Gareth Bale, Paul Pogba, Lionel Messi and Petr Cech

Transfer talk: Gareth Bale to Manchester United, Moussa Sissoko to Arsenal, Paul Pogba to Liverpool, Petr Cech to leave Chelsea

Transfer talk: A look at the latest news, gossip and rumours on Tuesday 23 December

Erik Lamela scores his first Premier League goal for Tottenham

Premier League round-up: Erik Lamela's winner may prove key to unlock 'big talent'

Argentine ace scored in the league for first time against Burnley

Jonjo Shelvey and Ki Sung-yeung celebrate putting Swansea ahead against Hull

Hull vs Swansea match report: Ki Sung-yeung unlocks Hull defence yet again to put under-fire Steve Bruce on the brink

Hull 0 Swansea 1: Jonjo Shelvey's off-target shot cannoned off Ki and wrong-footed Allan McGregor to give Swans the three points

Christian Benteke, Joleon Lescott and Harry Kane

Premier League live: Latest score and updates - Radamel Falcao scores for Manchester United, David Silva sees City home, Charlie Austin hat-trick

The rest of the day's action features Hull v Swansea, QPR v West Brom. Southampton v Everton and West Ham v Leicester

Jake Livermore vs Ki Sung-Yeong: Head-to-head analysis ahead of the clash between Hull and Swansea

Check out all the vital statistics concerning the two sides' players ahead of this weekend's Premier League meeting at the KC Stadium

Hull City vs Swansea City: Premier League match preview

A look ahead to this weekend's Premier League fixture at the KC Stadium

Chelsea 2 Hull 0: Gary Cahill dived 'like something out of Swan Lake,' says furious Steve Bruce after defeat

Bruce says Cahill should have also been sent off for tackle on Sone Aluko

Chelsea 2 Hull 0: Blues might have won but allowing Frank Lampard to leave continues to cost Jose Mourinho

COMMENT: Lampard on target as City won 1-0 at Leicester

Chelsea vs Hull match report: Diego Costa scores first in five after Tom Huddlestone was sent off in ill-tempered affair at Stamford Bridge

Chelsea 2 Hull City 0: Chelsea have it easy even before Huddlestone is sent off for Hull but Bruce is furious Cahill did not see red as well

Chelsea vs Hull City team news: Diego Costa keeps his place but Jose Mourinho makes three changes

Jose Mourinho makes two enforced changes and one tactical

Alexis Sanchez, Papiss Cisse, Arsene Wenger and Alan Pardew

Arsenal vs Newcastle live: Latest score and updates as Olivier Giroud gives Gunners the lead, with wins for Chelsea and Manchester City

Follow all the action with Burnley v Southampton, Crystal Palace v Stoke, Sunderland v West Ham and West Brom v Aston Villa completing the day's matches

Chelsea vs Hull: Petr Cech gets chance to regain first-team place after Thibault Courtois suffers 'little' injury

Courtois will miss the weekend match against Hull and Mourinho says Cech has 'nothing to prove'

Jose Mourinho and Steve Bruce

Premier League: Chelsea v Hull City match preview

A look ahead to this weekend's Premier League fixture at Stamford Bridge.

Alan Irvine looks on form the touchline on Saturday

Hull 0 West Brom 0: Alan Irvine glad to halt run of defeats

Baggies drew 0-0 at Hull on Saturday

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Celebrities call on David Cameron to take more Syrian refugees

One young mother tells of torture by Assad regime
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People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back
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The uniforms that make up modern life come to the fore
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Months before the invasion of Iraq in 2003, experts sought to warn the PM about his plans. Here, four of them recall that day
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25 years of The Independent on Sunday

The stories, the writers and the changes over the last quarter of a century
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Smash hit go under the hammer

It's nice to pick up a new record once in a while, but the purchasers of two latest releases can go a step further - by buying the only copy
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The geeks who rocked the world

A new documentary looks back at origins of the computer-games industry
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Twenty years ago, Belle & Sebastian was a fey indie band from Glasgow. It still is – except today, as prime mover Stuart Murdoch admits, it has a global cult following, from Hollywood to South Korea