Manchester United and Spurs in Bruno Fernandes battle, Liverpool back in for Dembele – The Sun

THE January transfer window is in full flow as Premier League clubs look to strengthen their squads. Namesakes Bruno Fernandes and Gedson Fernandes appear to be among the top targets with a host of top six clubs chasing the respective players. Follow all the latest Transfer news and gossip below... !function(f,b,e,v,n,t,s){if(f.fbq)return;n=f.fbq=function(){n.callMethod?...

Arsenal are a reminder no one can take a place in the elite for granted | Jonathan Wilson | Football

There is a danger always in football, perhaps in life more generally, to assume certain attributes, certain virtues, certain values are eternal. They are not. We talk now of a Big Six in the Premier League but it’s not so long ago it was a Big Four. In truth, once the group of the Big had grown beyond the number of sides who could qualify for the Champions League, it was never likely to be as...

Pochettino open to Gunners job, Aubameyang to Inter, Bellerin wants Barcelona transfer – The Sun

BRENDAN RODGERS has distanced himself from the Arsenal job - but former Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino is said to be willing to consider a stunning switch across North London. However, Arsenal will need to open their chequebook to attract a big name, with Freddie Ljungberg and Mikel Arteta leading the way if they choose a budget option instead. Follow ALL of the latest Gunners news, updates...

With coach Khari Jones signed, Als turn their attention to GM search

Now that Khari Jones is returning as the Alouettes’ head coach — the two sides reached agreement on a three-year deal during Grey Cup week in Calgary, the Montreal Gazette has learned — and until the team’s ownership situation is settled, the next order of business will be hiring a general manager.It would be easy for the Als to hire someone with experience. Should the Canadian Football...

Als linebacker Hénoc Muamba named CFL’s most outstanding Canadian

Born in Kinshasa, Zaire, before being raised in both Montreal and Mississauga, Ont., Hénoc Muamba didn’t begin playing football until Grade 10.And when he started, he wasn’t a middle linebacker. He was a running back who hated the game and ran from defenders out of fear more than an attempt to reach the end zone.“I didn’t like the contact aspect of it. I was running away from people...