Patrick Vieira returns to Arsenal as Crystal Palace manager tonight
Patrick Vieira returns to Arsenal as Crystal Palace manager tonight

The Premier League action continues tonight as London rivals Arsenal and Crystal Palace collide at the Emirates. 

Elsewhere, big names are being linked with January moves as a huge week of Champions League football looms.

Arsenal vs Crystal Palace (8pm, Sky Sports Main Event)

Patrick Vieira returns to Arsenal as his Crystal Palace side look to end the Gunners’ recent good form.

The Frenchman, 45, will get a hero’s welcome this evening and remind the home faithful of more successful times.

But the current crop are beginning to show signs of life under Mikel Arteta and the return of centre-back Gabriel has played a big part in that.

Since the Brazilian regained full fitness, Arsenal have conceded just once in four games and we turn the spotlight on the 23-year-old Brazilian.

Read more: Gabriel is proving to be Arteta's guardian angel

Not that Palace will provide an easy test with their array of young players playing some eye-catching football.

In years gone by, a combined XI would be dominated with men from North London — but that is not the case this term. 

Check out our combined XI and jump on Twitter to let us know your thoughts. 

Read more: Check out LiveScore's Arsenal-Crystal Palace combined XI

Transfer Talk

Erling Haaland continues to be linked with a move away from Borussia Dortmund
Erling Haaland continues to be linked with a move away from Borussia Dortmund

The rumour mill continues to churn across Europe ahead of a big week of Champions League fixtures.

There are fresh rumours about Robert Lewandowski and Erling Haaland, who could both be on the move next summer.

And Newcastle and Tottenham are tipped to battle it out for Fiorentina striker Dusan Vlahovic in January. 

Read more: PSG want Haaland or Lewandowski to replace Mbappe

Before you go

Whenever there is a big news story from any of the major sports, it will be covered right here on LiveScore. 

And it is not just football on the menu today. 

We have all the reaction to Cameron Norrie's success in Indian Wells and also turn the spotlight on England's T20 World Cup campaign. 

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Premier LeagueArsenalCrystal PalacePatrick VieiraErling Braut HaalandRobert LewandowskiPaul PogbaTottenham HotspurNewcastle United

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