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Summary

  1. Yesterday: Basel 1-0 Man Utd, Paris St-Germain 7-1 Celtic, Qarabag 0-4 Chelsea
  2. Tonight: Cologne v Arsenal (18:00 GMT), Everton v Atalanta (20:05 GMT)
  3. Premier League news conferences: Tottenham, Swansea, Crystal Palace, Watford, West Ham and Brighton
  4. Get involved: What is your favourite all-time strikeforce and why? #bbcfootball

Live Reporting

By Michael Emons

All times stated are UK

  1. Thanks and goodbye

    And that is the end for today's live page.

    We will be up and running with our Europa League live text from 17:00 GMT with Arsenal and Everton in action later on.

    Then tomorrow it will be a very frantic day of news conferences before the weekend's action.

    Loved all the strikeforce suggestions. Great work everyone. Until next time, bye for now.

  2. Get Involved #bbcfootball

    What is your favourite all-time strikeforce and why?

    Prince Kessie: Greatest strike force is Henry, Eto'o and Messi 2008-2009.

    Peter Chymera: Andriy Shevchenko & Serhiy Rebrov my favourite partnership for club and country, firing Dynamo Kyiv to the Champions League semi-finals & Ukraine to the World Cup quarter finals! Legendary pairing still missed today!

    Alan Anderson: Ronaldo, Rivaldo, Ronaldinho were unbelievable in South Korea/Japan in 2002, on the highest stage.

    Henry
  3. Tonight's team news

    Everton v Atalanta (20:05 GMT)

    With two Europa League Group E games to go, Everton cannot qualify for the next stage, but caretaker boss David Unsworth said he will still select a "strong" side.

    Defender Mason Holgate is missing with a groin injury, while skipper Phil Jagielka will be rested. Midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin - who is suspended - is continuing his recovery from a toe problem.

    Unsworth said: "We are going to pick a team to win, a strong team that we we feel is the right one. We will be respectful to our fans.

    "We put on the Everton shirt and we're fully respectful of that."

    David Unsworth
  4. 'I've sold the house'

    The Premier League Show (BBC Two, 22:00 GMT)

    BBC Two

    Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy reminisces with Steve Bower about the Premier League title-winning celebrations in his kitchen as you can see in the clip below.

    Watch the full interview on The Premier League Show from 22:00 GMT on BBC Two and the BBC Sport website.

    Video content

    Video caption: 'I've sold the house' - Vardy on those kitchen celebrations
  5. Tonight's team news

    Cologne v Arsenal (18:00 GMT)

    Striker Olivier Giroud, goalkeeper David Ospina and forward Danny Welbeck could all be part of a much-changed Arsenal line-up to face Cologne in the Europa League.

    Giroud missed the win over Tottenham with a thigh injury while Ospina and Welbeck were unused substitutes. However, forward Theo Walcott is still struggling with an illness.

    Highly rated 17-year-old Reiss Nelson, who has played at wing-back in the first team, is in line to make his eighth appearance of the season.

    Fellow academy products Ainsley Maitland-Niles, Eddie Nketiah and Joe Willock are also expected to feature in the squad, with the Gunners already assured of their place in the last 32, and they will guarantee top spot in the group with a win.

    Olivier Giroud
  6. Get Involved #bbcfootball

    What is your favourite all-time strikeforce and why?

    Sanjeev Basi‏: For me it has to be the Dean Sturridge-Paulo Wanchope partnership. My first real season following football as a kid and Derby finished in the top half of the Premier League!

    Zak‏: Drogba, Anelka, Lampard. Broke the goal scoring record 09-10.

    Chelsea
  7. Injury problems for West Ham

    West Ham United v Leicester City (Friday, 20:00 GMT)

    West Ham United

    West Ham boss David Moyes was busy explaining a lengthy injury list earlier on.

    On Marko Arnautovic: "It looked really serious when he came off, the first thought was broken arm or thumb. It was badly sprained, but he has trained so he is OK."

    On Andre Ayew: "It was illness, but he has taken a couple of days to find his feet but is back among us, as is Michail Antonio, but he is short of fitness so he won't be included in the game."

    On James Collins: "He is back training and we are trying to get him back. But rushing Michail and James is not the right thing as I will need them in the coming weeks and months."

    On Javier Hernandez: "We are hoping he will start some running next week."

    Marko Arnautovic
  8. Get Involved #bbcfootball

    What is your favourite all-time strikeforce and why?

    Dave Parker‏: Toshack/Keegan - ITV's On The Ball tried to see if they were telepathic- would be 2nd to Rush/Dalglish. And I'm an old Saints fan!

    Lord Riot‏: Best #strikeforce in #football was Tevez, Aguero, Balotelli & Dzeko. Right now; Aguero, Jesus, Silva, de Bruyne, Sane & Sterling or any combination of those! #goals

    Manchester City
  9. 'A real pressure on managers to perform'

    Manchester United v Brighton (Saturday, 15:00 GMT)

    Brighton & Hove Albion

    Some quotes from Brighton manager Chris Hughton, talking about the increasing pressure managers face.

    "What we are seeing, and it is not just this season, is a real pressure on managers to perform," says Hughton.

    "We are very conscious that we are in an era where in the past managers would have been given more time, it seems like now there is so much pressure, particularly with the changing ownership it is instant success and the real fear of dropping out of the division.

    "It makes it more precarious for managers and there is more pressure on managers."

    Chris Hughton
  10. 'I want the fans behind us'

    West Ham United v Leicester City (Friday, 20:00 GMT)

    West Ham United

    West Ham manager David Moyes has been asked about his reaction to the news that some the club's fans did not want him to become the manager.

    He said: "I was a little surprised when I heard it. I want the fans behind us and to give us the best chance of winning. We all have to be together.

