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Chelsea are considering Diego Simeone as Jose Mourinho’s replacement but must pay £15 million in order to land him from Atletico Madrid.

Nathaniel Chalobah could be heading back to Chelsea in January. The midfielder was sent on loan to Italian club Napoli on a season-long loan deal on deadline day. He’s been given just five minutes of game time in Italy

Suspended Fifa president Sepp Blatter and Uefa counterpart Michel Platini face being banned from football for years after new evidence was provided to the ethics committee of world football’s governing body.

Aston Villa manager Tim Sherwood, 46, is under increasing pressure as he prepares for important matches against Chelsea and Swansea.

Former Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers, 42, could be a contender to replace Sherwood if Villa’s poor form continues.

Liverpool only made contact with Klopp, 48, after sacking predecessor Rodgers, according to the German’s agent.

Jurgen Klopp wants to bring striker Robert Lewandowski, who played for him at Borussia Dortmund, to Anfield. Klopp will move for the 27-year-old if Bayern Munich consider selling.

Former Liverpool winger John Barnes says the arrival of Klopp will not be enough on its own to transform the Reds into Premier League title challengers, and that the team needs more “star quality” to compete at the top.

Klopp is set to return to his homeland for a replacement Liverpool No.1. Loris Karius at Mainz 05 and Bernd Leno of Bayer Leverkusen are his main candidates to replace Simon Mignolet between the posts.

Klopp is also weighing up a move for Swansea City’s Andre Ayew.

Manchester United have been given renewed hope of landing long-term target Thomas Muller after he admitted money could lure him to the Premier League.

Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson believes Mourinho’s seven-minute outburst after losing to Southampton was an indirect message to club owner Roman Abramovich to support him.

Barcelona have presented a low renewal offer for Adriano and unlikely to enhace it, so the Brazilian player could leave at the end of the season after six seasons in Barcelona.

Arsenal goalkeeper David Ospina, 27, is being closely monitored by La Liga side Getafe.

The Gunners are eyeing a swoop for 17-year-old Botafogo and Brazilian striker Luis Henrique, whose release clause ranges from anything between £10.5m and £40million.

Manchester United are keeping tabs on Sunderland’s 21-year-old goalkeeper Jordan Pickford.

The Red Devils are also keen on a move for Anderlecht’s 18-year-old midfielder Youri Tielemans.

United assistant Ryan Giggs has privately warned Memphis Depay about his lifestyle.

Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce is considering a move for his former West Ham captain Kevin Nolan, 33. The midfielder had his contract terminated last month and is able to move outside of the transfer window.

Allardyce wants to sign West Ham centre-back James Tomkins, and is considering Peter Reid as assistant at Sunderland.

Newcastle goalkeeper Tim Krul, 27, was injured during the Netherlands’ 2-1 victory over Kazakhstan after falling awkwardly. Magpies deputy Karl Darlow, 25, is already out with a foot injury.

Southampton midfielder Victor Wanyama, 24, will reject a new contract in order to secure a move to Tottenham in January.

Premier League flop Roberto Soldado has put his underwhelming spell at Tottenham down to former manager Andre Villas-Boas’ dismissal in December 2013

Arouna Kone is set to be handed a new deal at Everton

Hatem Ben Arfa wants a return to the Premier League to prove he was not a flop at Newcastle

A Jurgen Klopp lookalike was swamped for selfies in Liverpool city centre.

One optimistic fan applied for the Liverpool job before Klopp was hired – and actually got a response from chief executive Ian Ayre.

The Football Association is in talks with Chelsea and Tottenham over a Wembley ground share that will be worth £55 million.

Wales secured qualification for Euro 2016 despite losing 2-0 to Bosnia-Herzegovina – and their former midfielder turned pundit Robbie Savage tweeted:”What a proud night for our small nation Wales, great performance in rugby and qualified for a major tournament.”

Sunderland and Aston Villa are considering the free transfer signing of former West Ham midfielder Morgan Amalfitano

Everton and West Brom are chasing Bohemians defender Stephen Best, 17

Arsenal, Spurs, Everton and Manchester City have sent scouts to watch Dinamo Zagreb striker Marko Pjaca

Nick Powell is ready to quit Manchester United after failing to make the breakthrough at Old Trafford

Crystal Palace are tracking Ballymena United midfielder Matthew Shevlin, who is also being tracked by Everton, Liverpool and West Brom

Swansea are chasing FC Dallas’ Colombian winger Fabian Castillo

Fulham could move for Steve Bruce if Kit Symons gets the boot

Kyle Lafferty has vowed to leave Norwich in January if he continues to be left out the side.

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