The two clubs face each other at Stamford Bridge on Saturday in a potential title decider with Jose Mourinho's men five points clear of the Premier League champion.
Saturday, January 31, 2015
The Blues have allied a lucrative mass loan system to shrewd player trading, while the Premier League champions have pioneered a global network of clubs.
Friday, January 30, 2015
The 27-year-old has spurned interest from several other Premier League clubs to reunite with former Spurs teammates Tom Huddlestone, Jake Livermore and Michael Dawson.
The 20-year-old right back joins the Old Trafford outfit having only made a handful of non-league appearances for Salford City since his arrival in early January.
The former Chelsea midfielder has agreed a three-year deal with the Welsh outfit, though was not registered in time for Sunday's match.
The England international has not appeared against the Reds since leaving the club while Brendan Rodgers hopes to welcome Daniel Sturridge back at some stage of the fixture.
The Black Cats have won just one of their last 12 league matches and their boss has called on his players to lift their performance level against Sean Dyche's side.
Jose Mourinho's side could be without two of its top performers for the visit of the champion as the Blues look to move eight points clear at the Premier League summit.
The Red Devils have added Victor Valdes to their squad this month but the former Netherlands boss is now only looking to sell players, not buy any, before the deadline.
The Scotland international, who has featured sparingly for the Old Trafford club this season, could seal a move to Upton Park before the transfer deadline day passes.
Stoke has a striker set to return to England following Senegal's elimination from the Africa Cup Of Nations, while Bojan has been ruled out for the remainder of the season.
The Chelsea striker has been banned for three matches for stamping on Emre Can but isn't in the same league as the former Liverpool striker when it comes to skulduggery.
Money-spinning friendlies in the Middle East help develop supporter bases and keep the sponsors happy, but they can derail a club’s season on the pitch.
The Football Association has banned Chelsea striker Diego Costa for three matches for violent conduct after a failed appeal.
The Foxes ran out 5-3 winners over Louis van Gaal's side earlier in the season, but the former Newcastle United coach does not want to dwell on the result any longer.
Thursday, January 29, 2015
The Scotland midfielder looks set to leave Man Utd in January and Sam Allardyce has not given up his quest to sign him.
The Gunners boss tempered short-term expectations for the 24-year-old defender, who was added to provide much-needed cover in the back.
The U.S. Under-20 national team standout suffered the injury late in the team's World Cup qualifying victory against El Salvador.
The Nigeria striker has decided to reunite with former boss Alan Pardew at Selhurst Park and becomes the Eagles' third signing of the January transfer window.
The Premier League leader has agreed a 33 million euro deal to sign the Colombian, with out-of-favor winger Mohamed Salah heading to Fiorentina on an 18-month loan deal.