LIVE Football Blog: Liverpool Win, Chelsea Draw and COVID Causes Havoc

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09:07, 17 Dec 2021
Last Updated: 20:19, 17 Dec 2021

Welcome to The Sportsman's LIVE football blog, where we will be bringing you all the biggest updates, plus quirkiest stories throughout the day. There will be plenty of reaction to last night's Premier League action as Liverpool win against Newcastle and Chelsea drop points at home to Everton. 

Updates
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Guardiola tests negative for Covid

Pep Guardiola will be in the dugout at St James' Park after testing negative for Covid.

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FA to investigate David Elleray

The FA will reportedly open an investigation into David Elleray's conduct. He is currently chair of the FA referees' committee and technical director at the IFAB. 

FA opens investigation into new allegations against former referee David Elleray
FA opens investigation into new allegations against former referee David Elleray
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Aubameyang out of Arsenal team

Ex-captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to train on his own until he returns from AFCON.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang no longer training with Arsenal first team
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang no longer training with Arsenal first team
last month
Lorenzo Insigne loves this game

Lorenzo Insigne shared his love for Pep Guardiola and two Premier League teams feature in his 'perfect final'. 

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Rangers beautiful concept kit
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Barcelona offer Cavani an 18-month deal

Will he stick around in Europe or head back home to Uruguay? 

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Christain Eriksen is a free-agent!

Where will the Dane end up next? 

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Anthony Gordon is feeling the love
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As Martin Tyler would say

OOOOOOOOHHHH YEEEESSSSSS

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Rooney squashes Everton links
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Rooney's amazing cross field ball

He was such an amazing player. Passes like this aren't in most players locker. Rooney could do it all. 

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This is an absolute beauty

We do love a concept kit here at The Sportsman

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Nervous times at Man City

Pep Guardiola will await the results of another test after producing an "inconclusive" test 

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Chris Sutton wasn't impressed with Mike Dean

Head injuries always should be priority. You don't play an advantage and check once the ball is in the net. VAR should've intervened on this one. 

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No Aubameyang again for Arsenal

The former Arsenal captain is set to miss out on selection once again. 

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Chelsea Boss likes his Jules

Forgive the awful pun. Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel is interested in signing Sevilla centreback, Jules Kounde. He was also linked with the side heavily last summer. 

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European Nights at Ibrox will be special

This atmosphere but with Rangers vs Dortmund under the lights will be incredible!

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Bayern Munich breaking records!

I mean they are arguably the best team in the world on their day but still a remarkable feat. 

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Trent-Alexander Arnolds Rocket Right Foot

What a strike this was from TAA against Newcastle last night.

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Mykolenko on the move

Lucas Digne is surely out in the cold permanently so Everton fans will be hoping this is true. 

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Reece James is on fire this year!

He's really leaving his mark on the Chelsea side and has played a crucial role this season in the team's goal contributions. 

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