Antonio Conte has his Chelsea side in the thick of a title race after 11 league games in charge, in sharp contrast to the side's fortunes at the start of last season.
Liverpool’s Adam Lallana shone for England as they beat Scotland 3-0 at Wembley.
Everton could do with bolstering their midfield ranks in January.
Newcastle United have enjoyed the best home attendance in the Championship this season.
Rangers attacker Martyn Waghorn is reportedly set to leave the club in January.
Nico Rosberg may pretend he does not think about winning the Formula One world championship but the thought probably occurred to the Mercedes driver at least half a dozen times as he strolled through the paddock at Interlagos on Friday.
Derby County have been linked with former Rangers midfielder Joey Barton.
The future of Ron Dennis – one of Formula One’s most dominating figures – was the subject of intense speculation on Friday night with reports that a consortium of Chinese investors had tabled a £1.65bn takeover bid for his McLaren team.
Aside from the first pictures of Donald Trump inside the White House there was no disputing the week’s most terrifying image.