Pape Diop has passed a medical at Eibar and joins the Armeros on a free from Espanyol
Oh, what might have been, United fans...
AS's own Robbie Dunne isn't buying the rumours:
With Sevilla expected to part company with coach Eduardo Berizzo, there are reports that the LaLiga club are considering former Barcelona boss Luis Enrique as a shock replacement for the Argentine:
Real Betis are hoping to bring in a winger in the January window and according to reports in Belgium, have their hearts set on bringing Chelsea's Charly Musonda back to Seville next month. Musonda spent a year on loan at Betis and scored one goal in 24 appearances for the Verdiblancos.
Also on the managerial front, Dutch former Everton boss Ronald Koeman has his eyes on coaching the Netherlands, whose dugout is currently unoccupied following the November departure of Dick Advocaat:
News of a managerial appointment over in the Scottish Premiership, where Rangers have confirmed former Reading defender Graeme Murty as boss until the end of the season. The 43-year-old, who won four caps for Scotland during his playing days, had been in interim charge since the sacking of Pedro Caixinha in October.
Ahead of Saturday's El Clásico, Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane suggested this lunchtime that Real Madrid will discuss a new contract with Cristiano Ronaldo in the new year, telling his pre-match press conference
: "Cristiano deserves all the respect of the club. We'll talk after the holidays." The full lowdown on what Zidane had to say is below: