• Sven-Goran Eriksson swayed Roman Abramovich to buy Chelsea instead of Tottenham - after mistakenly thinking the billionaire was a chauffeur at their first meeting.
  • Arsenal is keen to snap up Scunthorpe's teenage midfielder Joey Dawson in a surprise deal.
  • Arsene Wenger turned down numerous offers from Real Madrid during his time at Arsenal and admitted if he had moved, it would have certainly meant more trophies.
  • Manchester United and Juventus have reportedly come to a verbal agreement over a £10m deal for striker Mario Mandzukic.
  • Barcelona has reportedly included Roberto Firmino on a shortlist of forwards to replace Luis Suarez.
  • Spurs star Christian Eriksen would prefer to join Real Madrid in the summer instead of January because he could then request a higher signing-on bonus.
  • Wales manager Ryan Giggs has claimed Daniel James was 'acting' despite TV cameras appearing to show the winger knocked unconscious against Croatia on Sunday night.
  • Manchester United could make a £70m move for West Ham midfielder Declan Rice in the January transfer window, according to reports.
  • Arsenal has reportedly moved ahead of Manchester City and Chelsea in the race to sign Villarreal center-back Pau Torres.
  • Tottenham is set to renew their interests in Sporting Lisbon midfielder Bruno Fernandes when the transfer window reopens.
  • Leicester City's Jamie Vardy has deleted Wayne Rooney from his social media accounts as he stands by his wife Rebekah during her public falling out with Rooney's wife Coleen.
  • Manchester United and Liverpool target Kai Havertz is considering a move from Bayer Leverkusen - but he'll speak to Germany boss Joachim Low first.
  • Manchester United's wage bill is the highest ever reported by a Premier League club.
  • Wales manager Ryan Giggs called Daniel James "streetwise" to stay down after a heavy collision and insisted the Manchester United winger had passed concussion protocols to continue playing in the Euro 2020 qualifier against Croatia. (Press Association)
  • Gareth Southgate believes James Maddison has learned a valuable lesson about being an England player after being pictured in a casino following his withdrawal from the squad through illness. (Press Association)
  • Tyrone Mings will make his England debut against Bulgaria on Monday night. (Sky Sports)
  • Phil Foden has been urged to go out on loan in January by former Manchester City player and manager Stuart Pearce. (talkSPORT)
  • Barcelona may be willing to sell 31-year-old midfielder Ivan Rakitic in January, with Manchester United believed to have opened talks over a move for the Croatian. (Sport)