Trending: Arsenal won't sell Sanchez, Ozil; Man United vs. Zorya to go ahead
Here are the latest stories for Thursday.
ARSENAL: Arsene Wenger insists Arsenal will not cash in on Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil, while he remains confident that the star duo will extend their contracts with the club.
REAL MADRID: The club have equalled the 34-game club record of matches unbeaten with a 2-2 draw against Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League.
- Karim Benzema does not expect to endure the same financial concerns as some of his Real Madrid teammates might face, with the striker stating: "I pay my taxes."
BORUSSIA DORTMUND: Thomas Tuchel's side qualified for the Champions League round of 16 as the competition's all-time top scorers in the group stage with 21 goals in six games.
MAN UNITED: Jose Mourinho has criticised UEFA for allowing Zorya Luhansk to stage their Europa League fixture against Manchester United in Ukraine in December, claiming that the pitch in Odessa is "bad" and "icy."
- The game is expected to go ahead on Thursday after a pitch inspection, club and UEFA officials have said.
- Henrik Larsson says the only regret he has in his career is not staying at Manchester United for longer than his two-month loan spell with the club.
- Rio Ferdinand has told ESPN FC he still thinks Manchester United can target a top-four finish in the Premier League despite being nine points adrift.
BARCELONA: Barcelona have invited Brazilian side Chapecoense to play in next summer's Joan Gamper Trophy match at Camp Nou in homage to the 71 people who died in an airplane accident in Colombia last month.
PREMIER LEAGUE: Dozens of football players are under investigation by the UK tax authorities for potential irregularities in their financial affairs, HM Revenue and Customs' head of enforcement and compliance has revealed.
FIFA CLUB WORLD CUP: Football history will be made at the FIFA Club World Cup when video replays will be used for the first time by referees during the event in Japan which starts on Thursday.
RANGERS: Joey Barton has told BBC Radio 5 Live he was expected to perform like a "Neymar, Messi kind of player" after joining Rangers, but said he had no regrets over his move to Scotland and no bad feelings towards anyone at the club.
- Seattle Sounders attacking midfielder Nicolas Lodeiro credits Barcelona forward Luis Suarez with getting him to the Major League Soccer club.
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