The future of Brazilian midfielder, Lucas Leiva, at Liverpool has been under lots of speculation, especially during this January transfer window knowing that his current deal will end at the end of season.
Controversial Chelsea star striker, Diego Costa finally got himself back into the club's official training session, after spending some days off following his recent alleged fall out with Antonio Conte and supposedly back injury.
Liverpool found themselves slightly behind again in the chase for English Premier League title after only picking up a point on their match against Manchester United.
Needing another three points to maintain their runners up spot, Liverpool found themselves under pressure early on as it was the home side that put more attacking initiative.
It doesn't take long for Chelsea to get themselves back on that winning path as following their defeat from Tottenham Hotspur in previous league fixture, Antonio Conte's men hammered Leicester City this Saturday.
Mesut Ozil's contract track with his club, Arsenal continue to drag on as the player is keen on knowing what will happen to manager, Arsene Wenger.
Notably, people thinks that should Wenger depart, the German international might take the same path, but that's not the tactician believes.
Being hailed as one of the top players in English Premier League last season, things seem to be turning 180 degree for Dimitri Payet this time around, especially considering the poor performances from his club, West Ham United.
Manchester United making their way into the fourth round of FA Cup as they grabbed a convincing win over lower division side, Reading.
Resting some of their important players, Man United still looking too strong for their opponent as Jose Mourinho's men immediately went ahead after just seven minutes of play.
Manchester City made their way into the next round of FA Cup following their comprehensive victory over West Ham United this weekend.
Playing away from home didn't stop Man City from taking the attacking initiative as they push forward vigorously since kick off.
Manchester City might be seven points behind current Premier League leader, Chelsea, but that situation doesn't make Pep Guardiola's team losing any sort of beliefs as just yet.
At least according to City's star midfielder, David Silva, who recently stated his confidence that the battle for league title remains wide open as there are still many games left in the second part of this season.
As we get to the latter part of this year’s EFL competition, there have been a few surprises. This is a very tough league. The Premier league might have some of the biggest teams in England but the Championships have the most ruthless.
The English Premier League has already reached its 20th round last week and things are getting even tighter with the top six teams battling hard for the title. Choosing which team is going to come out on top is proving a serious challenge given the level of competition.
Losing to Liverpool in the new year's eve big game, Manchester City are looking for quick redemption on Monday, January 2 as they battle Burnley.
This early 2017 tie can be another interesting option for football lovers along with betting enthusiast, who are keen on playing some game in the start of new year.
After concluding its group stages round, Champions League are set to enter that important knock out stage in early 2017 and things will surely get more interesting especially with some interesting match ups.
Everton and Liverpool are gearing themselves up for another potential intriguing Merseyside derby next Monday, December 19, 2016 at Goodison Park.
Just like many high profile derby, that match should attract strong attention from football lovers along with betting enthusiasts, who are looking to place some cash.