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AFC Wimbledon striker Adebayo Akinfenwa, 33, says “there would only be one winner” if he came up against Chelsea and Spain striker Diego Costa, 26.

Manchester United are ready to make a £90m bid for Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo, 30, amid claims he could leave the La Liga side next summer.

Red Devils defender Phil Jones, 23, is ready to return to the United squad against Sunderland on Saturday after recovering from a blood clot in his calf.

United reportedly turned down the chance to re-sign Dimitar Berbatov in the summer

Barcelona are considering a January transfer-window move for Liverpool’s Brazil playmaker Philippe Coutinho, 23.

Neymar said he would like to see Coutinho join Barcelona, with the forward saying his compatriot has the necessary “style”.

Barcelona are also preparing a raid on Arsenal for Theo Walcott to replace Pedro who joined Chelsea this summer.

Barca have reportedly asked Fifa if they can register Arda Turan ahead of January following an injury to Rafinha.

Chelsea are planning a January move for Real Madrid defender Dani Carvajal.

The Blues will also make a renewed effort to sign Kostas Manolas from AS Roma.

Sir Alex Ferguson has explained why he allowed Paul Pogba to leave – and blames his “distrustful” agent over his Manchester United exit.

Ferguson has said he loves Louis van Gaal’s press conferences and thinks the Dutchman has the pedigree to succeed at Old Trafford.

Arsenal and Liverpool will go toe-to-toe in January to land William Carvalho

Liverpool and Belgium striker Christian Benteke, 24, is doubtful for Saturday’s game against old club Aston Villa with a hamstring problem.

A section of Arsenal fans have started a boycott of Costa Coffee until Brazilian defender Gabriel Paulista returns from his suspension. The campaign comes after Chelsea striker Diego Costa’s antics in the London derby at the weekend.

Arsene Wenger will field an experienced Arsenal side against Tottenham in the League Cup, and is set to hand Olivier Giroud a start.

Manchester City are in no rush to give 18-year-old Nigerian striker Kelechi Iheanacho a new deal, despite reported interest from Spurs.

Anthony Martial’s wife Samantha posted a picture on Instagramof their son with the man of the match trophy given to the Frenchman after Manchester United’s win over Southampton.

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Napoli will reportedly open talks with Manchester United over a January move for defender Marcos Rojo.

Tottenham are keeping an eye on Red Star Belgrade’s 17-year-old Serb sensation Luka Jovic who is valued at £6m.

Spurs and Belgium defender Jan Vertonghen, 28, has backed team-mate Harry Kane, 22, to end his barren run in front of goal. The Englishman has not found the net in five league games this season.

Tottenham players enjoyed a recovery day in the swimming pool after their victory over Crystal Palace at the weekend. Four of their players recorded an impressive score of 117 in the head tennis, winger Nacer Chadli said on Twitter.

England boss Roy Hodgson keeping tabs on Tottenham’s Dele Alli over a possible call-up

AC Milan president Silvio Berlusconi says Paris St-Germain’s Sweden striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 33, wanted a move to the club but they ended up with Liverpool’s Mario Balotelli, 25.

Jake Livermore could make his competitive comeback when Hull host Swansea in the third round of the Capital One Cup.

Livermore has not played since May, when details emerged of a positive in-game test for cocaine.

Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe says 23-year-old striker Callum Wilson is ready for the international stage and will recommend him for an England call-up.

Cherries’ French defender Sylvain Distin, who became the Premier League’s oldest outfield player of the season at the age of 37, 12 days younger than his latest manager, says he has not plans to retire.

Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew says he won’t be bothered by any ill-feeling towards him from Charlton fans when the sides meet in the League Cup on Wednesday. Pardew was in-charge of the Addicks when they were relegated from the Premier League in 2007.

Everton’s Spanish winger Gerard Deulofeu, 21, wants to “feel important” after failing to make a start for the Toffees so far this season.

Aston Villa midfielder Idrissa Gana, 25, has travelled to France to see a specialist about a hamstring problem picked up on international duty with Senegal.

Luis Suarez Martin, Cafu and Christophe Berra Martin are just some of the suggestions for a poll on what Norwich full-back Russell Martin should name his newborn son.

Sheffield Wednesday are interested in signing Sunderland striker Danny Graham, 30, on loan and are willing to cover his wages.

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