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Arsenal suffer a set-back in the transfer market ahead of the deadline

Samuel Eto'o takes the ball past Phil Jones

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Hail Cesar: Azpilicueta has started 14 of Chelsea’s last 16 games, adding an understated solidity to the team’s defence

Chelsea v Manchester United: How a serious injury turned Chelsea defender Cesar Azpilicueta into Mr Indispensible

Full-back tells Miguel Delaney how he worked on his strength and won over Jose Mourinho by putting ‘the team first, second and third’

Mourinho’s words will at the very least place further focus on the 18-year-old Belgium-born winger Adnan Januzaj

Chelsea v Manchester United: More Jose Mourinho mind games as he builds up Adnan Januzaj

Jose Mourinho praised Manchester United’s Adnan Januzaj as a “fantastic player” whose composure makes him look 25 rather than 18.

The Portugal forward picked up a pass from Angel Di Maria on the left, cut inside and unleashed a powerful shot past home goalkeeper Stephan Andersen for his 21st league goal of the campaign

Round-up: Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema thrill as Real thrash Betis

Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema took Real Betis apart to give Real Madrid a resounding 5-0 win yesterday that put them level on 50 points with Barcelona and Atletico Madrid at the top of La Liga.

David Moyes (left) prowls the technical area last night as Jose Mourinho takes notes

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Belgium midfielder Kevin De Bruyne has secured a transfer to Wolfsburg

Transfer news: Chelsea flop Kevin De Bruyne completes move to Wolfsburg as Blues secure a considerable profit on his sale

De Bruyne joined Chelsea for £7m with reports in Germany claiming Wolfsburg have spent £16.7m on the Belgian who has made just nine appearances for the Blues

Chelsea v Manchester United: David Moyes will have to break two long-standing records if he is to taste victory at Stamford Bridge

Moyes has never won at Arsenal, Chelsea or Liverpool in his 12 year's of Premier League management while Jose Mourinho is yet to taste defeat when playing at home in the league

Jose Mourinho manager of Chelsea

Chelsea v Manchester United: Jose Mourinho has 'no sympathy' for David Moyes

Mourinho believes his Manchester Untied counterpart is secure in his job, despite a difficult season

Chelsea defender Ryan Bertrand

Transfer news: Ryan Bertrand to join Aston Villa on loan from Chelsea, reveals Jose Mourinho

The Blues defender will move to Villa Park for the rest of the season

Alvaro Morata’s first-team chances have been limited at Real
Pepe Mel says Albion must create more chances to score

West Brom manager Pepe Mel goes on the attack, despite the loss of striker Shane Long to Hull City

It is a good job he is a man who, in his own words, 'likes a challenge,' but he has been in this situation before

Transfer news: Chelsea reportedly close to signature of French defender Kurt Zouma

Saint-Etienne defender reveals his love for Blues

Clarence Seedorf (centre) is mobbed as he arrives at Linate Airport in Milan

AC Milan confirm Clarence Seedorf appointment

The club's former midfielder has retired from playing in order to take up the role

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Manchester United top the league in selling club merchandise - but just look at some of the things they're selling...

The reigning Premier League champions have sold more than any other club on retail website Amazon

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