That's all we have in today's edition of Footy Talk. See you again tomorrow morning, this is Nived Zenith signing off!
Robert Lewandowski's reply to being announced at 16th position. Check tweet below!
Yaya Toure's statement after he was handed a 18-month ban for driving under the influence of alcohol! http://www.officialyayatoure.com/general/statement-2/
SERIE A CLUBS LINE UP CLICHY BID
Napoli, Inter and Roma are interested in signing Man City left-back Gael Clichy in January, according to reports. The Frenchman is reportedly set to leave the Etihad when the transfer window reopens in the new year.
CHELSEA PLOTTING €23M MOVE FOR GIACOMO BONAVENTURA
Chelsea are reportedly monitoring the situation of Milan midfielder Giacomo Bonaventura. Itis understood that Blues boss Antonio Conte would like to bring the Italy international to Stamford Bridge in January, with the Blues prepared to splash out €23m on the 27-year-old.
Cristiano Ronaldo won more votes (745) than Lionel Messi (316) and Antoine Griezmann (198) combined.
This is how Ronaldo Jr celebrated when his dad won the Ballon d'Or! Check out the tweet below.
WEST HAM PLANNING TO SWOOP IN ON LAMINE KONE
Sunderland could lose star Lamine Kone to West Ham next month as the London club prepare to trigger the defender's £18million release clause. Only Hull (32) have conceded more goals than West Ham (31) in the Premier League this term and manager Slaven Bilic wants to address the problem swiftly in January.
John Terry has been told that this will be his last season as a player with Chelsea.
MARQUINHOS WANTS PSG STAY
Barcelona and Bayern target Marquinhos wants to sign a new contract at PSG. The Brazilian, 22, has established himself as a key-first team player at PSG after David Luiz's departure. “I would like to stay here. This is my fourth year at PSG, I have adapted to life here and I speak French,” he told AS. “In addition, my family feels good in Paris. Things are going well and I would love to stay here, I hope to sign a [contract] renewal. It does not just depend on me, but also on whether my performances are good.”
Claude Puel on Charlie Austin replacement
Southampton manager Claude Puel will look at replacements in January for Charlie Austin who is expected to be out for three to four months with a shoulder injury. “I think it’s important for the moment to stay with a good concentration about our game until the end of the year, and after we will see this with calm in January," he said. “We have a striker, we have an offensive player, it’s important to give them confidence and I like these players and it’s important they play with all the confidence of the team and the staff. We will see after in January, but the most important is to consider and to respect all the players in my squad.”
Ballon d'Or 2016 top five
1. Cristiano Ronaldo
2. Lionel Messi
3. Antoine Griezmann
4. Luis Suarez