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Here are the latest stories for Thursday.
- David Edmonds, chairman of the board responsible for West Ham's London Stadium, has resigned, the London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC) has announced.
- Glenn Hoddle has said he believes the Tottenham players who have signed new contracts with the club have "taken their foot off the pedal."
ARSENAL: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says Sunday's game against Tottenham Hotspur is "more than a derby" as the Gunners can prove both their Premier League title credentials and their ability to deal with tough November fixtures.
- Hector Bellerin should be fit for Sunday's North London derby against Tottenham Hotspur, but Theo Walcott, Santi Cazorla, Nacho Monreal and Kieran Gibbs remain doubtful, Wenger said.
- Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane says he and his teammates must learn from their mistakes after squandering a 2-0 lead.
- Juventus general manager Beppe Marotta has said the club are "alert and looking around" for potential January transfer window signings.
MLS: The Seattle Sounders took away the interim tag and named Brian Schmetzer as their head coach on Wednesday night. Schmetzer took over as the interim head coach after Sigi Schmid was let go in late July. At the time, Seattle was in ninth place in the MLS Western Conference and in danger of missing the playoffs for the first time in franchise history.
BAYERN MUNICH: Bayern Munich CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has refuted claims by Borussia Monchengladbach's director of football Max Eberl that the German champions are favourably treated by the league when arranging Bundesliga fixtures following Champions League games.
ARGENTINA: Despite welcoming Lionel Messi back into the national team fold from injury, Argentina coach Edgardo Bauza is still worried about his team's qualifying campaign for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
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