Chelsea planning move for Barcelona defender in January

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Chelsea are lining up a shock £14.5million bid in January for Barcelona full-back Dani Alves.

Southampton are confident of agreeing a new deal with Ronald Koeman - despite the Netherlands keeping tabs on him.

Liverpool or Arsenal could sign Birmingham winger Demarai Gray for just £3.5m this January.

Steve McClaren's Newcastle reign has been plunged into crisis just three months after taking charge of the club.

Liverpool have denied approaching Carlo Ancelotti to replace Brendan Rodgers.

Brendan Rodgers' job as Liverpool boss is hanging by a thread.

Paul Pogba's agent Mino Raiola has told former Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson: You don't know what you're talking about.

Chelsea are not giving up on their fight to clear Diego Costa's name.

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho is facing fresh claims he directed abuse at doctor Eva Carneiro.

Brendan Rodgers was last night under growing pressure at Anfield with Liverpool having to deny they have approached Carlo Ancelotti.

Jose Mourinho has hit out at Diego Costa's three-match ban and the overturning of Gabriel Paulista's red card by insisting: "Retaliation is now allowed."

Arsenal are plotting new contracts for Mesut Ozil and Nacho Monreal as they review the squad's deals.

Liverpool and Bournemouth target Demarai Gray is set to leave Birmingham in January.

Yaya Toure is convinced this Manchester City side can become the most exciting in the club's history.

Mesut Ozil's agent says a Fenerbahce move is a "serious option" in the summer.

Barcelona are continuing to monitor Leicester star Riyad Mahrez as well as Newcastle winger Florian Thauvin.

Arsenal made discreet enquiries about signing Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski in the summer but were told he was not for sale.

Arsenal have started a contract renewal drive with Mesut Ozil one of the stars in line for a new deal.

PFA chief Gordon Taylor says players' health should not be put at risk if team doctors feel any reluctance to go on the field.

Adam Bogdan insists Liverpool played well despite needing penalties to see off Sky Bet League 2 side Carlisle in the Capital One Cup.

Manchester City are closing in on a surprise deal for Australian midfielder Luke Brattan.

Jose Mourinho has fired his first shot at the Football Association over the handling of the fall-out from Chelsea's victory over Arsenal by claiming they have given the green light to retaliation by letting Gabriel off the hook.

Liverpool striker Christian Benteke is not expected to overcome his hamstring injury in time to go up against his former employers Aston Villa on Saturday.