Lunchtime Report: December 24

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Sir Alex Ferguson has described the signing of Robin van Persie as an 'early Christmas present' for Manchester United.

Van Persie has scored 15 goals for Manchester United since his summer transfer from Arsenal.

Daniel Sturridge is reportedly set to receive a £1.5 million 'golden goodbye' from Chelsea as he closes in on a transfer to Liverpool. (Daily Mail)

The two clubs have agreed on a fee of £12 million for Sturridge, and the 23-year-old underwent a medical on Sunday.

Everton are reportedly keen to sign Manchester City winger Scott Sinclair in the January transfer window. (Metro)

The 23-year-old has made only three appearances for City since joining the club from Swansea in August.

Arsenal midfielder Denilson does not know if he has a future at the Emirates Stadium.

The Brazil international is currently on loan with Sao Paulo for the second successive season.

Tottenham defender Benoit Assou-Ekotto has dismissed speculation linking him with Chelsea as just 'paper talk'.

Chelsea are reported to be considering the Cameroon international as a replacement for Ashley Cole.

Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho has wished Barcelona counterpart Tito Vilanova a speedy recover.

Vilanova has suffered a relapse in his battle to overcome cancer.

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