Baseball is a bat-and-ball sport played between two teams of nine players each. Southampton boss Claude Puel is adamant that Virgil van Dijk and Jose Fonte will remain at the Premier League club beyond the January transfer window. Manager Jurgen Klopp has urged Liverpool to concentrate on isolating returning Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero when the teams meet at Anfield.\n\nTiemoue Bakayoko says he won’t go away Monaco in the course of the January transfer window despite reported interest from Chelsea and Manchester United. Sunderland’s promising young goalkeeper Jordan Pickford might be sidelined for up to eight weeks with a knee ligament strain.\n\nMamelodi Sundowns captain Hlompho Kekana has reflected on a vastly successful 2016, claiming it’s the most effective 12 months he’s ever had in his professional football career. Bayern Munich utility man Joshua Kimmich has credited Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola for helping him to ascertain himself.\n\nManager Jurgen Klopp has urged Liverpool to concentrate on isolating returning Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero. Mark Clattenburg would contemplate a transfer from the English Premier League to the wealthy and bold Chinese Super League. World player of the 12 months Cristiano Ronaldo rejected a world report £257 million bid from China, his agent Jorge Mendes has claimed.\n\nDimitar Berbatov’s agent says the veteran striker who has been linked to Swansea desires to provide the Premier League another crack. Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri has made it clear that there isn’t any likelihood” goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel will be part of Liverpool.