Sporting Lisbon captain and defender Daniel Carrico joins Reading on an initial 18-month contract. More »

Carlo Cudicini leaves Tottenham Hotspur to sign for Los Angeles Galaxy after four years at White Hart Lane. More »

Newcastle right-back Danny Simpson is set to miss the next three to four games with a broken toe. More »

Everton midfielder Darron Gibson is set to be sidelined for a month because of a thigh strain. More »

Mark Lawrenson goes head to head with MOTD commentator Steve Wilson on the New Year Premier League fixtures More »

Ipswich top scorer DJ Campbell will return to parent club QPR this week but could return to Portman Road in January. More »

Roberto Mancini says international call-ups and a lengthy injury list could see Manchester City make signings in January. More »

Newcastle boss Alan Pardew hopes striker Demba Ba will remain at the club after the January transfer window. More »

Motherwell forward Jamie Murphy holds talks with Sheffield United with a view to joining the League One club. More »

Preview followed by live coverage of the New Year's Day game between Southampton and Arsenal in the Premier League. More »