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Arsenal managed to hang on and keep Liverpool at bay to claim a 0-0 draw in their Carabao Cup semi-final first leg at Anfield on Thursday night, despite spending the majority of the game a man down.
Athletic Club will be Real Madrid's Supercopa de Espana final opponents as they came from behind to beat Atletico Madrid on Thursday evening in Saudi Arabia.
Vincent Aboubakar netted another brace as Cameroon beat a spirited Ethiopia side 4-1 to extend their perfect start to the Africa Cup of Nations.
AC Milan advance to the next round of Coppa Italia as they eliminate Genoa with Leao and A. Saelemaekers scoring two late winners in extra time.
Villa have confirmed that defender Digne rejoined Gerrard's side from Everton.
These Things Happened
Wood has signed a two-and-a-half year contract and arrives in time to feature in Saturday's Premier League clash with Watford at St. James' Park.
Barcelona have confirmed that Yusuf Demir's loan spell with the Catalans has ended and that he will return to Austrian side Rapid Vienna.
Leonardo Bonucci clashed with a member of Inter Milan's staff on the touchline after Juventus's defeat in the Supercoppa Italiana in extra time.
James Rodriguez performed a life-saving move on opponent Ousmane Coulibaly who suffered cardiac arrest during a league match in Qatar.
Pep Guardiola has instructed Manchester City to move for Erling Haaland, but the Dortmund forward has told Raiola he wants to play with Mbappé at Real Madrid.
According to reports in Catalonia, Real Madrid are hoping to snap up Barcelona defender Ronaldo Araujo when his contract expires in 2023.
What they Say
Regardless of the 2-3 defeat against Madrid, Blaugrana defender Gerard Pique believes Barcelona can leave with their heads held high after producing what was indeed a decent performance.
Thiago Silva has been singled out for praise by Chelsea fans after embracing the travelling support at the end of their 1-0 win over Tottenham on Wednesday night.
Cameroon fans have gushed over captain and striker Vincent Aboubakar on social media after he netted twice more at the Africa Cup of Nations, comparing the forward to Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.
Arsenal fans ripped into much-maligned midfielder Granit Xhaka once again on social media after the Swiss international received another red card, this time at Liverpool.
Wayne Rooney has corrected Cristiano Ronaldo's claim that Manchester United have to be a top-three team - by insisting that they must only strive to be a top-one team.
Some football fans, particularly non-Chelsea fans, were perplexed when Harry Kane's successful goal attempt against Chelsea was called off in the Carabao Cup semifinal between the two clubs.
Real Madrid might have won the Supercopa de Espana Clasico in Saudi Arabia, but there was enough in Barcelona's performance to suggest they will be hunting their old rivals down soon enough.
Fixtures of the Day
African Cup of Nations
Senegal vs Guinea 2022/1/14 UTC 13:00
Malawi vs Zimbabwe 2022/1/14 UTC 16:00
Morocco vs Comoros 2022/1/14 UTC 16:00
Gabon vs Ghana 2022/1/14 UTC 20:00
Brighton vs Crystal Palace 2022/1/14 UTC 21:00
Dortmund vs Freiburg 2022/1/14 UTC 20:30