Crystal Palace held on to a 0-0 draw at Watford on Saturday, with the hosts unable to go into a new era with a win.
Arsenal are reportedly losing confidence in interim boss Freddie Ljungberg as Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's future grows complicated.
Liverpool could let Rhian Brewster head out on loan next month, potentially opening the door to a new arrival.
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Crystal Palace forward Wilfried Zaha could be involved in a busy January window, according to the player's agent.
Cheikhou Kouyate indicated he feels European and South American players are favoured in the Ballon d'Or voting - at Sadio Mane's expense.
Crystal Palace moved up to fifth in the Premier League as Jeffrey Schlupp's second-half strike earned a 1-0 win over struggling Bournemouth.
Manchester City have a favourable draw in the FA Cup third round, but there are difficult trips for Everton and Manchester United.
Liverpool edged past Brighton and Hove Albion at Anfield, while Manchester City's title hopes suffered a blow against Newcastle United.
Despite playing at centre-back for the very first time just last month, Rodri is confident he could star in Manchester City's defence.