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Chelsea could sack manager Jose Mourinho whether or not they beat Porto in the Champions League on Wednesday.

Owner Roman Abramovich may act if the Blues lose to Porto and then against leaders Leicester in the Premier League next weekend.

David Moyes will be offered a return to the Premier League as replacement for beleaguered Swansea City boss Garry Monk.

But Moyes would not be interested in a return to Premier League management via Swansea City, it has been claimed. The Scot, who was fired as Manchester United boss a little over 18 months ago, is once again out of a job.

Santi Cazorla could miss the rest of the season after undergoing knee surgery. The Gunners will be hoping the initial suggestion he will be sidelined for three months will turn out to be true instead.

Manchester United plan to take a back seat when Pep Guardiola’s contract with Bayern Munich expires at the end of the season, leaving the way open for Manchester City to pursue the 44-year-old former Barcelona coach at the expense of Manuel Pellegrini.

United are set to sit down with coach Louis van Gaal early next year in an effort to finalise whether he will leave in 2017 or be offered an extension. He has previously suggested he will depart at the end of his current contract.

But Guardiola is willing to wait until 2017 to join United following reports that the club will not oust Louis van Gaal to bag the Bayern Munich boss.

Van Gaal has the full confidence of the club’s board and will be afforded a transfer fund of £200 million to spend in the summer window.

Manchester United and Manchester City are both keen to sign Chelsea’s £10m-rated midfielder Charly Musonda with the 19-year-old eager to have regular first-team football.

United are willing to spend £50 million on a striker in 2016, with Tottenham’s Harry Kane top of their wishlist. The Red Devils don’t think they’ll be able to sign the England international until the summer, though.

Antoine Griezmann is Chelsea’s No.1 transfer target for the upcoming January transfer window. It may well prove impossible to pry the French attacker away from Atletico Madrid midway through the season, though, such is his importance to the club.

Xabi Alonso could return to Real Madrid if Pep Guardiola leaves Bayern Múnich. The Spanish player’s contract with the German club ends in 2016.

Former Chelsea mainstay Ashley Cole could be in line for a return to the Premier League in January, with Aston Villa pondering a move for the soon-to-be free agent.

Red Devils midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger, 31, could face a three-match ban for his clash with West Ham defender Winston Reid, 27, on Saturday.

New Valencia head coach Gary Neville has urged his new club to sign Leicester striker Jamie Vardy, 28.

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has revealed he has received a message of congratulations from former Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson after his impressive start to life at Anfield.

Newcastle United striker Papiss Cisse is being watched by Galatasaray ahead of a potential January transfer bid. The striker is used sporadically in the first team by Steve McClaren.

Arsenal are in contention to sign Paris St-Germain winger Lucas Moura, 23, and could offer in excess of £30m for the Brazilian, who has also been linked with Manchester United.

Arsenal target Adrien Rabiot, 20, has requested a loan move away from Paris St-Germain as he struggles to get game time at the Ligue 1 leaders.

Louis van Gaal says his team are not ready to win the Champions League even if they manage to beat Wolfsburg this week to secure a place in the knockout.

Tottenham’s plans to build a new 61,000 capacity-stadium have been labelled “an act of pure vandalism” due to the planned demolition of three Victorian and Edwardian heritage buildings.

Pochettino has warned off any potential interest for Hugo Lloris, 28, by saying the goalkeeper is key to the future of the football club.

David Silva may have returned for Manchester City at Stoke, but Manuel Pellegrini says injuries were still to blame for his side’s 2-0 loss.

The Leicester City players seem to be enjoying their time as Premier League leaders, dressing up as characters such as Spiderman, Iron Man and Batman, with striker Andrej Kramaric posting a picture on Instagram.

Claudio Ranieri says Leicester City showed they are more than just a one-man team after thumping Swansea City.

Former Liverpool midfielder Igor Biscan has been found guilty of attacking a taxi driver in his hometown of Zagreb, Croatia by butting him in the face.

Arsenal defender Nacho Monreal performed a trick shot in his kitchen to get an orange back in the fridge. He posted a video on his neat footwork on Twitter.

Former Arsenal winger Robert Pires feels the Gunners should sign Southampton’s powerhouse midfielder Victor Wanyama, 24, who is “world-class material”.

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