LIVE Football News: Weekend Build-Up As Brentford Face Watford Tonight

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09:01, 10 Dec 2021
Last Updated: 16:46, 10 Dec 2021

Welcome to The Sportsman's LIVE football blog, where we will be bringing you all the latest news as well as the quirkiest stories throughout the day. There will be plenty of reaction to Leicester City's Europa League exit which sees them drop into the Europa Conference League. There will be plenty of build-up to this weekend's matches in the Premier League, with Brentford v Watford taking place tonight.

Stay with us you won't want to miss it.

Updates
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Rangnick plans to meet with Pogba

Manchester United boss Ralf Rangnick has said he is planning to meet with the injured Paul Pogba.

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Arteta wants Covid-19 transparency

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta has urged the Premier League to make clear the number of Covid-19 cases it would take for a fixture to be postponed.

Arsenal€™s Mikel Arteta asks for clearer rules over Covid postponements
Arsenal€™s Mikel Arteta asks for clearer rules over Covid postponements
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What next for Ibrahimovic?

We analyse the next step the Swedish legend could take before he calls time on his career.

What Next For Zlatan?
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EPL injuries and suspensions

All the latest injury and suspension information ahead of Gameweek 16 in the Premier League can be found below.

Injuries & Suspensions
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What the new Covid rules mean for fans

There will be some drastic changes when going to the football this weekend, following Boris Johnson's new guidelines.

Covid-19 And Football
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Boost for Arsenal fans

Arsenal have been boosted by the fact that Emile Smith Rowe was involved in training today.

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Delightful finish

No doubt Borussia Monchengladbach could do with one of these after recent results.

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Tuchel provides injury update

The injury crisis at Chelsea doesn't appear to be getting any better.

last month
Jurgen Klopp Presser

During today's press conference, Jurgen Klopp spoke about Steven Gerrard's return to Anfield and compared it to his return to Mainz as Dortmund manager.

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Moyes calls on players to maintain levels

West Ham United boss David Moyes has said he feels his side can play better than they already have this season.

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Well done Spurs

Tottenham Hotspur have donated the food that couldn't be used in the postponed match against Rennes to a local charity to help those in need.

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PEP HITS 10
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Pep Guardiola today joined a select few Premier League bosses with 10 or more 'Manager of the Month' awards...

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Try your luck with our weekly quiz

It's that time of the week again as The Sportsman's weekly quiz is ready for you to test your knowledge on the events of the past week. 

Weekly Quiz
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Martial wants Man United exit

Manchester United forward Anthony Martial is reportedly after a move away from the club in search of regular game time, according to his agent. The Frenchman has been at Old Trafford since 2015.

Anthony Martial wants to leave Manchester United, agent reveals
Anthony Martial wants to leave Manchester United, agent reveals
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Guardiola praises Wolves

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has praised Wolverhampton Wanderers ahead of their clash on Saturday.

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Jurgen Klopp press conference
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Mino Raiola on Haaland and Mbappe
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Martial Wants To Leave OT
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Anthony Martial has indicated he wants to leave Manchester United in January because he is unhappy with his limited playing time at the club.

His agent Philippe Lamboley said: "Anthony wishes to leave the club in January."

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CELTIC CONCEPT KIT
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Dennis the Menace

Watford forward Emmanuel Dennis has been in fine form recently and his goals and assists tally in the Premier League is only bettered by Mohamed Salah.

Watford's Answer To Salah
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Mascherano set for first management role

Former Liverpool and Barcelona star Javier Mascherano is set to become the manager of the Argentina U20s side.

Javier Mascherano set to take over as manager of Argentina U20s
Javier Mascherano set to take over as manager of Argentina U20s
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Alexander-Arnold named POTM
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Scott McTominay on Ralf Rangnick
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Gerrard excited by Anfield return
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Appalling behaviour

No sauce? Just bread and hotdog. Absolutely criminal. 

Poll: Is sauce needed?
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Brendan Rodgers on the Europa Conference League
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Mendy is a safe pair of hands
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Real Madrid want Rudiger

According to reports, Real Madrid want to make Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger a transfer priority in January and are willing to offer him £400k a week.

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Norwich suffer Covid outbreak
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IT'S MO SALAH'S WORLD
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...and we're all just living in it.

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PL players to ban cameras at Xmas parties

Wonder where they got that idea from?

Prem players introduce ban on camera phones at club Christmas parties
Prem players introduce ban on camera phones at club Christmas parties
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Leicester dumped from Europa League

In case you missed the match last night, you can find below our reaction to Leicester City's defeat against Napoli which saw them eliminated from the Europa League.

Leicester Knocked Out
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