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Rumours: Barcelona to continue pursuit of Liverpool star

Barcelona’s bid to sign Liverpool star Philippe Coutinho continues, but the Catalan giants are unwilling to let the issue run throughout the transfer window, according to the Mirror.

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West Ham boss David Moyes.

Rumour Mill: Chelsea join race for Lemar, Moyes eyes up Moore

Here are today’s main stories from football’s rumour mill as we head towards the January transfer window.

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A pitch inspection has deemed the Proact pitch unplayable, forcing the postponement of the Derbyshire Senior Cup tie with Heanor

Chesterfield’s cup clash with Heanor called off

Tonight’s Derbyshire Senior Cup tie between Chesterfield and Heanor Town has been called off.

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Glen Clarence

Spireites cup tie will be ‘spectacle’ for Heanor players (if it goes ahead)

Tonight’s visit to the Proact Stadium will be a ‘spectacle’ for Heanor Town players – if the Derbyshire Senior Cup tie goes ahead.

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Mesut Ozil, who could yet stay at Arsenal, according to today's rumour mill.

RUMOUR MILL: Wenger still hopeful of keeping Ozil as Chelsea prepare another bid for Barkley

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is still hopeful that he can persuade Mesut Ozil to stay at the club, according to today’s football rumour mill.

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Graham St Prims v Selston, manager Craig Weston

Weston’s Selston raring to go after second lay-off

Frustrated Selston boss Craig Weston says his players are looking forward to Saturday’s trip to Graham Street Prims after his side faced a second unexpected week without a game.

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Reds will tread new ground in county cup

Alfreton Town have been handed an away draw in the next round of the Derbyshire Senior Cup competition.

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Gareth Bale, who is expected to leave Real Madrid next summer, according to today's football rumour mill.

RUMOUR MILL: Bale to leave Real Madrid in summer, while Wenger gives Giroud an Arsenal lifeline

Welsh wizard Gareth Bale has agreed to leave European champions Real Madrid in the summer, according to today’s football transfer grapevine.

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Craig Weston

Selston aiming to regain top spot with trip to Ashby

Selston will be looking to take advantage of having an enforced break from action as they aim to regain top spot with a trip to Ashby Ivanhoe this weekend.

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Gary Rowett. Photo by James Williamson.

RAMS BLOG: Time to build momentum for festive period

The congested festive period is upon us as Derby County aim to maintain their push for promotion.

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RUMOUR MILL: Could this Manchester United star be heading for the Old Trafford exit?

RUMOUR MILL: Could this Manchester United star be heading for the Old Trafford exit?

Here are the stories making today’s back pages.

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SLIDESHOW: Alfreton Town 1-0 Matlock Town

Holders Matlock ended a frustrating evening at the Impact Arena on Tuesday kicking themselves for not knocking favourites Alfreton out of this year’s competition.
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RUMOUR MILL: De Gea - ‘Pay and I’ll stay’; Messi turns down City

RUMOUR MILL: De Gea - ‘Pay and I’ll stay’; Messi turns down City

David de Gea wants Manchester United to pay him what the top earners at Real Madrid earn if they want him to stay at Old Trafford.

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Striker Sam Vickers (right), who was again on the scoresheet for Heanor Town.

Heanor Town hold top dogs with dominant display

A dominant display earned Heanor Town a much-deserved point from a 1-1 draw against top-of-the-table Sporting Khalsa in the Midland League’s Premier Division.

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Chelsea's Eden Hazard, who his hoping to attract a bid for him from Real Madrid, according to today's football rumour mill.

RUMOUR MILL: Chelsea’s Hazard stalls on new contract and Arsenal are ready to sell Walcott

Chelsea’s brilliant Belgian playmaker Eden Hazard is stalling on a new £300,000-per-week contract in the hope of attracting an offer from European champions Real Madrid.

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Schalke midfielder Leon Goretzka, who is interesting Manchester United, Arsenal and Barcelona, according to today's rumour mill.

RUMOUR MILL: England players will get £5m bonus if they win the World Cup, while Man Utd and Arsenal eye Goretzka

England players will get a £5 million bonus if they win the World Cup in Russia next year, according to today’s football rumour mill.

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Rumours: Newcastle United unwilling to pay asking fee for Man United defender

Rumours: Newcastle United unwilling to pay asking fee for Man United defender

Newcastle United want to sign Manchester United left-back Luke Shaw - but the Magpies don’t want to fork out the £20m fee the Red Devils want. (The Sun).

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Premier League preview: Man City look to cement title hopes with win over struggling West Ham

Man City left it late but better late than never. Raheem Sterling’s 96th-minute winner against Southampton sent the Etihad into raptures, including manager Pep Guardiola.

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Gary Rowett. Photo by James Williamson

RAMS BLOG: Taking chances could be the difference

Being less wasteful in front of goal could be the difference between Derby County being a top two side and a top six side.

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Jurgen Klopp

RUMOUR MILL: Klopp favourite for Bayern; Ozil wanted by Chelsea

Jurgen Klopp is in the running to take over at Bayern Munich.

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