Warnock has cash to spend when the transfer window opens in just over three weeks’ time and it was widely expected that he would be after a new front man, but he claims that, such is the form of Icelandic hitman Heidar Helguson, he may look to strengthen other areas of the side.
“I was speaking to the chairman (Tony Fernandes) in Malaysia, and I’ve told him what my thoughts are,” said Warnock. “You give me £5m to buy a striker, and I don’t think I could get much better than Helguson.
“So I think you’ve got to be careful – sometimes January is not the right time. I need players in (other) areas that I’ll try to get.
Javi Gracia said it was always going to be an uphill battle for Watford after conceding so early against Liverpool on Saturday.
Schalke 04 boss Dominico Tedesco paid tribute to goalkeeper Ralf Fahrmann after his 76th-minute penalty save proved crucial in a 1-0 win over Wolfsburg.
Mattia De Sciglio stunned that Juventus were shocked to be held to a goalless draw with SPAL on Saturday.
Sunderland have suspended midfielder Darron Gibson with immediate effect after he was charged with drink driving.
Jose Mourinho's recent bad frame of mind was still present despite Manchester United beating Brighton 2-0 at Old Trafford on Saturday, a result that puts them into the last four of the FA Cup.
Mohamed Salah continued his astounding goalscoring form on Saturday, hitting four goals as Liverpool thrashed Watford 5-0 at Anfield.