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Steve Cooper needs a win as Nottingham Forest boss with club's owner growing increasingly frustrated - Paper Talk

Plus: Aaron Ramsdale tops Wolves' wishlist as a replacement for Jose Sa; Derby braced for bids for starlet Cruz Allen; Chelsea want a new striker in January but Victor Osimhen and Ivan Toney could be out of reach; Dimitri De Conde won't be joining Rangers from Genk as director of football

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Steve Cooper needs a win as Nottingham Forest manager with the club's ambitious owner growing increasingly frustrated.

Brighton's Lewis Dunk was shown a straight red - not a second yellow - against Nottingham Forest because his language to the referee was personally abusive.

The Glazer family is spending £250,000 a week in legal and consultancy fees in a bid to sell a share of Manchester United to Sir Jim Ratcliffe - more than they pay club captain Bruno Fernandes.

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Sky Sports News' Kaveh Solhekol says Sir Jim Ratcliffe is edging closer to securing a significant stake in Manchester United, but news is not expected until next week


Chelsea want to sign a new striker for Mauricio Pochettino in the January transfer window but Victor Osimhen and Ivan Toney could now prove to be out of reach.

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Liverpool are due to pay Benfica an extra £8.5m for Darwin Nunez after he made his 60th appearance for the club in the 1-1 draw at Manchester City.

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Highlights from Manchester City's match against Liverpool in the Premier League

Manchester United's assistant coach Mitchell van der Gaag will fill in for Erik ten Hag at Everton with the Dutchman dealing with a touchline ban.

The former agent of Yaya Toure has not been contacted by the independent commission investigating the Premier League's 115 charges against Manchester City.


England legend Sarah Taylor is set to leave her role as wicketkeeping coach as the exodus from Sussex continues.

The Australian spinner Nathan Lyon has branded England's "Bazball" approach to cricket a "load of ****" as the tensions from this summer's epic Ashes series continued.

The irony of Serbia's dominant win over Great Britain on Thursday is that Novak Djokovic, the world's best player, flirted with becoming a British citizen when he was still a teenager.


Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti refused to rule out a move to the Brazil national team next summer and suggested his future would be clarified "soon".


Aaron Ramsdale is top of Wolves' January wishlist as a replacement for Jose Sa, but the cash-strapped side want to wait until the summer to pay for the Arsenal 'keeper.

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It was almost a nightmare return to the team for Arsenal goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale after his hesitation nearly lead to a Brentford goal


Jude Bellingham is reportedly set to land a "a multi-million-pound endorsement deal with Louis Vuitton" after his incredible start at Real Madrid.

Jude Bellingham celebrates after scoring Real Madrid's equaliser against Barcelona
Image: Jude Bellingham has made a stunning start to his Real Madrid career

Derby are braced for bids to whisk away top talent Cruz Allen, with Manchester United, Chelsea and Newcastle on the midfielder's trail.

Pep Guardiola plans to sign Boca Juniors left-back Valentin Barco - then loan him out to his old pal Enzo Maresca at Leicester.

Eddie Hearn reckons Tyson Fury's best days are behind him after his lacklustre display against Francis Ngannou.


Philippe Clement says the balance of Rangers' squad isn't right - and he's ready to fix it in January.

Dimitri De Conde will not be joining Rangers as director of football after confirming he'll be staying at Genk.

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