After waiting 26 days to learn the identity of their new manager, West Bromwich Albion fans could be forgiven for feeling a little underwhelmed by the appointment of Pepe Mel as Steve Clarke’s successor.
The 50-year-old was the club's 'No 1 candidate' to replace Steve Clarke
Mata reacted angrily to being substituted in the 3-0 win over Southampton and reports link him with a move to the likes of PSG, Inter, Manchester United and Napoli
Real Madrid assistant manager Paul Clement and former Osasuna manager Jose Luis Mendilibar are also on the radar
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Diego Costa scored twice as Atletico Madrid beat Valencia 3-0 to maintain their winning home run this season and keep pace with Barcelona at the top of La Liga.
Lennon saw Celtic ship six goals, which included a Neymar hat-trick, before Georgios Samaras scored a late consolation
Alonso has been linked with a move to both Chelsea and Liverpool and Carlo Ancelotti has announced that they are expecting his decision in the weeks to come
The champions tried and failed to sign a host of players
The manager had not worked in four years anyway
The Uruguay striker scored four goals against Norwich
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Xavi and Cristian Tello are doubts for the weekend, while Lionel Messi is expected to be out until the new year
The Argentina international, who is currently out injured, was presented with the award today