Welcome to The Sportsman's LIVE football blog, where we will be bringing you all the latest transfer news, plus general football stories throughout the day. Then later this evening, the weekend's Premier League action gets underway with a fierce rivalry match between Brighton and Crystal Palace on the south coast. We will be bringing you updates from that match as well as post-match reaction.
Stay with us you won't want to miss it.
Antonio Conte refused to confirm if he would see out his Tottenham contract.
"Honestly I like to live in the present and not to think a lot of the future. Now it is important to live in the present, to try in the present to improve the situation and get out the best of my players."
"To work to improve the situation because the present is now, the future is later."
It was a fitting end to the latest chapter of this rivalry, which has given us so much over the last few years.
Brighton earn a point from a late own goal in a tense meeting between the two rivals.
Joachim Andersen scores an own goal to level this game in the closing minutes.
Crystal Palace get their first shot on target and they score, Conor Gallagher with a wonderful touch and finish.
Benjamin Tetteh throws a punch to the face at full-time, the referee then sends Thomas Partey to get Tetteh who is shown a red card.
Plenty of drama in that first-half as emotions run high at the Amex, still we are goalless at half time.
Neal Maupay's goal is cancelled out by VAR as Butland had both hands on the ball. It is still 0-0 at the Amex.
Pascal Gross' penalty is saved by Jack Butland and the Crystal Palace players go wild.
Brighton have been awarded a penalty after VAR spotted Hughes' arm around Veltman's neck.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is unable to star for Gabon in tonight's AFCON game against Ghana due to 'heart lesions'. The Arsenal player has just recovered from Covid after testing positive upon arrival in Cameroon.
We're underway at the Amex as these two rivals go head-to-head.
Nani returns to Serie A, signing for Venezia FC on a free transfer from Orlando City.
Morocca and Malawi with victories at AFCON today, with Gabon vs Ghana to be played. Find all the fixtures and results from the competition by clicking the link below.
Arsenal have requested the Premier League postpone Sunday's clash at Tottenham.
From 28th January, Eredivisie stadiums will open back up to fans.
💬 ,,Het tempo van besluitvorming in politiek Den Haag is te traag. Het demonstratief opengaan van de stadions is de onvermijdelijke volgende stap."
Lees meer 👇
Pep Guardiola was back for his first press conference since catching Covid, the Manchester City manager spoke about how the club are handling the Covid outbreak. Some key quotes from the presser:
"We played Aston Villa with 11 first team players. So the last six or seven games there are four or five players from the academy on the bench, we are in the same situation as all other clubs."
"Injuries may be less because our medical department are exceptional. But in terms of Covid, it's struck all clubs, it's around the world, it's not because we are smarter or wiser or we do the protocols better than the other ones."
On Tuchel: "He is one of the few managers I learn constantly from, to become a better manager myself. He makes world football better. When you find a manager who always wants to be positive in the way they play, it's good."
The 24-year-old currently plays for Nantes in Ligue 1.
Another week, another cancellation.
Details of the rearranged fixture will be confirmed on Everton Club channels in due course.
Argentine midfielder Paulo Dybala has reportedly snubbed a new deal with Juventus.
This is what football is all about,
6/10 is the score to beat.
He states he is happy at the club.
“For sure I want to improve the situation. The people deserve much more than this”, he told @jonathandveal83.
The veteran defender is set for a swift return to Championship action after leaving Derby County.
New signings Philippe Coutinho and Lucas Digne could make their Aston Villa debuts against Manchester United this weekend.
Denis Zakaria and Matthias Ginter are out of contract in the summer, but could they move to the Premier League this month in cut-price deals?
Newcastle United are chasing £15million-rated Stephy Mavididi.
Former Premier League keeper Paul Robinson think clubs shouldn't be allowed to postpone games because of injuries...
There is plenty of history between these two sides.
Wayne Rooney is furious.
Valerien Ismael has confirmed that the striker will start the game against QPR on the bench.
Burnley have postponed their game against Leicester this weekend due to injuries and COVID, but after selling Chris Wood this week, Adrian Durham isn't happy...
The Manchester City attacker has had quite a month.
This would be quite a signing for the Serie A side.
Another one bites the dust.
More information to follow.
Has he not seen the highlights in recent weeks?
Cristiano Ronaldo believes Manchester United are 'capable to change things now' 👇
Talk about a brick wall!
3 blocked shots
3 duels won
0x dribbled past
A rock at the back. 🪨
Today marks four years since his passing.
You're always in our hearts, Cyrille. 💙
Do you agree with this statement?
After Mikel Arteta insisted Arsenal can still attract some of Europe's top players, the Good Morning Transfer team discuss...👀
The Carabao Cup semi-final first-leg at Anfield ended goalless.