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  1. Latest news on the eve of transfer deadline day
  2. Crystal Palace sign Patrick van Aanholt
  3. Get Involved: #bbcsportsday
  4. FA Cup changes cheat fans - Shearer
  5. Best and worst January signings

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By Libby Dawes

All times stated are UK

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FA Cup replay: Leicester City v Derby County

The FA Cup replay of Leicester City v Derby County will take place on Wednesday 8 February at 19:45 GMT. The match will be shown live on BBC One.

Leicester v Derby

...And with that we bid you adieu. Have a great evening - same again tomorrow morning from 08:00 GMT. 

Carl Frampton needs time to heal...


Carl Frampton needs time to get over Santa Cruz defeat

Carl Frampton says it will take him some time to get over his defeat by Leo Santa Cruz in Las Vegas.

Santa Cruz of Mexico regained the WBA featherweight title with a majority verdict win over the previously unbeaten Belfast boxer.

Now the pair are expected to meet for a third time and Frampton wants it to be in his home city of Belfast.

Disappointed for myself and for my support. Home & away. Best fans in the world! Thank you all

Well played Bayern...


Arsenal tweeted they were anticipating the FA Cup draw...

This was Bayern Munich's response:

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On This Day...


2011: Andy Murray lost 6-4 6-2 6-3 in the final of the Australian Open to Novak Djokovic.

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On This Day...


2013: Liverpool announced the signing of Brazilian forward Philippe Coutinho from Inter Milan. 

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Monday 19:20 GMT

Non-league sides Lincoln and Sutton will discover their last-16 opponents in the FA Cup fifth-round draw on Monday night.

England manager Gareth Southgate will help conduct the draw live on The One Show on BBC One at 19:20 GMT, with coverage also on BBC Radio 5 live.

Here's the all-important ball numbers...

  1. Tottenham Hotspur
  2. Derby County or Leicester City
  3. Oxford United
  4. Sutton United
  5. Wolverhampton Wanderers
  6. Arsenal
  7. Lincoln City
  8. Chelsea
  9. Manchester United
  10. Millwall
  11. Huddersfield Town
  12. Burnley
  13. Blackburn Rovers
  14. Fulham
  15. Middlesbrough
  16. Manchester City

BreakingUlloa: I feel betrayed by Ranieri

Leicester City striker Leonardo Ulloa has tweeted he feels let down by the club for not letting him leave. The Argentine says he will never play for them again. 

With all respect for LCFC FANS. I feel betrayed by Ranieri and let down by the club. I will not play again for them...

Talent's not good enough - Rodgers


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Brendan Rodgers has urged Leigh Griffiths to work harder if he is to force his way back into Celtic's team.

Griffiths won a trio of player of the year awards after scoring 40 goals last season but has started only 10 league games this campaign.

He missed Sunday's win over Hearts with a calf injury and Rodgers made it clear the striker must improve his fitness.

"What I've said to him is about making sure the talent is a working talent," said the Celtic manager.

"Because talent's not good enough on its own."

Best and worst January signings

CHR15: Mahrez was a pretty good January signing, Championship champions & Premier League Champions within 2.5 years.

Emre Shan: Liverpool's is rather straightforward. Best is £23m on Luis Suarez and £8.5m on Coutinho, worst is £35m on Andy Carroll.

Pick your best January signings by going to our shortlist on this page.

Luis Suarez
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Ace or double fault?

A Question of Sport Teaser

Today's Question of Sport teaser asked: Name the eight players that Roger Federer has beaten just once in a Grand Slam singles final...

The answer

Agassi, Baghdatis, Djokovic, Gonzalez, Hewitt, Philippoussis, Safin  and Soderling

Easy, right?

Transfer: Oviedo and Gibson join Sunderland


Cavaleiro out for 'a few weeks'


Ivan Cavaleiro
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Wolves head coach Paul Lambert says winger Ivan Cavaleiro will be unavailable for "a few weeks" after he suffered a knee injury.

Cavaleiro became Wolves' record signing when he joined from Monaco for a reported £7m fee in August.

The 23-year-old has made 22 league appearances for the Championship side, but has started in only 12 games.

Wolves are 18th in the Championship table, seven points above the relegation zone.

Transfer: Wycombe sign Jakubiak on loan


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Premier League side Watford have loaned striker Alex Jakubiak to Wycombe Wanderers until the end of the season.

Jakubiak has only made one first-team appearance so far for the Hornets, in a 4-1 Championship defeat by Huddersfield Town in May 2014.

The 20-year-old has been out on loan on four previous occasions, most recently at Fleetwood earlier this season, scoring one goal in five games.

