Welcome to The Sportsman's LIVE football blog, where we will be bringing you all the biggest updates, as well as the quirkiest stories throughout the day. There will be plenty of reaction to last night's action in the Premier League as Manchester City went eight points clear at the top of the table as Chelsea were held to a point against Brighton. Plus there will be build-up to tonight's match between Manchester United and Burnley as Ralf Rangnick will want to see a much better performance from the Red Devils after their poor display against Newcastle United.
Stay with us you won't want to miss it.
Didn't see this one happening this evening!
Following the suspension of Bruno Fernandes for tonight's match against Burnley, Jesse Lingard could feature for Manchester United. The attacker has not started for the club since New Year's Day in 2020.
Napoli and Nigeria striker Victor Osimhen has had to cancel a planned trip to Italy to assess his cheekbone injury after testing positive for Covid-19 for a second time.
The January transfer window is sure to be an exciting one for Tottenham Hotspur.
Brendan Rodgers has confirmed that Leicester City will be without Jamie Vardy for 3-4 weeks due to an injury.
James Maddison will be available to face Norwich but the likes of Evans, Soyuncu and Justin still at least three weeks away.
Barnes returned to training today. Bertrand back next week.
Chelsea have contacted AC Milan about the availability of defender Theo Hernandez.
Venezia are in the process of signing Mickael Cuisance from Bayern Munich.
Ian Wright has slammed those who disrespect the African Cup of Nations, saying that there is no higher honour for African players.
There is still something not right at Manchester United, they have already seemed to pack in Ralf Rangnick's pressing style. We assess why these problems are continuing.
Speaking to The Players' Tribune, André Onana opens up about the error that led to his nine-month ban and how he was hurt by the ruling.
Inter Milan are in talks with Borussia Monchengladbach defender Matthias Ginter who will be a free agent in the summer.
André Onana will sign his contract as new Inter player in the next few weeks. Barça are definitely out of the race.
You can't help but feel this is mainly directed at Manchester United.
From bad to worse at Chelsea.
La Liga will reduce the maximum capacity of stadiums to 75% due to covid-19's sixth wave, this will come into effect in the new year.
It doesn't get more unlucky than this.
Footballers in the Chinese Super League will have to have their tattoos removed or face bans from the national teams. Bizarre.
Barcelona are interested in signing striker Alvaro Morata who is on loan at Juventus from Atletico Madrid. The Catalan club would also be willing to speak to Juventus about Memphis Depay.
Antoine Griezmann, Koke, Hector Herrera, Joao Felix and manager Diego Simeone have tested posiitve for Covid-19.
During Thomas Tuchel post press-conference, he stated that it would be 'stupid' to think that Chelsea could compete in the title race with their current Covid and injury issues.
Chelsea's Callum Hudson-Odoi has been told he must be better after squandering an excellent chance for Chelsea to kill the game off against Brighton.
"Not the best kick about year 11s Stole our ball."
Ivan Toney took to Twitter to share his thoughts on Brentford's defeat against Manchester City, the Cityzens key 76% possession.
Barcelona have announced that Sergiño Dest, Coutinho and Ez Abde have all tested positive for COVID-19.
Sergiño Dest, Coutinho and Ez Abde positive for COVID-19.
The players are in good health and self-isolating at home.
The Club has reported the cases to the relevant authorities.
The EFL have posted a feature with managerial legend Neil Warnock. Without even reading it, you just know it's going to be a great read.
Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel has slammed Mike Dean and VAR for not awarding a penalty for his side in their 1-1 draw with Brighton.
In case you missed it, Betfred announced yesterday that punters who had backed Manchester City to win the Premier League could go and claim their winnings. This was even before Pep Guardiola's side went eight points clear at the top of the table/