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Champions League draw LIVE: Last 16 -Liverpool, Chelsea, Tottenham, Real Madrid and more

Champions League draw LIVE: Last 16 -Liverpool, Chelsea, Tottenham, Real Madrid and more

The Champions League draw gets underway today as we discover the ties in the competition's round of 16. All four Premier League clubs are still involved as we enter the knockout stages.

Europa League draw LIVE: Arsenal, Man Utd and Wolves last-32 opponents?

Europa League draw LIVE: Arsenal, Man Utd and Wolves last-32 opponents?

Europa League draw gets underway today as 32 teams progress to the knockout stage of the European competition. Follow along for all the build-up then live draw as it happens.

Allardyce insists he would fix Arsenal's defensive woes 'tomorrow' if he was appointed as their boss

Allardyce insists he would fix Arsenal's defensive woes 'tomorrow' if he was appointed as their boss

Arsenal's woes at the back were laid bare after a devastating performance from Manchester City saw the champions dominate at the Emirates and Allardyce feels he could turn it around quickly.

World chess champion Magnus Carlsen rises to TOP of Premier League Fantasy Football table

World chess champion Magnus Carlsen rises to TOP of Premier League Fantasy Football table

World chess champion Magnus Carlsen may soon have another title to add to his collection - this time in fantasy football.

Transfer News LIVE: Man United, Arsenal, Liverpool, Chelsea and the rest

Transfer News LIVE: Man United, Arsenal, Liverpool, Chelsea and the rest

Christmas might be just around the corner, but for clubs up and down the country, all eyes are looking towards the January transfer window. Sportsmail brings you all the latest.

Jurgen Klopp admits surprise at repeated use of the same pitch at the Club World Cup

Jurgen Klopp admits surprise at repeated use of the same pitch at the Club World Cup

The Khalifa International Stadium in Doha will host three games within 27 hours this week, with Liverpool's semi-final against Mexican side Monterrey on Wednesday the third to take place.

Chelsea 'running out of time to activate £40m buy-back clause for Nathan Ake'

Chelsea 'running out of time to activate £40m buy-back clause for Nathan Ake'

Chelsea have limited time remaining to exercise their £40million buy-back clause on Dutch defender Nathan Ake with the Blues' first refusal clause set to expire prior to the summer 2020 window.

Marc van Bommel SACKED by Dutch giants PSV following defeat to Feyenoord

Marc van Bommel SACKED by Dutch giants PSV following defeat to Feyenoord

Marc Van Bommel has been sacked, leaving the side fourth in the league following a 3-1 loss to Feyenoord, 10 points adrift of leaders and defending champions Ajax after 17 games.

Ryan Giggs gives damning assessment of Man United's Anthony Martial after draw against Everton

Ryan Giggs gives damning assessment of Man United's Anthony Martial after draw against Everton

The Manchester United striker struggled to make a telling contribution at Old Trafford as academy ace Mason Greenwood came off the bench to salvage a point for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side.

Arsenal chief Vinai Venkatesham leaves Mikel Arteta's Manchester mansion at 1.20am

Arsenal chief Vinai Venkatesham leaves Mikel Arteta's Manchester mansion at 1.20am

Arsenal managing director Vinai Venkatesham was pictured leaving the Manchester mansion of Mikel Arteta in the early hours of Monday morning as speculation mounts over their new manager.

Angel Gomes hints at Manchester United exit as he 'removes mention of club from Instagram bio'

Angel Gomes hints at Manchester United exit as he 'removes mention of club from Instagram bio'

Gomes, 19, has failed to cement a spot in the first-team squad and with his contract due to run out at the end of the season, he has now hinted at a move away due to his actions on social media.

Jermaine Jenas slams Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil for walking off pitch and kicking gloves

Jermaine Jenas slams Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil for walking off pitch and kicking gloves

Match of the Day pundit Jermaine Jenas has slammed Mesut Ozil after the Arsenal midfielder reacted angrily to being substituted during the humiliating 3-0 defeat by Manchester City.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer optimistic despite Man United only being able to draw with Everton 

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer optimistic despite Man United only being able to draw with Everton 

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is convinced Manchester United remain on the right track despite needing to battle for a point against Everton on Sunday. Mason Greenwood came off the bench to earn a draw.

