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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.

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.

Antonio Conte "not happy" with Alvaro Morata after sending-off


Chelsea 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.

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.

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Report: Liverpool block loan exit for youngster Ben Woodburn


A report claims that rumoured Sunderland and Leeds United loan target Ben Woodburn will remain at Liverpool for the rest of the 2017-18 campaign.

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.


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.


Live Commentary: Chelsea 1-1 Norwich City (5-3 on pens) - as it happened


Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Chelsea's penalty-shootout win over Norwich City, coming after a 1-1 draw after extra time in West London.

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.


Result: Chelsea through on pens after being pushed by Norwich City


Chelsea 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.


Live Commentary: Espanyol 1-0 Barcelona - as it happened


Relive Sports Mole's live commentary of the first leg of the Copa del Rey quarter-final between Espanyol and Barcelona, which finished 1-0.


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.


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.


Theo Walcott thanks Arsenal after 12-year stay


Theo Walcott takes to social media to show his gratitude towards Arsenal after completing a move to Everton.


Quiz: How well do you know Alexis Sanchez?


Alexis Sanchez has been the talk of the January transfer window so far, but how well do you know the wantaway Arsenal forward?

Everton complete signing of Theo Walcott from Arsenal


Everton announce that they have completed the signing of Theo Walcott from Arsenal for a fee reported to be £20m.


Zinedine Zidane 'cannot imagine Real Madrid without Cristiano Ronaldo'


Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane says that Cristiano Ronaldo is 'where he belongs' at the Bernabeu amid reports that the Ballon d'Or winner wants out.

Alexis Sanchez 'agrees four-year contract at Manchester United worth £14m'


Alexis Sanchez reportedly agrees a four-year deal with Manchester United, but the transfer from Arsenal hinges on Henrikh Mkhitaryan.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's agent 'flies to London for Arsenal talks'


Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's agent reportedly flies to London to hold talks with Arsenal over a move from Borussia Dortmund.


Nicolas Otamendi signs contract extension until 2022 with Manchester City


Nicolas Otamendi signs a contract extension until 2022 at Manchester City.

Wednesday, Jan 17

Henrikh Mkhitaryan wants pay rise in Arsenal move?


Henrikh Mkhitaryan is said to be demanding an increase in his salary in order to agree to a switch from Manchester United to Arsenal this month.

Manchester City interested in Antoine Griezmann?


Manchester City reportedly weigh up making a bid for Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann.

Cardiff City boss Neil Warnock relishing FA Cup tie with Manchester City


Neil Warnock is relishing the prospect of playing "the best team in the world" when Manchester City visit Cardiff City in the fourth round of the FA Cup.

Tuesday, Jan 16

Mino Raiola: 'Henrikh Mkhitaryan not close to Arsenal move'


Manchester United midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan is not close to signing for Arsenal, according to his agent Mino Raiola.

Arsenal, Manchester United agree straight swap for Sanchez, Mkhitaryan?


Arsenal and Manchester United reportedly agree that no fees will be exchanged in a potential swap deal involving Alexis Sanchez and Henrikh Mkhitaryan.

Theo Walcott 'to undergo medical at Everton ahead of £20m move from Arsenal'


Theo Walcott is reportedly due to have a medical ahead of a £20m switch to Everton from Arsenal.

Olivier Giroud offered in Arsenal's Pierre-Emrick Aubameyang deal?


Arsenal are reportedly planning to offer Olivier Giroud to Borussia Dortmund in part-exchange for striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

Monday, Jan 15

Live Commentary: Manchester United 3-0 Stoke City - as it happened


Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Man United's 3-0 victory over Stoke City, as the Red Devils returned to winning ways at home in the league.

Ryan Giggs confirmed as new Wales manager


Ryan Giggs is confirmed as the new manager of the Wales national side, taking over from Chris Coleman who stepped aside in November.

Manchester United 'pull out of deal' for Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann


Manchester United reportedly decided to pull out of the race to sign Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann.

Cyrille Regis dies, aged 59


Ex-West Bromwich Albion striker Cyrille Regis dies at the age of 59.

Sunday, Jan 14

Live Commentary: Liverpool 4-3 Manchester City - as it happened


Relive Liverpool's thrilling 4-3 victory over Manchester City as the Reds end the league leaders' hopes of an unbeaten Premier League season.

Result: Liverpool end Manchester City's unbeaten run


Liverpool end Manchester City's hopes of an invincible season with a thrilling 4-3 victory over the Premier League leaders at Anfield.

Result: Arsenal surrender lead to lose to Bournemouth for first time


Arsenal surrender a second-half lead to go down 2-1 to Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium and lose crucial ground in the race for a Premier League top-four finish.

Paris Saint-Germain without Neymar for Ligue 1 trip to Nantes


Neymar is not in the Paris Saint-Germain squad to face Nantes away on Sunday due to a rib problem.

Saturday, Jan 13

Result: Harry Kane makes history in Tottenham Hotspur rout of Everton


Harry Kane becomes Tottenham Hotspur's record Premier League goalscorer with a brace in his side's 4-0 rout of Everton at Wembley.

Live Commentary: Tottenham Hotspur 4-0 Everton - as it happened


Relive Tottenham Hotspur's 4-0 thrashing of Everton at Wembley as Harry Kane scores a brace to become the club's all-time leading Premier League scorer.

Result: Cardiff City stroll past Sunderland to move into second


Cardiff City defeat Championship bottom club Sunderland 4-0 to move into second place, as the Bluebirds put in a dominant performance to secure a first win in five.

Manchester United 'to bid £444m for Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar'


Manchester United are reportedly prepared to make a bid of £444m to sign Neymar from Paris Saint-Germain.