is out of contract with Arsenal in the summer.
Jan 27, 08:26
Wales captain Sam Warburton runs into the Argentina defence during the International Match between Wales and Argentina at the Millennium Stadium on November 16, 2013
Brian Moore: 'Six Nations fixtures favour Wales'
Brian Moore says that the Six Nations fixture list can work in the favour of Wales ahead of the tournament-opener this weekend.
Jan 27, 08:16
Sam Warburton of Cardiff is held by Frederic Michalak during the Heineken Cup pool 2 match between Cardiff Blues and Toulon at Cardiff Arms Park on October 19, 2013
Sam Warburton receives "disgraceful" Twitter abuse over move
Sam Warburton has suffered a tirade of "disgraceful" abuse on Twitter as a result of signing with WRU, according to his agent.
Jan 27, 08:03
Wayne Rooney celebrates scoring against Manchester City on December 09, 2012.
8am Transfer Talk Update: Wayne Rooney, Luke Shaw, Adnan Januzaj
Sports Mole brings you the latest gossip ahead of the 27th day of the transfer window.
Jan 27, 08:00
Ravi Bopara of England looks on during nets practice session at Ageas Bowl on August 28, 2013
Ashley Giles defends Ravi Bopara England outing
Ashley Giles defends Ravi Bopara's batting approach to England's one-day international defeat to Australia on Sunday.
Jan 27, 07:23
Cardiff manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer prior to kick-off against Newcastle in their FA Cup third round match on January 4, 2013
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: 'Old Trafford aura still exists for Manchester United'
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says that Old Trafford still holds a special and intimidating aura for Manchester United's opponents.
Jan 27, 07:11
Man City's Stevan Jovetic celebrates after scoring his team's fourth goal against Wigan during their League Cup match on September 24, 2013
Stevan Jovetic eager to make Manchester City impact
Stevan Jovetic is desperate to make up for lost time and make an immediate goalscoring impact at Manchester City.
Jan 27, 06:57
Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland kisses the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup after winning the Australian Open on January 26, 2014
Stanislas Wawrinka: 'Australian Open title win not sinking in'
Stanislas Wawrinka says that his Australian Open title victory "still feels like a dream" the day after winning his first Major.
Jan 27, 06:39