Napoli owner Aurelio De Laurentiis rules out move for Zlatan Ibrahimovic in January

Napoli owner Aurelio De Laurentiis rules out move for Zlatan Ibrahimovic in January

Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis has appeared to rule out signing the veteran Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, saying he has 'other priorities.'

Jose Mourinho believes his Spurs side will be one to avoid in the Champions League last-16 draw 

Jose Mourinho believes his Spurs side will be one to avoid in the Champions League last-16 draw 

Spurs, along with Liverpool, Manchester City and Chelsea, will find out their opponents for the last 16 on Monday as the draw takes place in Switzerland. They can play one of five potential opponents.

10 things we learned: Liverpool can top Arsenal's Invincibles as the Premier League's greatest team

10 things we learned: Liverpool can top Arsenal's Invincibles as the Premier League's greatest team

It was the Premier League weekend that saw Liverpool strengthen their grip on top spot and Chelsea suffer another setback. We reflect on 10 things we learned from the action.

Humble Cristiano Ronaldo insists for Blaise Matuidi to receive Juventus captains armband

Humble Cristiano Ronaldo insists for Blaise Matuidi to receive Juventus captains armband

Cristiano Ronaldo refused to take the captain's armband from Leonardo Bonucci as Juventus cruised to a 3-1 victory over Udinese. Ronaldo scored a brace to help the team to victory.

Napoli 'to offer Lucas Torreira a way out of Arsenal in January'

Napoli 'to offer Lucas Torreira a way out of Arsenal in January'

Napoli have stepped up their efforts to bring Lucas Torreira back to Serie A by offering €30million (£25m) for the Arsenal midfielder with Gennaro Gatuso keen to add to his midfield, according to reports.

Zinedine Zidane 'wants to bring Achraf Hakimi back to Real Madrid'

Zinedine Zidane 'wants to bring Achraf Hakimi back to Real Madrid'

Zinedine Zidane is reportedly keen to see Achraf Hakimi return to Real Madrid next season having been impressed with the Moroccan's form on loan at Borussia Dortmund.

Sports Personality of the Year host Gary Lineker introduces Ben Stokes as the 'main award winner'

Sports Personality of the Year host Gary Lineker introduces Ben Stokes as the 'main award winner'

Ben Stokes has been crowned Sports Personality of the Year an hour after viewers said host Gary Lineker spoiled the show by calling the cricketer the 'main award winner'.

IAN LADYMAN: Mane should be heading for Villa rather than Qatar for the Club World Cup

IAN LADYMAN: Mane should be heading for Villa rather than Qatar for the Club World Cup

IAN LADYMAN: If you were to ask Liverpool fans whether they would prefer to lift the Carabao Cup at Wembley or the Club World Cup in Doha on Saturday, many would plump for the former.

Chelsea WSL boss Emma Hayes slams Liverpool Prenton Park pitch as 'stain' on club

Chelsea WSL boss Emma Hayes slams Liverpool Prenton Park pitch as 'stain' on club

The dreadful state of Liverpool women's pitch is a 'stain' on the football club, according to Chelsea boss Emma She pulled no punches in blasting the Reds for the condition of their turf.

Keep calm and carry on! Leicester star James Maddison urges fans of old side Norwich to be patient

Keep calm and carry on! Leicester star James Maddison urges fans of old side Norwich to be patient

Be patient was James Maddison's advice to his former club, with the benefit of his own experiences, as Norwich continue to adapt to life in the Premier League.

It won't be long until Salah is viewed as best Liverpool striker of Premier League era

It won't be long until Salah is viewed as best Liverpool striker of Premier League era

DOMINIC KING AT ANFIELD: The request for a conversation was greeted - as it always is - with a smile, a shake of the head and a simple: 'No, thank you.' Audiences with Mo Salah are rare.

'It definitely has to happen': Deontay Wilder insists that he will eventually fight Anthony Joshua 

'It definitely has to happen': Deontay Wilder insists that he will eventually fight Anthony Joshua 

Anthony Joshua took revenge on Andy Ruiz with victory in Saudi Arabia. Deontay Wilder is set to face Tyson Fury but boxing fans and pundits are keen for a unification bout with Joshua.

Frank Lampard urges Chelsea stars to be braver after Bournemouth defeat

Frank Lampard urges Chelsea stars to be braver after Bournemouth defeat

Lampard spoke on multiple fronts after a defeat by Bournemouth, touching on issues ranging from fatigue, to conceding too many goals.