"He's got a good eye for goal," Wycombe boss Gareth Ainsworth said.

"We have good competition for places up front but games are coming thick and fast and keeping everyone fit and sharp is a big challenge for us."

Jones 'a bit like Donald Trump'

Former Scotland coach Jim Telfer has caused a stir with criticism of England boss Eddie Jones, Twickenham and Red Rose supporters in a BBC interview.

Telfer, who was at the helm the last time the Scots won the Championship in 1999, accuses Jones of being disrespectful and compares him to US President Donald Trump in the way he talks.

"Eddie Jones doesn't want to beat teams, he wants to demolish them, which I find a bit disappointing," Telfer told BBC Sport.

"To me he's building his whole team on set-piece and the building of the attack comes secondary. 

"Having coached Australia and Japan you would have thought the opposite would be the case. The way he speaks, it's a bit like Donald Trump. He wants to be the big man, you know?"

Eddie Jones and Donald Trump
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When you accidentally choose the perfect image...


On our desktop West Ham index, Robert Snodgrass looks like he has his own arm around himself... 

Robert Snodgrass

Transfer: QPR loan Shodipo to Port Vale


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Port Vale have signed Queens Park Rangers winger Olamide Shodipo on loan until the end of the season.

Republic of Ireland Under-21 international Shodipo came through the academy system at Loftus Road, and is under contract until 2019.

The 19-year-old was given his first-team debut in August and has since made a further 13 appearances.

He could play his first game for the Valiants when they host Peterborough in League One on Saturday.

Transfer: Blackpool sign Flores on loan from Wigan


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League Two side Blackpool have signed Wigan winger Jordan Flores on loan for the rest of the season.

The 21-year-old has come through the academy at the Latics and featured four times for them this season.

"Jordan has great quality on the ball, he's very good technically and we're looking forward to working with him," said Tangerines manager Gary Bowyer.

"We've been looking to strengthen our midfield options since Michael Cain went back to Leicester City."

Best and worst January signings

Matthew Birch: Defoe to Sunderland has to be up there.

Mark Gillespie: Best January signing ever has to be Luis Suarez for Liverpool. The man is a footballing genius and cost a hair over £22m.

I wonder if anyone will bite at that comment?

Ed Singleton: Newcastle are best at making worst Jan signings... Henri Savevt, Stephen Ireland, Seydou Doumbia and let's not forget Shefki Kuqi.

Transfer: Bury sign keeper Murphy on loan


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League One side Bury have signed goalkeeper Joe Murphy on loan from Huddersfield Town for the rest of the season.

The 35-year-old has become a back-up keeper at the Terriers and has not featured since January 2016.

Murphy, who has two caps for the Republic of Ireland, has played for eight clubs during his career including West Bromwich Albion and Coventry.

He is available for the Shakers' trip to Scunthorpe on Saturday.

Linnett joins Notts County


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Notts County Ladies have signed striker Kirsty Linnett after she turned down a new contract with Women's Super League One rivals Birmingham City.

Linnett made 72 appearances in all competitions for Birmingham in four seasons with the club.

The 23-year-old former Leicester trainee joined Blues in 2013 after three years with Arsenal.

"We believe she has the potential to flourish and become a top international striker," manager Rick Passmoor said.

Transfer window: Burnley's Ginnelly joins Lincoln City on loan


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Lincoln City have signed winger Josh Ginnelly on loan from Premier League Burnley until the end of the season.

The 19-year-old arrives at Sincil Bank with the Imps leading the National League and through to the FA Cup fifth round for the first time.

Ginnelly has yet to make his first-team debut at Burnley but made 14 appearances on loan at League One Walsall earlier this season.

He scored five times in 20 games on loan at Altrincham prior to that.

Swansea line up Villa swap

Swansea are set to sign Aston Villa midfielder Jordan Ayew with defender Neil Taylor moving in the opposite direction. 

The deal will also see Villa receive a fee which could rise up to £5m.

"It is not done yet, but it is close to being done," Swansea manager Paul Clement said of the swap deal. 

"Neil has been a great servant to this club, but I feel it is the right time for a new challenge for him and he would like to take it."

Jordan Ayew

There's never an excuse for a rat tail...

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England wing Jack Nowell has his rat-tail cut by Exeter team-mate Henry Slade following a pact with another of his Chiefs' team-mates, Matt Jess. 

Nowell and Jess both said they would shave their beards once they had recovered from their long-term injuries, but Nowell chose an alternative lock of hair to lose.

Jack Nowell: England wing has rat-tail cut by Henry Slade after pact

Jess says the pact helped him through his rehab.

