Fulham defender Calum Chambers reminded his team-mates of the need for unity after defeat to West Ham on Saturday left them rooted to the bottom of the Premier League table.
Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk says he is not worried by Mohamed Salah's apparently joyless goal celebrations, insisting that the Egyptian could not be happier at the club.
Real Madrid flew out to the UAE on Sunday for this season's Club World Cup as they put their league campaign on the hold for now.
There were wins for leaders Perth Glory and Melbourne City in the A-League on Sunday.
Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson says predecessor Steven Gerrard helped him improve his leadership in order for him to improve in the role.
According to reports in England, Everton have identified RB Leipzig's Jean-Kevin Augustin as the man they want to add to their attacking ranks, though the German side are said to be holding out for £38m for the forward.
According to 'The Daily Mail', West Ham are plotting a January loan move for Manchester United's out-of-favour midfielder Andreas Pereira.
Former Holland international Ruud Gullit says he is unsure whether Ajax starlets Matthijs de Ligt and Frenkie de Jong are ready for big-money moves to Barcelona in the near future.