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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Greatest Games: Yugoslavia 0 Argentina 0*, 1990
In this week’s Greatest Games, Saša Ibrulj takes Jonathan Wilson and Marcus Speller back to Florence in 1990 for Yugoslavia and Argentina’s World Cup quarter-final.   With social instability in the backdrop of this fixture for both nations, the potential ramifications of this fixture could have extended far beyond football. Reigning champions, Argentina, hoped to reach another semi-final whilst Yugoslavia’s talented side looked to establish themselves as genuine tournament contenders for the new decade.    About the panel: Jonathan Wilson ( founded The Blizzard in 2011 and is editor of the magazine. He’s contributed to a number of publications including the Guardian and Sports Illustrated as well as having authored  Behind the Curtain, Inverting the Pyramid, The Outsider, Angels with Dirty Faces and most recently The Names Heard Long Ago, among others.    Marcus Speller ( is a host of the Football Ramble podcast as well as Answerable Questions with Questionable Answers. Marcus also regularly hosts our live Q&A events across the country alongside Jonathan.   Saša Ibrulj ( is a football writer, a columnist for TeleSport, a contributor to the Guardian, World Soccer, ESPN and many others. Subscribe to our quarterly magazine:  Twitter:  Facebook:  Instagram:
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