The pair were sidelined in October, Nowell tearing a quad muscle and Jess with an injured toe.

Thankyou very much for all the birthday wishes . Got to the age where I was keeping it to myself but that didn't go very well .

For those wondering, that age is 36.

Jockey hails Many Clouds

Rider Leighton Aspell has described Many Clouds as “a jockey’s dream” after the 2015 Grand National winner's death at Cheltenham on Saturday.

Many Clouds collapsed and died following his defeat of Thistlecrack in the Cotswold Chase.

Aspell told the Times: "For him to have won the way he did was remarkable. The tank was empty but still he gave his all."  

Many Clouds beat Thistlecrack at Cheltenham

Tweets of the weekend

Our friends over at BBC Three have been busy compiling some of the best tweets around the fourth round action in the FA Cup.

You can check them out here. It includes this little beauty...

Stearman and Weimann scoring for Wolves, whose names sound like a Geordie lady begging her husband not to leave.

Leicester 'reject Sunderland bid for Ulloa'

Leicester have rejected an offer from Sunderland for striker Leonardo Ulloa, reports the Press Association.

The bid from the Black Cats is thought to be around £7m but Leicester boss Claudio Ranieri earlier insisted he does not want to sell the 30-year-old Argentinian. 

Ulloa, who this month handed in a transfer request, has also been the subject of a loan inquiry from Turkish club Galatasaray while Spanish side Alaves had a £1.7m bid turned down earlier in the transfer window. 

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Best and worst January signings

Use #bbcsportsday or the BBC Sport Facebook page

Ben Robinson: Coutinho & Suarez have to be the best January signings; worst is probably Andy Carroll

Jennifer Vikander: Fellaini is worst. Best Vidic or Mata or Evra.

Kevin Kelevra James-Starkey: As a Birmingham fan I'm obviously biased towards Christophe Duggary, tempered by the fact it was a short lived, one sided affair though.

Have your say using #bbcsportsday or the BBC Sport Facebook page.

More from Everton

Stoke City v Everton (Wed, 20:00 GMT)

Everton boss Ronald Koeman also spoke about Darron Gibson and Bryan Oviedo, who are set to join Sunderland.

He said: "Oviedo it was difficult. He is the back-up for Leighton Baines. He is a perfect professional. He wants a new challenge to play at Sunderland.

"I had told him no way, no chance, but I changed my mind. I don’t know if it’s the best solution but I like the boy, he was working hard and he wanted to play.

"If we get a problem at that position we have some good young ones.

"We know what we want, if we don’t get the players we want we won’t just sign players to get numbers in. They must bring lots of qualities to the team. We can wait until the summer."

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Keane is on our list - Koeman

Stoke City v Everton (Wed, 20:00 GMT)


Everton manager Ronald Koeman admitted that he is interested in Burnley centre-back Michael Keane - but believes many Premier League sides are.

Koeman says he is in no rush to sign players before the transfer deadline on Tuesday and can wait until the summer.

Asked about Keane, Koeman said: "Michael Keane is on the list, he is one of those players. He’s on our list but he’s on lots of teams' lists."

Michael Keane

Test your tennis knowledge

A Question of Sport Teaser

Today's teaser from the Question of Sport team....

Name the eight players that Roger Federer has beaten just once in a Grand Slam singles Final.

Win the FA Cup and get amnesty from relegation?


BBC Radio 5 live

Former Wigan defender, and now head of operations, Matt Jackson: "If you want some crazy ideas to shake up the FA Cup, I've got some.

"How about if a Premier League team won the FA Cup, they could have amnesty from relegation that season?

"Or if you win the FA Cup from outside the Premier League you get automatic promotion to the top flight. Those are ridiculous ideas - but they will never happen.

"We can come up with as many fanciful ideas as you want. But they would never get through.

"The cup is still important though. If you get a cup run you are talking about a decade's worth of investment for a lower league team."

'I had an exceptional year'


Dimitri Payet is being unveiled by Marseille after completing a £25m move back to the club from West Ham - and he has been attempting to paper over the cracks in his relationship with the Hammers.

He says: "I lived an exceptional year at West Ham, I have a great memory of the fans of the club. 

"Going back to Marseille is a personal choice. I no longer felt well at West Ham, I needed to return to my roots.

"Marseille is a very pleasant city to live in."  

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🎙I @dimpayet17 : « J'ai vécu 1 an exceptionnel à @WestHamUtd, je garde un excellent souvenir des supporters du club. » #DimitriEstOlympien

England prop Marler fit again

England v France (Sat, 16:50 GMT)

Chris Jones

BBC Radio 5 live rugby reporter

England forwards coach Steve Borthwick has confirmed prop Joe Marler is in full training and available for selection against France on Saturday.

