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Manchester United’s hopes of keeping David de Gea at Old Trafford have been given a boost after Zinedine Zidane insisted he is happy with his two goalkeepers.
Malmo “wonderkid” Lucas Gomes, who was invited for trials at Manchester United last October, looks set to sign for the club.
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Willian admits Chelsea players are not happy with finishing runners-up in their Champions League group, but urged his team-mates to turn their attention to the Premier League title race.
Watford will make more signings when the transfer window opens in January, says chief executive Scott Duxbury.
Crystal Palace chairman Steve Parish says he has no problem with Sam Allardyce taking the Everton job six months after he quit Selhurst Park and indicated he would retire.
Arsene Wenger has finally admitted Santi Cazorla will not return in January after revealing the midfielder is “starting at zero” following his latest Achilles surgery.
New Everton coach Craig Shakespeare hopes a reunion with Steve Walsh can bring the same success to Goodison Park as the pair had with Leicester City.
Shay Given hopes that any Newcastle United takeover sees a cash injection similar to that seen at Manchester City, and says the Magpies should go after Arsenal contract rebel Alexis Sanchez if that is the case.
Joel Asoro has achieved his first objective by making an impression on new boss Chris Coleman – and now he wants to prove he is ready for Sunderland’s first team.
Former Sunderland boss Simon Grayson believes the Black Cats have the quality to survive this season, but insists the players need to start taking accountability for their performances.
Lewis Grabban is not a January transfer target for Championship rivals Wolves, according to reports.
Danny Ings has been linked with a January move to West Brom.
The prospect of Brazil international Josef de Souza coming to West Brom has disappeared altogether, according to reports.
Wolverhampton Wanderers are looking to sign Benfica midfielder Joao Carvalho in a €15m deal.
West Brom will run the rule over Red Star Belgrade striker Richmond Boakye on Thursday.
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Wolves will look to tie up permanent deals for Diogo Jota and Leo Bonatini and make two further signings in a £20m bid to secure Premier League football.
West Brom’s close-knit squad have been embracing Alan Pardew’s ‘fantastic’ training sessions, according to Jake Livermore.
Alan Pardew is targeting a minimum of nine wins from West Brom’s remaining 23 Premier League games to be sure of safety.
Stoke City are also being linked with a January move for Liverpool striker Danny Ings.
Reports from Spain suggest Jese Rodriguez could be on the move again in January with Real Betis interested in his services.
Stoke City defender Erik Pieters is keen on move to China to cash in before his retirement.
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Jeremy Pied admits it hasn’t been easy for him at Southampton – but is “100 per cent sure” he can give much more to Mauricio Pellegrino’s side.
Jake Hesketh is starting to make waves again for Southampton’s U23s – but, despite this, a first-team return seems a long way off for the 21-year-old attacker.
Blackburn boss Tony Mowbray says there are ‘conversations to be had’ with the parent clubs of the loan players currently on the Ewood Park books.
George Thomas is set to be the next Leicester City starlet to earn a promotion to the first team.
Leicester City’s scouting of Michael Keane led to the signing of young centre-back Sam Hughes.
Derby County are reportedly one of a number of clubs thought to be interested in signing Bristol City midfielder Josh Brownhill.
Derby County are reported to be interested in signing Republic of Ireland youth international Trevor Clarke.