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December 16, 2013

Europa League draw: Juventus face Trabzonspor as Napoli meet Swansea
12:38 GMT

Managerless Tottenham have been pitted against Dnipro while Porto travel to Eintracht Frankfurt and Fiorentina face Esbjerg

'Gritty' Villas-Boas says 'will not quit' following 'humbling' Liverpool loss
12:16 GMT

Andre Villas-Boas admitted that he is fighting to save his job after Sunday's humiliating 5-0 defeat at home to Liverpool but insisted that he will not resign as Tottenham Hotspur manager, according to reports.

Champions League draw: Barcelona take on Manchester City as Arsenal face Bayern Munich again
12:03 GMT

Elsewhere there's a reunion for Didier Drogba and Jose Mourinho, Real Madrid take on Schalke and Manchester United draw Olympiakos at the round of 16 stage

Rooney set to open talks on new Man Utd contract
05:07 GMT

Wayne Rooney's representatives are ready to thrash out a bumper new deal with Manchester United, according to reports.

December 15, 2013

Zanetti: Messi would be ideal for Inter
15:53 GMT

The Nerazzurri are expected to spend big during the winter transfer window and the club captain's dream is to be joined at Appiano Gentile by "the best" player in the world

Tottenham v Liverpool: Projected lineups feature Defoe and Sterling
14:25 GMT

Tottenham and Liverpool both are on the back of two wins on the bounce and the Reds will head to London with great confidence despite the loss of Steven Gerrard for the next month.

Arsenal agree deal to sign Barca striker Sanabria in January
13:52 GMT

Arsenal are set to make Antonio Sanabria their first signing of the January transfer window after agreeing a 300,000-pound deal for the Barcelona striker, according to reports.

Mourinho expecting Luiz to stay at Chelsea despite Barca talks
13:43 GMT

Jose Mourinho has said he expects David Luiz to stay at Chelsea in January despite fresh talk linking him with Barcelona, according to reports.

Mesut Ozil apologizes to Arsenal fans after Manchester City match
23:14 GMT

Arsenal were defeated 6-3 by Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday afternoon after Manuel Pellegrini's side continued their incredible home form. While much of the action took place on the pitch throughout the match, a little incident happened just after the final whistle when Arsenal were clapping their traveling fans.

December 14, 2013

'Young sensation' Januzaj says 'would be happy' to stay at Man U 'for life'
18:10 GMT

Manchester United youngster Adnan Januzaj has said that he never wants to leave the club and could play at Old Trafford for all his life.

Van Persie considers Manchester United future
14:37 GMT

The Dutch striker, who will miss the next month with a thigh injury, is unconvinced by the training methods and tactics employed by his boss

Manchester City dismiss Jovetic enquiries from Juventus, AC Milan & Inter
14:09 GMT

The Montenegro international has only started one Premier League match for Manuel Pellegrini's side but will not be allowed to leave the Etihad Stadium as he nears full fitness

Uefa plan to prioritise match-fixing problem
09:51 GMT

The European authorities have drafted an 11-point plan to eradicate the threat posed by match-fixing, an issue the body has described as a "top priority" for them

'Controversial' Suarez named Twitter's top trending football topic
09:49 GMT

Liverpool striker Luis Suarez has been named the top trending football topic of 2013, according to reports.

December 13, 2013

Manchester City v Arsenal: Team News, Players to Watch, Prediction
22:56 GMT

A massive clash of attacking forces will meet this Saturday, as Manchester City play hosts to table toppers Arsenal.