The Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Cameroon is in the last 16 following the conclusion of the group stages.
Elsewhere, Liverpool will face Chelsea in the Carabao Cup final after their triumph over Arsenal in the second semifinal on Thursday night.
Here are more of the top stories we carried yesterday.
Man United make Premier League history in Brentford win
Manchester United became the first club in Premier League history to reach 300 away wins following their 3-1 victory at Brentford on Wednesday night.
Liverpool beat Arsenal to book final date with Chelsea
Liverpool advanced to the finals of the EFL Cup following a 2-0 victory over Arsenal in the second leg staged at the Emirates Stadium.
AFCON: Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea through as Algeria crash out
Algeria were knocked out of the Africa Cup of Nations following a 3-1 loss to Ivory Coast on Thursday evening.
🆕 FIFA announce new loan limits
In a bid to curb clubs stockpiling talent, FIFA has announced new loan limits.
🚨 OFFICIAL: Pablo Mari joins Udinese
Felice ed orgoglioso! Non vedo l'ora di iniziare questa nuova avventura e dare tutto me stesso per la maglia bianconera e per i suoi tifosi!— Pablo Mari Villar (@PabloMV5) January 20, 2022
FORZA UDINESE! ⚪⚫💪@Udinese_1896 #ForzaUdinese #AlèUdin #UdineseCalcio pic.twitter.com/pLssAKaoH9
Italian club Udinese have confirmed the signing of Pablo Mari from Arsenal on a loan until the end of the season.
🚨 Dembele dropped from Barcelona squad, told to leave immediately
Barcelona director of football Mateu Alemany has confirmed Ousmane Dembele is set to leave the club immediately after he refused to sign a contract extension.
🔵 Arsenal unveil stunning pre-match shirt
What a beautiful shirt. Arsenal have released a new pre-match jersey for fans to buy online.