    "A win would be great and we need that. We have fixtures coming up that will be more difficult, winning changes how your week looks and how you go about the week."

    David Moyes
  11. Get Involved #bbcfootball

    What is your favourite all-time strikeforce and why?

    Joe Sedgwick: I used to love watching James Beattie & Brett Ormerod play together. They pretty much dragged Saints to the cup final in 2003.

    Pieter Steketee: Overmars-Kluivert-Finidi. An unstoppable strike force from the great @AFCAjax side of '94-'95! Not to forget Litmanen running the show.

    Max Horwood: No better than Dwight Yorke & Andy Cole during the ‘99 treble winning season!

    Yorke and Cole
  12. Brighton's Bruno joins 'Common Goal' campaign

    Simon Stone

    BBC Sport

    Brighton captain Bruno Saltor has become the 24th player to join Juan Mata's Common Goal campaign - where footballers donate at least 1% of their annual salary to a charity.

    In addition, the organisation says it will be announcing a new player every day until 29 November, when they will make what it describes as "it's biggest announcement yet", which will reflect a commitment to diversity and inclusivity.

    "Last season, I was fortunate enough to be part of a Brighton team that was promoted to the Premier League for the first time in our history," said Bruno. “It was a special moment that united our entire community, and a powerful reminder of football’s capacity to create magic in our lives.

    "What I like most about Common Goal is that it taps into this same magic to change the world for good. It’s about uniting all of us, the global football community, behind a shared commitment to give back.”

    Bruno
  13. Owners support me - Clement

    Swansea City v Bournemouth (Saturday, 15:00 GMT)

    Swansea City

    Swansea are 19th in the Premier League, but manager Paul Clement believes he still has the backing of the club's hierarchy.

    "We are sad that we are not performing as well as we can but we still have belief and are still trying to turn it around," says Clement.

    "The owners are very supportive of my position, the chairman is not happy with the performances, but neither am I and neither are the players. What we have to do is improve our levels. I see and meet the chairman at the training ground every day and the communication remains open and positive."

    Paul Clement
  14. Get Involved #bbcfootball

    What is your favourite all-time strikeforce and why?

    Lewis Wilmott‏: Wright and Bright at Palace hold a special place for me. They just worked together so well.

    Tom Freeman: The best partnership of all time was of course... Deeney and Ighalo in 2015.

    Tiger‏: Personal favourite to be Hristo Stoichkov & Romario at Barcelona supported by Laudrup.

    Ighalo and Deeney
  15. Moyes looking for 'big performances'

    West Ham United v Leicester City (Friday, 20:00 GMT)

    West Ham United

    David Moyes faces his first home game as West Ham boss when they entertain Leicester tomorrow.

    It was not the best of starts for Moyes, with his side losing 2-0 at Watford on Sunday.

    "We analysed the game, there were a lot of good things in the game and things we can say 'that was better', we passed it more and ran more - we have to look at the positives," says Moyes.

    "I've only had one game with them, we do have players with big reputations and I'm looking for big performances."

    David Moyes
  16. Sympathy with the referee - Hodgson

    Crystal Palace v Stoke City (Saturday, 15:00 GMT)

    Crystal Palace

    We have already mentioned about Roy Hodgson's reaction to Everton striker Oumar Niasse's two-game ban for diving, but the ex-England boss is cautious about banning people for 'simulation'.

    "You have to be very careful of diving as there are situations where the dive is less pronounced than others," said the Palace manager.

    "There are ones when players lose their balance but it is not a penalty and the player has not dived so we have to be careful. The sympathy has to be with the referee."

    Roy Hodgson
  17. Get Involved #bbcfootball

    What is your favourite all-time strikeforce and why?

    Ross Lumbard‏: Duff-Robben-Drogba gets my shout. Anyone else remember when Damien Duff was sublime?

    P Louey: Ian Marshall and Steve Claridge at Leicester 1997....proper strike force.

    Addy Field‏: For the short time they were together SAS (Shearer and Sutton) caused some damage, a personal favourite of mine despite not being the most destructive was Owen & Heskey for club & country.

    Duff, Drogba and Robben
  18. Silva refuses to comment on Everton speculation

    Newcastle United v Watford (Saturday, 15:00 GMT)

    Watford

    Marco Silva has been repeatedly linked with the Everton job, but the Watford manager is certainly not in the mood to give any information away today.

    "I will answer straight, I'm here to talk about our match, Newcastle v Watford and nothing more," says Silva.

    "I won't give one more word about this situation. Newcastle-Watford. If you want I will answer 10 or 20 questions for you on that.

    "The most important thing for me is Newcastle-Watford. The fans know what is most important for us. We are fully focused on our next game."

    Marco Silva
  19. Get Involved #bbcfootball

    What is your favourite all-time strikeforce and why?

    Kyle: My favourite strike partnership was the Shearer, Ferdinand and Faustino Asprilla one at Newcastle. Some strikeforce that was. Cole and Beardsley for Newcastle was great too.

    Mark: Dumitrescu, Anderton, Sheringham, Barmby, Klinsmann. Tottenham always outscored the opposition in our 4-1-5 formation.

    Shearer and Ferdinand
  20. Niasse decision doesn't help us - Hodgson

    Crystal Palace v Stoke City (Saturday, 15:00 GMT)

    Crystal Palace

    Everton striker Oumar Niasse was the first Premier League player to be banned after retrospective action for diving during a match.

    It came after the 2-2 draw at Crystal Palace last weekend, when Niasse won Everton a penalty, which was converted, and Eagles boss Roy Hodgson has been asked about the incident.

    "We thought after the game that it was a dive, that it wasn't a penalty," says Hodgson. "It's hard for the referees sometimes. I respect the [retrospective] decision made but it doesn't help us a great deal."

    Oumar Niasse