Afternoon Report: November 14

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David de Gea insists he is loving life at Manchester United.

The Spanish goalkeeper, who joined the Red Devils from Atletico Madrid in 2011, is approaching his 100th appearance for the club - and says he is currently in a particularly good moment in his career.

However, it seems increasingly unlikely that De Gea's compatriot Andres Iniesta will be leaving Barcelona in order to join Manchester United in January.

Reports in Spain suggest the 29-year-old World Cup winner is likely to renew his contract in December.

Elsewhere, Chelsea's hopes of signing Porto striker Jackson Martinez have been boosted after the Colombia international expressed his desire to join a bigger club.

However, the Blues will need to fight off the likes of Liverpool and Tottenham for the 27-year-old's signature.

Arsenal captain Thomas Vermaelen has refused to discuss his future after joining up with the Belgium national team.

The 28-year-old made his first Premier League start of the season in Sunday's 1-0 loss to Manchester United, but said he would not talk out of fear of making the situation worse.

Yaya Toure has denied claims that he is unsettled at Manchester City.

The Ivory Coast international tweeted a photo of himself and brother Kolo, along with the message that he is happy at City and missing Manchester.

Real Madrid star Gareth Bale insists that he is yet to produce his best form at the Bernabeu, despite an impressive start to his debut La Liga campaign.

The world's most expensive footballer has scored three goals in his last four matches and has now joined up with the Wales squad for Saturday's international friendly against Finland.

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