Liverpool unlikely to sign defender in January & Rooney in the frame for Derby job
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Mark Chapman and David Ornstein are joined by The Athletic's Simon Hughes with an update on Liverpool's January transfer plans as it appears they are unlikely to move for a defender despite their mounting injury concerns at the back.

Elsewhere Ryan Conway takes us inside the unravelling of Philip Cocu's Derby after the Dutchman left the club on Saturday, including insight into the chances of Wayne Rooney ending up in the hotseat.

There is also news of a potential contract dispute for Adama Traore at Wolves, Man Utd targeting Portugese defender David Carmo, plus we hear from former Arsenal midfielder Mathieu Flamini.

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