Stoke City manager Mark Hughes saw plenty of positives from his side's 1-0 Premier League defeat by Burnley on Tuesday and has told his players to deliver the same kind of performance against West Ham United at the weekend.
West Bromwich Albion manager Alan Pardew will decide his transfer strategy by the end of the week and has confirmed that the club were interested in signing striker Danny Ings from Premier League rivals Liverpool in January.
England captain Joe Root sought to draw a line under the litany of off-field incidents that have dogged the team throughout the Ashes on Wednesday, even as a senior player admitted they would continue to haunt the side during the third test in Perth.
Chelsea forward Alvaro Morata will miss the Premier League game at Huddersfield Town on Tuesday with a back problem but Danny Drinkwater has returned to the squad after illness, coach Antonio Conte said on Monday.
Premier League leaders Manchester City plan to strengthen their defence in the January transfer window to avoid a lack of squad depth as they compete on multiple fronts, manager Pep Guardiola has said.
Former Porto coach Vitor Pereira has been unveiled as the new manager of Chinese Super League (CSL) side Shanghai SIPG on, replacing fellow Portuguese Andre Villas-Boas at the helm, the club announced on Tuesday.