Arsenal have not won the title in 13 years but Merson believes that Harry Redknapp instead of Arsene Wenger would have led the club to a title.
Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero is preparing to return to action ahead of schedule, just two weeks after breaking ribs in a car accident in Amsterdam.
Ibrahimovic, 36, ruptured his anterior and posterior cruciate ligaments in April but could return to first-team action before the end of the year.
Michael Bisping believes that while Tony Ferguson does get hit a lot, he is a tougher match-up than Nate Diaz for Conor McGregor should they fight for the lightweight title.
Arsene Wenger has admitted for the first time that Alaxis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil could leave Arsenal in the January transfer window.
Ex-coach Mark Petchey says the competition from Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic and Stan Wawrinka has made Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer even better players.
Defoe believes his experience could prove a valuable asset to Gareth Southgate's team, and wants to force his way into the squad.
Mourinho, 54, is in the second year of his three-year deal at Old Trafford and is already one of the highest-paid managers in world football.
Everton should have anticipated the departure of Romelu Lukaku and signing Fernando Llorente ahead of the summer transfer window, insists Peter Reid.
Paul Pogba has missed Manchester United's last five matches due to hamstring injury. Marouane Fellaini suffered a knee injury while on internatinal duty with Belgium.
Ben Stokes has been dropped by New Balance in light of his late-night brawl outside a Bristol nightclub in September, with the Durham man currently under police investigation.
Mourinho's Manchester United settled for a point at Anfield and Old Trafford against Liverpool. Dalglish claims the Red Devils parked the double decker at Anfield last season.
Mohamed Salah has scored six goals in 11 games since his move from AS Roma to Liverpool in the summer and will be one of their key players on Saturday, 14 October.
Federer is fresher than the other players going into the final weeks of the 2017 season after taking a nine-week mid-season break.
Virgil van Dijk wanted to join Liverpool, before Southampton reported the Reds. The Dutch defender handed in a transfer request, but the Saints did not sanction his sale.