Arsenal suffer another injury blow as they lose Kolasinac to knock during first half vs Man City

Arsenal suffer another injury blow as they lose Kolasinac to knock during first half vs Man City

Arsenal have suffered another defensive injury blow as Sead Kolasinac was forced off in their first-half of their match against Manchester City.

BBC Sports Personality of the year 2019 TV review: The night Doddie Weir stood tall

BBC Sports Personality of the year 2019 TV review: The night Doddie Weir stood tall

Naturally, the whole sporting shindig began with a song, a mournful dirge to my ear. The BBC, we have long realised, has given up comprehensive TV coverage of games.

Tyson Fury rules out potential all-UK fight with Anthony Joshua in 2020

Tyson Fury rules out potential all-UK fight with Anthony Joshua in 2020

The 'Gypsy King' is preparing for a February rematch with Deontay Wilder and does not currently have his eyes set on Anthony Joshua - who reclaimed his titles with victory over Andy Ruiz Jr.

SPORTS AGENDA: Why a day is a long time in politics for Arsenal

SPORTS AGENDA: Why a day is a long time in politics for Arsenal

SPORTS AGENDA - MIKE KEEGAN: Arsenal's decision to disown Mesut Ozil for his views on China's treatment of the Muslim Uighur minority in the country raised eyebrows on Sunday.

JAMIE REDKNAPP - MY VERDICT: It's like Kevin De Bruyne has a crystal ball tucked in his socks!

JAMIE REDKNAPP - MY VERDICT: It's like Kevin De Bruyne has a crystal ball tucked in his socks!

JAMIE REDKNAPP - MY VERDICT: There are two midfielders who stand out to me in world football right now and they are Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne and Frenkie de Jong of Barcelona.

CHRIS SUTTON - MY VERDICT: Find the right manager to sort this Arsenal lot out

CHRIS SUTTON - MY VERDICT: Find the right manager to sort this Arsenal lot out

CHRIS SUTTON - MY VERDICT: My BBC colleague John Murray quipped on the radio that we were witnessing 'football from heaven for Kevin'. As cheesy as that line was, he wasn't wrong!

Jose Mourinho hails Paulo Gazzaniga after his goalkeeping heroics inspire Tottenham to victory

Jose Mourinho hails Paulo Gazzaniga after his goalkeeping heroics inspire Tottenham to victory

Goals from Lucas Moura and Jan Vertonghen helped Tottenham to a 2-1 victory over Wolves. After the match Jose Mourinho praised Paulo Gazzaniga for his goalkeeping heroics during the win.

Wolves 1-2 Tottenham: Last-gasp Jan Vertonghen header stops host's nine-games unbeaten run

Wolves 1-2 Tottenham: Last-gasp Jan Vertonghen header stops host's nine-games unbeaten run

A last-gasp Jan Verthongen header pushed Jose Mourinho's side to within three points of the Champions League places, ending Wolves' 11-game unbeaten run with a fighting performance.

Tottenham will struggle unless they strengthen their midfield options after undeserved Molineux win

Tottenham will struggle unless they strengthen their midfield options after undeserved Molineux win

TOM COLLOMOSSE AT MOLINEUX: Mourinho has a forward line that would be the envy of most teams but Spurs will struggle to reach the heights he requires unless they control the midfield more.

Graeme Souness blasts David de Gea for Victor Lindelof's own goal that gave Everton the lead

Graeme Souness blasts David de Gea for Victor Lindelof's own goal that gave Everton the lead

Everton took the lead against Manchester United after 36 minutes through a Victor Lindelof own goal. Graeme Souness blamed David De Gea for his effort in punching the ball that led to the goal.

Arsenal interim boss Freddie Ljungberg makes baffling claim after defeat by Manchester City 

Arsenal interim boss Freddie Ljungberg makes baffling claim after defeat by Manchester City 

SAMI MOKBEL AT THE EMIRATES STADIUM: Arsenal interim boss Freddie Ljungberg made the baffling claim he was 'proud' of his players despite being pummelled by Manchester City.

