The two Manchester clubs are into the semi-finals of the Capital One Cup and have been kept apart meaning there could be a meeting in the final. Both of them will see it is an opportunity to land a trophy in their new jobs.
Napoli have entered the race for Saint-Etienne’s Kurt Zouma, per a prominent Italian source.
To be played on Sunday 22nd December 2013 at 13:30. Venue: St. Mary's Stadium, Southampton.
Arsenal and England youngster Jack Wilshere has been charged by the FA with misconduct following his offensive gesture aimed at Manchester City fans in the Gunners’ 6-3 defeat at the Etihad on Saturday.
To be played on Sunday 22nd December 2013 at 16:00. Venue: Liberty Stadium, Swansea.
Chelsea and Manchester United have the best defensive records in the Champions League this term ahead of their round of 16 clashes with Galatasaray and Olympiakos in the New Year.
To be played on Monday 23rd December 2013 at 20:00. Venue: Emirates Stadium, London.
To be played on Saturday 21st December 2013 at 12:45. Venue: Anfield, Liverpool.
Leon Osman should have set a new record by the end of the festive period overtaking David Unsworth in the process.
Caretaker manager Tim Sherwood believes he must be in the frame for a full-time role.