The 21-year-old concluded his 2019 season with a bang, lifting the ATP Finals crown in London on his debut in the tournament to end his year at No.6 in the world.
Dong was loaned to Royal Antwerp for a prolonged spell soon after arriving at United and gave a glimpse of his potential with 30 goals in 53 matches.
In total, Minamino made 199 appearances for Salzburg, scoring 64 goals, while he has earned 22 caps for Japan and scored 11 times since making his debut in October 2015.
At the same time, Harry launched an emotional attack on the UK tabloid press for what he called a "ruthless campaign" against his wife.
Another side who have been top at Christmas, in the 1999-2000 season, Leeds have also been second at the same point in 1993-94 and fourth in both in 1997-98 and 2001-02. Financial mismanagement saw them drop to the second tier and the side who reached the semifinals of the Champions League in 2000-01 are still in the Championship. They are favorites to come up under the charismatic Marcelo Bielsa, though.
The move comes after the southern Dutch club won just two of their last 12 games and with PSV 10 points adrift of Ajax and AZ Alkmaar in the Eredivisie title race.
Whatever happens this weekend Liverpool find themselves top of the table at the festive season, a place where they have been before. The deja vu is fresh as they were top of the table under Juergen Klopp this time last year.
"As well as helping me on the training ground, Ferguson helped me a lot in life."
"They are the champions, they have all the assets to be called the best team in Europe. We will have to use all our hard work and our experience.
Tsitsipas struggled to sleep in the days after his momentous victory.
He gets a satisfaction from coaching children with special needs that he never experienced as a player, even if it is a world away from the glamour of the Premier League.
Fourth at Christmas in 1995-96 and then again a decade later in the 2005-06 season, Spurs have come within touching distance of the Premier League and the Champions League, where they lost to Liverpool in the final this May. Pochettino, who took them so close to the sun, has since departed to be replaced by serial winner Jose Mourinho. Aside from Liverpool, they are most likely to end their trophy drought.
On Tuesday, they paid a visit to Canada House, in London, to thank officials for the hospitality shown to them while they were there.