Manchester United’s Angel Di Maria could return for this weekend’s Premier League fixture with Aston Villa. Photograph: Andrew Yates/Reuters

SATURDAY Aston Villa (13) v Manchester United (3) On-loan Tom Cleverley, who would not have been allowed to play for Aston Villa against hi(...)

 Steven Naismith of Everton celebrates scoring their third goal against  Queens Park Rangers at Goodison Park. Photograph:  Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Everton 3 QPR 1Everton turned their final home game before Christmas into a yuletide celebration with a Salvation Army brass band playing carols at ha(...)

Celtic’s coach Ronny Deila must take his side to the San Siro in February. Photograph: Antonio Bronic/Inpho

Celtic were handed a fearsome Europa League last-32 draw against Inter Milan while Liverpool will return to Istanbul, the scene of their memorable (...)

 Everton’s Luke Garbutt during the UEFA Europa League Group H match at Goodison Park, Liverpool. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA

Roberto Martinez felt Everton’s youngsters seized their chance to impress despite a 1-0 defeat by Krasnodar in the Europa League. With the Toffees alr(...)

Christian Atsu of Everton is tackled by Andreas Granqvist of Krasnodar   at Goodison Park. Photograph:  Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Everton 0 Krasnodar 1 Everton’s young side were unable to maintain the club’s unbeaten European record this season as Krasnodar chalked up a 1-(...)

Arouna Koné of Everton will make his return to action on Thursday after 14 months out injured. Photograph:  Chris Brunskill/Getty Images

Arouna Koné has said it will feel akin to making his professional debut when he returns to the Everton attack on Thursday after 14 months out injured.(...)

Manchester City’s Stevan Jovetic, Edin Dzeko and Frank Lampard warm up during a training session for the game against Roma. Photo: Phil Noble/Reuters

A night in Rome may prove the defining moment of Manuel Pellegrini’s Manchester City career.The demand from the club‘s owners is material progress in (...)

Manchester City’s Stevan Jovetic, Edin Dzeko and Frank Lampard warm up during a training session for the game against Roma. Photo: Phil Noble/Reuters

A night in Rome may prove the defining moment of Manuel Pellegrini’s Manchester City career.The demand from the club‘s owners is material progress in (...)

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini speaks during a press conference. Sergio Aguero will be out for up to six weeks he revealed. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero could be absent for four to six weeks due to knee ligament damage, manager Manuel Pellegrini has revealed.The pr(...)

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger after last year’s final win over Hull City, they meet again in this year’s thirs round. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/Epa

Holders Arsenal will play last season’s beaten finalists Hull in January’s FA Cup third round.The draw was held at The Deep Aquarium in Hull with mana(...)