Freddie Ljungberg looks like a rabbit caught in the headlights at Arsenal... but it's not his fault

Freddie Ljungberg looks like a rabbit caught in the headlights at Arsenal... but it's not his fault

SAMI MOKBEL AT THE EMIRATES: It's almost cruel on Freddie Ljungberg. Like a rabbit caught in the headlights. But he should be in no way blamed for the state Arsenal find themselves in.

Freddie Ljungberg urges Arsenal to finally appoint permanent manager

Freddie Ljungberg urges Arsenal to finally appoint permanent manager

SAMI MOKBEL AT THE EMIRATES STADIUM: Freddie Ljungberg has pleaded with the Arsenal board to finally appoint a permanent manager after another humiliating day at the Emirates Stadium.

Arsenal's Mesut Ozil kicks gloves along touchline after being substituted against Manchester City

Arsenal's Mesut Ozil kicks gloves along touchline after being substituted against Manchester City

Mesut Ozil was taken off by Freddie Ljungberg on 59 minutes, with Emile Smith-Rowe his replacement. But the German's frustration was visible as Arsenal lost to Manchester City.

Tyson Fury teams up with Javan 'Sugar' Hill after split from Ben Davison

Tyson Fury teams up with Javan 'Sugar' Hill after split from Ben Davison

Davison, who had worked with the 31-year-old boxer since 2017, announced on Twitter that they had parted ways, but insisted they are still friends.

Duncan Ferguson to speak with Moise Kean after hauling the substitute off after just 18 minutes

Duncan Ferguson to speak with Moise Kean after hauling the substitute off after just 18 minutes

CHRIS WHEELER AT OLD TRAFFORD: Kean and interim manager Ferguson did not acknowledge one another as the 19-year-old came off in the 89th minute.

JAMIE REDKNAPP: Chelsea's kids need a break... plus find out who makes my team of the week

JAMIE REDKNAPP: Chelsea's kids need a break... plus find out who makes my team of the week

JAMIE REDKNAPP: Chelsea had a wobble, losing four of their last five Premier League games under Frank Lampard, but let's take a moment to think before hammering his youngsters.

Jamie Carragher hails Manchester City star Kevin De Bruyne after sensational display at Arsenal 

Jamie Carragher hails Manchester City star Kevin De Bruyne after sensational display at Arsenal 

The Belgian scored a brace and set up Raheem Sterling in City's 3-0 victory over the Gunners as they bounced back from their derby defeat last weekend.

Bacary Sagna believes Arsenal made a mistake sacking Unai Emery without having a plan in place

Bacary Sagna believes Arsenal made a mistake sacking Unai Emery without having a plan in place

Bacary Sagna has said it was a 'mistake' for Arsenal not to have a replacement already in place after sacking Unai Emery. The comments came after Arsenal's 3-0 defeat to Manchester City.

Guardiola opens the door to Arteta leaving Manchester City amid interest from Arsenal and Everton

Guardiola opens the door to Arteta leaving Manchester City amid interest from Arsenal and Everton

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola says Mikel Arteta is an 'important part' of his set-up as the Spaniard continues to be linked with Arsenal and Everton.

Arsenal 0-3 Manchester City: Kevin De Bruyne puts on a masterclass with brace

Arsenal 0-3 Manchester City: Kevin De Bruyne puts on a masterclass with brace

MARTIN SAMUEL AT THE EMIRATES STADIUM: Kevin De Bruyne turned on the style as Arsenal were thoroughly outclassed by the Belgian as Manchester City cruised to victory.

Cricket World Cup hero Ben Stokes wins BBC Sports Personality of the Year award

Cricket World Cup hero Ben Stokes wins BBC Sports Personality of the Year award

Ben Stokes crowned a remarkable year for himself and English cricket when he was named BBC Sports Personality of the Year on Sunday. The all-rounder was recognised for his dual achievements.

Premier League clubs fear losing out on Chinese millions after broadcaster CCTV scraps coverage

Premier League clubs fear losing out on Chinese millions after broadcaster CCTV scraps coverage

Premier League clubs are fearful of losing hundreds of millions of pounds in future television and sponsorship revenue from China state broadcaster CCTV.

Souness believes Arsenal have gone backwards since leaving Highbury for the Emirates in 2006

Souness believes Arsenal have gone backwards since leaving Highbury for the Emirates in 2006

Sky pundit Graeme Souness provided a damning assessment of Arsenal's current plight, labelling the Gunners as 'rudderless' after their dismal showing against Manchester City.

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