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Chelsea being written off too soon – Jenas

More incredible details about Felix Magath’s managerial methods courtesy of ex-Fulham, now Brighton, midfielder Steve Sidwell who joins Darren Fletcher and Jermaine Jenas to preview the weekend’s Premier League action. You’ll also hear from Steven Gerrard on Rafa Benitez’s early-season success at Newcastle and Carlton Cole on former team-mate Gareth Barry who’s set to break the all-time Premier League appearance record.

Duration: 02:09:13

Costa leaving Chelsea a relief for Conte - Nevin

Former Chelsea winger Pat Nevin joins Eleanor Oldroyd to discuss Diego Costa rejoining Atletico Madrid in January, and the latest following Mark Sampson's sacking as England women's head coach this week.

Duration: 00:12:51

Sampson sacked as England manager

Reaction as Mark Sampson is sacked as England women's manager following evidence of "inappropriate and unacceptable" behaviour with female players in a previous role. Plus, easy nights for Manchester United, Chelsea and Everton in the Carabao Cup, but more difficult for Manchester City and Arsenal as they all made it through to the fourth round. But when even Burton Albion make wholesale changes, we asked you what is the point of the competition? Listen as Manchester United manager Jose...

Duration: 00:59:25

'Liverpool are losing the know-how to win trophies'

Mark Pougatch presents reaction to Liverpool's Carabao Cup exit at Leicester, whilst Stoke and Burnley are knocked out by Championship opposition. Plus, England's women win 6-0 in their World Cup qualifier but their touchline celebrations with manager Mark Sampson, still the subject of bullying and harassment allegations - which he denies, ensure that debate rumbles on.

Duration: 00:20:24

Liverpool form is 'nothing to do with history'

Ex-Celtic striker Chris Sutton disagrees with Jurgen Klopp about why Liverpool are failing to reach their potential as he joins Mark Chapman, Ian Wright and the New York Times' Rory Smith on the Monday Night Club. Other topics up for discussion include whether the Premier League title is set for Manchester, what's going wrong at Everton and how do you solve the problems at Crystal Palace?

Duration: 01:48:12

Rooney's return ends in 4-0 defeat

Hear from Robbie Savage on the day Manchester United return to the top of the Premier League. Plus reaction as Arsenal showed resolve to pick up a rare point at Stamford Bridge.

Duration: 00:11:20

"Manchester City storm to the top of the Premier League"

Reaction to Saturday's football action where Crystal Palace's woes continue under new manager Roy Hodgson & Manchester City fire their way to the top of the Premier League.

Duration: 00:36:45

'Van Dijk won't fix Liverpool'

Owen Hargreaves believes Jurgen Klopp's philosophy is the reason for Liverpool's leaky defence. Hargreaves joins Darren Fletcher and Jermaine Jenas to preview the weekend's football, including a look ahead to Roy Hodgson's first game in charge of Crystal Palace. Plus, reaction from Bournemouth v Brighton in the Premier League.

Duration: 00:46:13

‘Liverpool’s centre backs fail to do the basics’

We discuss Liverpool’s defensive frailties as Jurgen Klopp’s side were once again exposed at the back in their return to Champions League action. Plus, which Manchester City player does Pep Guardiola think is one of the best he has ever seen?

Duration: 00:27:48

'Kane the most complete forward for some time'

After Harry Kane scores twice as Tottenham beat Borussia Dortmund 3-1, former Champions League winner Phil Neville labels the Spurs striker the "most complete centre forward" he's seen in years. Reaction to that game, plus the easy victory for Manchester City against Feyenoord and Liverpool's win over Sevilla.

Duration: 00:49:40

Easy night for Man Utd & Chelsea

Reaction to the easy Champions League wins for Manchester United and Chelsea - but it was not such a good night for Celtic, who lost 5-0 at home to Paris St-Germain. Plus a round-up of a full set of fixtures in the Championship, League One and League Two.

Duration: 00:50:32

De Boer sacked - is Bilic next?

Former Crystal Palace striker Ian Wright says the club's decision to sack Frank de Boer is "callous" and Sir Trevor Brooking gives his opinion on Roy Hodgson, who is the favourite to take over. We also bring you reaction to West Ham's 2-0 win over Huddersfield - is it enough to keep Hammers boss Slaven Bilic in his job?

Duration: 01:04:10

Will Woodburn follow in Giggs and Bale’s footsteps?

Former Wales striker John Hartson says 17year-old Ben Woodburn could be a special talent. Hear reaction from Hartson on Wales’ 1-0 victory and from Terry Butcher as England’s attention switches to Monday’s qualifier against Slovakia. And BBC World Service’s John Bennett brings us the latest on Barcelona’s claim Liverpool wanted more than £180m for Philippe Coutinho, something the Reds flatly deny.

Duration: 00:22:46

‘Losing Oxlade-Chamberlain will be a terrible blow for Arsenal’ - Wilson

Mark Chapman, David Ornstein and Jason Burt are joined by former Arsenal goalkeeper Bob Wilson to discuss Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain’s potential move to Liverpool and the latest transfers deal, as the window enters its final hours.

Duration: 00:23:08