Marler was a major doubt for the start of the Six Nations, but has made a swift recovery from a fractured leg.

Joe Marler

Leicester City news conference

Burnley v Leicester City (19:45 GMT)

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We have just heard from Claudio Ranieri this afternoon and he appears to be pretty chilled with the impending close of the transfer window. 

“I am always confident with my club and players – if someone arrives, I am happy. If no one arrives, I am happy. My priority is to try to win tomorrow against a big team at home," he said.

Ranieri added that transfers are always his decision but joked he doesn't always get what he wants. 

"If I want Messi, I don't think he comes," he joked.

On the reports Leonardo Ulloa is looking for a move away from the Premier League Champions, he added: "We don't change our mind. For us it's important we don't want to sell Leo. I don't want to sell him. We want Leo here. I hope he can be calm and understand my position. He's not happy and I understand him. He is not yet fit. He's working with the physio.”  

Klopp targets Champions League spot

Liverpool v Chelsea (Tuesday, 20:00 GMT)

At the weekend, Liverpool went out of the FA Cup on Saturday with a 2-1 home defeat to Championship side Wolves.

The Reds had made nine changes from their previous match, but boss Jurgen Klopp has defended his team selection. 

"It's very important we build on the good things," said Klopp. "Is it allowed to go for the best position in the Premier League?

"I really think we should try everything to make the best of the base we made. Stay positive. It's possible we could qualify for Champions League."

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Liverpool have only won one out of eight matches in all competitions in January

Doping in sport investigaton

Another session has been arranged by the Culture, Media and Sport Select Commitee as part of its inquiry into doping in sport.

Nicole Sapstead, the chief executive of UK Anti-Doping, will be among those giving evidence.

MPs have previously asked questions of Team Sky and British Cycling.

Jiffy-bag courier Simon Cope & ex-Team Sky medic (now British Cycling) doctor Richard Freeman invited to give evidence to @CommonsCMS Feb 22

Dr Freeman is alleged to have received a mystery package intended for cyclist Sir Bradley Wiggins at a race in 2011.

Klopp 'to look into Mane's eyes' on playing decision

Liverpool v Chelsea (Tuesday, 20:00 GMT)

Liverpool take on Chelsea tomorrow and Reds boss Jurgen Klopp hopes to have Sadio Mane available although the club have been delayed in their attempts to bring the Senegal forward back from the African Cup of Nations.

The Reds arranged for a private jet to fly Mane back from Gabon after Senegal lost 5-4 on penalties to Cameroon on Saturday.

"Ray Haughan and our team management did an outstanding job to bring him back as soon as possible and he is now on his way," said Klopp.

"We had the plane there but he was not allowed to go in the plane and we had to wait to get him from A to B. I spoke to him and it is all good so far. We will be in tomorrow morning and I will make a decision. I will have to look into his eyes and see if it is possible."

Sadio Mane
Sadio Mane missed a penalty as Senegal lost to Cameron in a penalty shoot out in the quarter-finals of the African Cup of Nations

Chelsea news conference

Liverpool v Chelsea (Tue, 20:00 GMT)

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Conte has said he believes a Chelsea win tomorrow would hit Liverpool hard mentally but it won't decide the season for either team.

"Liverpool's recent (poor) results are difficult to explain and I feel they have been unlucky. We have grown since our first meeting with Liverpool and we have improved a lot in terms of our identity and confidence. 

"When you face teams of the same level it's important to win for confidence, but the difficulty is high."

"Liverpool have their own identity and that makes them stronger - they play 4-3-3 When you change your system, you lose your identity and it makes it easier for other teams to beat you.  

"I want my team to fight to win in every game. Both teams want to win so it could be an open game tomorrow". 

On team news, Conte is asked if there are "any new injuries, any niggles, any back injuries?". 

He has a little chuckle and says "no". 

Chelsea news conference

Liverpool v Chelsea (Tue, 20:00 GMT)

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Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has said they will only let second-choice goalkeeper Asmir Begovic go in the transfer window if they find a suitable replacement. 

"I have no news on Asmir. We have to wait until tomorrow and see the situation. He wants to play every game but knows our situation and if we are able to find a good replacement he can go - but if not, he will stay with us and fight with us to win the title".   

He was asked what he thought of the transfer window closing on a night where there are Premier League fixtures. 

"Yes - it is very strange - this week we face two great opponents. Tomorrow against Liverpool will be very tough and we must pay great attention. It's a big week for us but there are still 14 more games to play after we face Liverpool and Arsenal".